Insurance Age - 2012-07-09

Review: there's no place like home

HomeWorks: This product has been reviewed by brokers and rated from one to five stars, based on the policy’s key benefits. * = Poor ** = Average *** = Good **** = Very good ***** = Excellent

Editor’s letter - July 2012

“Aviva, not content with changing its regional offering, again, has set tongues wagging with its abrupt departure from Broker Network”

Time to move on

Moving office mid-way through a lease can be difficult, but there are several options available, explains Matthew White

Profile: This time it’s personal

Martin Oliver discusses his return to personal lines broking, the need to put customers at the heart of the business and what he thinks the Financial Conduct Authority may do next

Broking success: Nothing to fear

MD Stuart Rootham explains why a focus on organic growth rather than acquisitions was the right strategy for RK Harrison Insurance Services and why the broker is not afraid of the competition

Market moves: End of an era

It was the end of an era this month for three insurance stalwarts. Both Andrew Torrance, Allianz UK CEO, and Ecclesiastical UK managing director Steve Wood confirmed they were calling time on their 10 and seven-year stints in their respective roles…

Man and machine

Ben Thornton explains how ‘man and machine’ can work in harmony, even for more complex trades

In-depth: Living the high life

It is getting increasingly difficult for brokers to stand out in the high net worth sector, so attention to detail and service could make all the difference, reports Edward Murray

Review: Cyber risk

CPM (Cyber, privacy and media risks). This product has been reviewed by brokers and rated from one to five stars, based on the policy’s key benefits. * = Poor ** = Average *** = Good **** = Very good ***** = Excellent

Professionalism in action

Insurance Age has hosted a roundtable with experts from across the insurance industry as part of our on-going campaign about professionalism.