Credit Indemnity & Financial Services (CIFS) is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of trade credit insurance and related credit management services.

CIFS policies provide companies with comprehensive protection from the risk of bad debts – default – and customers’ business failure.

Underwritten in the Lloyd’s market, CIFS’ credit insurance is supported by market-leading debt collection and credit information services.

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Investing in Export

A major investment in new information sources – including Bureau van Dijk, and Bloomberg – together with the appointment of a highly respected industry figure to the new post of Export Underwriting Manager, are the building blocks of a new initiative to enable CIFS policyholders to expand their export business with confidence.

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Latest news


Nexus CIFS has appointed a new Managing Director

Nexus CIFS has appointed Richard Marriage as its new Managing Director. Richard is welcomed back having co-founded the company in 2000. He was one of the formative influences in CIFS early development.

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Key Sectors


CIFS has in-depth expertise in all key sectors of the UK economy including construction, media, food and retailing.

A particular area of detailed understanding of trade conditions is construction, where CIFS’ collaboration with specialist construction solicitors, Hawskwell Kilvington, has contributed to it becoming the sector’s “go-to” credit insurer.  

Here is our fact sheet outlining the package of benefits available to CIFS’ policyholders.

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Forms & Documents

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Nexus CIFS Limited is an Appointed Representative of Nexus Underwriting Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the FCA.
Nexus Underwriting Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA No: 494805