Stangen Insurance


History of Stangen

Founded in 1948, standard general has a rich, diverse history.

We have evolved through various business cycles and changes in ownership to provide affordable products to suit every situation.

Since June 2017, The standard general Insurance company limited has been marketing itself under the shortened brand name, “Stangen”.

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Product offering

Leaving a legacy and looking after the ones you love for life is all about planning.

With our cover options, you’ll know that your family and financial commitments will be taken care of when you’re gone.

We know you are trying to make the best choices for your family. Look after their future by extending your cover to include salary protection, critical illness, disability cover and an addition of accelerated funeral cover.

Unique benefits

Life insurance that gives you more than peace of mind – it turns you into a philanthropist too.

All our customers have the opportunity to make a difference by joining different.org and donating their first payment every year to charity.

We call this the Different donation.

This is fully-supported by Different Life, so that there are no hidden costs or admin fees. 100% of the money goes to your charity of choice.  

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Customer feedback

Here is some feedback from clients who have had an experience with the brand:

 “I would like to thank you Stangen insurance for speeding up the process. I really appreciate the service I experience I've had during a tough time”.

 “I really would like to thank Stangen insurance for their support whilst I was going through the process of my father’s funeral. The claim I made was paid sooner than I had expected”.    

 “Thank you so much Stangen insurance, I wish all people knew about the best service you are providing”.