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Van Insurance complaints

Churchill Insurance is committed to providing the highest standard of service to our customers. However, if you need to complain, we'll do everything we can to ensure your complaint is dealt with fairly and as quickly as possible.

The information provided here will show you how to:

  • Make a complaint
  • Contact the right person
  • Take further action if you're unhappy with the outcome

How to complain

The easiest way to complain is to simply pick up the phone and speak to Brightside, who handle our van insurance policies.

Depending on the nature of your complaint, get in touch on one of the telephone numbers below.

The person taking your call will try to resolve your complaint immediately. If they can't, or further investigation is required, Brightside will let you know within five business days.

If your complaint isn't resolved within four weeks, they'll write and let you know the reasons why and what further action they'll take.

Within eight weeks of receiving your complaint, Brightside will either issue you with a final response letter outlining the outcome of their investigation and their decision, or a letter confirming when they think the investigation will be completed.

Telephone numbers

If you have a complaint regarding your policy, please call the customer service department on 0800 051 0553

If you have a complaint relating to a claim, please call the claims department on 0345 605 9126

The Financial Ombudsman Service

If you are unhappy with the decision, or if the investigation isn't completed within 8 weeks, you may refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Please note that if you want to refer your complaint to the FOS, you must do it within 6 months of our final response letter. The address for the FOS is:

The Financial Ombudsman Service
Exchange Tower
London E14 9SR


You can email them at


You can get in touch with the Financial Ombudsman by phone on these numbers:

UK: 0300 123 9123 or 0800 023 4567

Abroad: +44 20 7964 0500

Churchill Van Insurance policies are underwritten by U K Insurance Limited, which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registration number 202180. New Churchill Van Insurance policies taken out on or after 18 March 2014 are underwritten by U K Insurance Limited and are arranged and administered by Brightside Insurance Services Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registration Number 302216. The Financial Services Register can be accessed through