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Iprism reduces debt as turnover grows

Operating profit rises at underwriting agency but post-tax profit falls.

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Canniffe joins from BGL and Kershaw comes on board from Towergate.

Broker | 22 Aug 2014

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Cash deal comes with promise of more disposals over next 18 months.

Insurer | 22 Aug 2014

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Power hour: Modernising the industry

With possible changes in legislation in the near future, our expert panel discusses what effects a tightening up of the law could have for brokers. Emmanuel Kenning reports

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Broking success: Taking on the big boys

Portmore Insurance Broker’s director Graham Jacobs tells Caitlin Morrison how the company is able to compete with the nationals and why they like complex business

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Working flexibly

Changes to legislation governing flexible working mean employers need to get up to speed with the new guidelines, explains Peter Done

Talking Point

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In-depth: The claim game

With increasing numbers of clients switching providers in search of better service, brokers are having to devote more time......

Videos

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Broker Apprentice Episode 6: the winner is revealed

It is time for the six contestants to get a grilling from Zurich personal lines boss Tim Holliday

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Broker Apprentice Episode 5: the e-Broking presentations

It is "Your Niche" versus "Driver's Mate" in the battle of the digital Apprentice propositions.

Broker | 08 Aug 2014 | screening image

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Broker QT: What does the Scottish independence debate mean for the local insurance sector?

Insurer rates, currency questions and market withdrawals among topics discussed.

Insurer | 07 Aug 2014 secure | screening image

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Editor’s letter - July 2014

“Good acquisition deals can undoubtedly enhance a business. However, there are many well-documented dangers”

Viewpoint

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The problem with warranties…

Insurers that commit to only applying warranties if material to a loss will see a benefit, says Neil Campling

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You only sell your business once

With the increasingly buoyant economy and a resurgence in acquisition activity, Tony Cornell cons iders the implications......

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L&G and the ABI

Was the insurer right to withdraw from the trade body?

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UK Broker Awards 2014

05 Sep 2014 , London

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Ordnance SurveyFollowing last year's successful research study, Ordnance Survey undertook a follow-up study with the members of the Insurance Fraud Investigators Group (IFIG).

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