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Insurer hit in the pocket for making “abandoned calls”.

Regulation | 01 Oct 2014

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Turnover rises 25% for the broker.

Broker | 01 Oct 2014

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Ex-Brightside chief supports UKIP policy to leave the EU due to its “disastrous” decisions on insurance market.

Broker | 01 Oct 2014

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Profile: Different direction

Covéa's commercial lines director Simon Cooter took an unusual route into insurance, but he believes a broker-focused approach will pay dividends for the provider, as Caitlin Morrison reports

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Acturis Premium Index

The recently reformatted Acturis indices have delivered a mixed report on the movement in average premiums in the second quarter of 2014.

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Broking success: Surviving and thriving

After going from struggling to run the business to two award triumphs, Cowens Survival Capability's Stuart Williams and Grant Scott tell Emmanuel Kenning about their focus on training and professionalism

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In-depth: Knowing the worth

Underinsurance is a thorn in the side of most sectors, but is it the same in the high net worth space? Siân Barton investigates......

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“Absolute focus” on brokers led to award win, says LV

Video: A Q&A with the chiefs of LV on its brokers' insurer of the year triumph.

Broker | 25 Sep 2014 | screening image

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Simon Cooter takes on the profile in focus challenge

Will he ever make the switch to broking?

Insurer | 05 Sep 2014 secure | screening image

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Broking success: Surviving and thriving

After going from struggling to run the business to two award triumphs, Cowens Survival Capability’s Stuart Williams and......

Broker | 02 Sep 2014 secure | screening image

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Editor's letter - August/September 2014

“It is reassuring to know that those in charge can approach such a fundamental issue with such level heads”

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Seller beware

Following on from July’s column Tony Cornell considers the further implications of selling your business

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Products round-up: In a holiday mood

It's a bumper section this issue, and a number of the products had a distinctly holiday theme - albeit a bit late in the......

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Motor Industry

Now the Competition and Markets Authority has published its final report on the private motor insurance market, do you think it has gone far enough?

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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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