AN East Lancashire company has been shortlisted for a vast array of awards at a ceremony designed to celebrate the 'leading lights' in the 'protection industry' - from illness cover to financial protection.

CoverMyBubble, a family insurance broker based in Oswaldtwistle who offer services across Accrington and Blackburn, has been shortlisted in eight awards at the Protection Guru Awards including 'individual advisor', 'best claim communication or case study', 'best use of video social media', 'best use of static social media' and 'best protection administrator or support staff' categories.

The awards were created to celebrate the leading business' in the protection industry and give recognition to new entrants all the way through to established names.

The winners will be announced the winners on Friday, October 22 at The Pullman Hotel in London.

CoverMyBubble are a small family business and it is thought to be an amazing achievement to be nominated alongside some household names.

They will be attending the awards with several 'big-hitter' insurance companies including Aviva, Scottish Widows, Guardian and Zurich.

CoverMyBubble have been focusing on sharing awareness about the insurance industry, defeating the myths and making sure families know exactly what they are covered for, from sharing posts, videos and case studies all over their social media

Emma Astley, director of CoverMyBubble said: "Being recognised in any awards ceremony is just amazing and makes us extremely proud, but within our own industry means so much more.

"It’s a tough industry to be part of and to be recognised for making a difference is just so rewarding.

"It makes me incredibly proud of what we have achieved as a small family business. We’re just pushing to make changes to make it easier for clients to understand and discuss insurance.

"I am so overwhelmed with the last 12 months and thankful for the support of our followers and clients. If we were lucky to win an award, it would be dedicated to our daughter, Lillie-Beth.

"Also, to our clients, as they really have my back and help me raise even more awareness to help other families, so they don't suffer financially, like we did many years ago.”

CoverMyBubble have been trading since 2018 and the whole team remains committed to ensuring the right information goes out and that families get their bubble covered properly.