Insurance Age - 2012-10-08
Brokers should prepare for regulatory changes, says Jill Hambley
The food and farming industries can be challenging but ultimately rewarding sectors for brokers to operate in. Edward Murray explores the niches
Brokers need to understand current legal developments to correctly advise clients, explains Tony Cornell
With insurers moving back into the regions and an increased use of technology, our panel of experts discuss if access to underwriters is improving. Andrew Pearce reports
There are many definitions of a niche market, but whether it is a scheme or a small, often-overlooked sector, there are opportunities for adventurous brokers, writes Caitlin Morrison
How can you ensure an employee who’s leaving cannot take clients and information with them? Peter Done explains
In his first interview after 33 years in the industry, CDL’s Tom Hogg explains to Emmanuel Kenning how the company grew from a one-man band to an insurance institution
Industry responds to comments by the FSA’s managing director
Withdrawal from writing motor trade insurance alerts competitors to opportunities
Industry hails Ageas’ move on Groupama’s UK business despite uncertainty over continuity
“In my opinion professionalism should be the loudest debate among brokers today”
FSA’s consultation on client money rules highlights issues for brokers
From humble beginnings, Bartlett & Company has grown to be a player on the international stage, but it remains a family firm, chairman Michael Bartlett and head of corporate risks Mike Briggs tell Caitlin Morrison
Among the range of current market talking points, both legal expenses and cyber risk have been well-catered for this month, judging by the new product entrants.
Sagicor Underwriting has launched a group personal accident and business travel product in a move designed to reduce financial loss and business disruption for companies.
Ceta has appointed Prestige, Midas and Plum to its online quote-and-buy system in a move designed to strengthen its household panel with non-standard providers.
LV Broker has relaunched its commercial SME product range, with two property owner products now available for the residential and commercial sectors.
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Legal expenses provider Elite Insurance has set its sights on £3m premium income with the launch of professional indemnity (PI) for solicitors insurance cover.
Aspen Risk Management has launched a range of insurance policies to help companies protect against the emerging risks relating to computers, data and cyber-crime.
The big-name brokers contributed many column inches to this month’s Market moves section, with Marsh announcing the departure of its parent company’s CEO and Miller going to Willis to expand its corporate risks team. And Giles was very busy indeed, with…
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