It’s not just large companies that face complex risks, there are a range of measures brokers can take to ensure clients of all sizes and budgets can find the correct cover, writes Sam Barrett. Additional reporting by Judith Ugwumadu
Standards body says value-added services are key to broking’s success
Video: Aviva, AIG, XL Catlin and Zurich discuss importance of brand within insurer marketing strategies
Insurers are becoming more sophisticated in their quest to deliver 'brand value' given the growing number of marketing channels available to deliver their messages.
Going for growth? Go for healthcare: There are large numbers of SMEs in the market for health cover for staff and brokers are well placed to meet the demand, says Paul Moulton
Broker already in deal with Applied Systems for personal lines.
Technology is radically changing the way brokers should be approaching finding cover for commercial cars and vehicles, explains Edward Murray
Travel and terrorism insurance for employees is not just a perk for big multi-nationals, it is an often essential cover for small businesses too, explains Edward Murray
Broking for sole traders in the trades, professions and skilled worker sector is intricate and liabilities are complex, explains Edward Murray
Increased mechanisation and use of technologies such as telematics are transforming the way small motor fleet business is conducted, explains Edward Murray
Marine cargo is a niche area but one where the right brokers can truly succeed. But how has the sector developed and what changes are in store in future?
Several new pieces of legislation affecting the insurance industry have recently come into force. If brokers are prepared, they can really prove their worth
Many SME owners buy business insurance like they would car or contents insurance, but there are opportunities for brokers who explain the importance of avoiding underinsurance
Earlier this month Oxbow Partners produced an interesting infographic on where Insurtech startups are concentrating their energies.
Insurer previously confirmed it would no longer apply average to SME claims.
Specialist motor trade brokers met up with Allianz to discuss the hot topics in the market.
The motor trade market is evolving with the rise of autonomous vehicles, electric cars and changing consumer purchasing habits, but the sector still also has to deal with more traditional risks
The UK has a thriving night time economy and with that comes a range of both unusual and prosaic insurance needs. Sam Barrett examines what brokers need to know about how best to insure the businesses that keep night owls entertained and the food…
Articulating the value of being a broker sounds easy doesn’t it?
The most recent wave of consolidation could lead to a revamp of commission structures, which won’t be good for brokers or their clients, says Ian Stutz
SMEs are often described as the life blood of the UK economy. But what do these business owners and their insurance providers really think about the products and services they receive and offer? And how do both think these could be improved?
The casualty insurance area witnesses changes to legislation all the time, so insurers and brokers must be on top of their game when it comes to educating and communicating with the employers they work with
With the casualty market affected by claims inflation and periodic payment orders, is casualty insurance still an attractive option for insurers?
The London property market is experiencing high levels of competition at the moment with lots of brokers and insurers seeking business and striving to provide the best service and products possible.
Overseas investment in London has meant high and stable property prices. How can insurers stay in touch in such a competitive arena?