Eight leading lights from the personal insurance world tell Ida Axling what challenges the market faces and where the opportunities can be found
New branch will initially focus on professions, SME and corporate clients.
New model broker: Bluefin founder Chris Blackham, former Chubb HNW lead John Sims, Trevor Davies, partner at Kennedy’s law firm and ex-rugby international Jeremy Guscott have teamed up to found Vizion
Mastering the Broker Apprentice: After six exciting episodes, the Broker Apprentice has been crowned. Insurance Age catches up with chief judge LV Broker’s managing director Mike Crane and winner Craig Younger to find out how he triumphed
Making a mark: Markerstudy’s group underwriting director and second biggest shareholder Gary Humphreys tells Insurance Age about Brexit’s effect on regulation, acquisition strategies and the advantages of remaining unrated
Beat the barriers: Joel Marks, director of Newcastle-based Cheviot Insured, on the road to authorisation.
The old school approach: Knightsure director Tony Knight prides himself on his old school, face-to-face approach, but is not afraid to take on new challenges such as cyber or how to thrive in the post-Brexit world
Stanmore Insurance director, Jackie Hyde, takes on the Broking Minute challenge.
Bolton-based Stanmore Insurance Brokers is alive to the opportunities and to growing its Dot2Dot nursery scheme, explains director Jackie Hyde
Meet the CEO of Luker Rowe in our latest video.
Luker Rowe managing director Chris Luker details the broker’s family origins and explains its commitment to dealing with clients face to face
Miles Smith’s Paul Chainey and Paul Samways explain how the broker has grown by focusing on high-risk sectors and building specialisms
Having a good team around you and a focus on customers is key to success explains The A&A Group CEO Tony Allen
Matt Munro, chief executive officer of Igo4, talks telematics, aggregator sites and the importance of brokers utilising data to add value for insurers
Organic growth and careful acquisitions are helping Bennett Christmas hit its three-year target, explains the Sussex-based broker’s CEO Mark Bennett
The Plan team are cycling mad (a signed Bradley Wiggins jersey hangs on the wall). MD Ryan Georgiades tells Insurance Age about the vehicle-focused broker’s move into pedal bikes
Managing director of TH March Neil McFarlane explains how the specialist jewellery broker is looking to grow and keep the personal touch with clients
Managing director Russell Lane set up Bristol-based professional indemnity broker Brunel Professional Risks 10 years ago. He explains the firm’s nationwide reach and his plans to open more offices.
Lark Group managing director Stephen Lark explains how growth is coming organically as well as through acquisitions and investment in IT
Circle Insurance's Tony Norcott on being debt-free and growing
Fresh Insurance chief executive Lisa Powis explains how the broker expanded its female-focus to become a tech-savvy multi-brand business
Chairman Robin Lucas explains how Lucas Fettes & Partners is growing due to referrals and its reputation, but warns that developments such as the advent of driverless cars could see the demise of unprepared smaller brokers
After a management buyout and a radical restructure, group managing director Chris Patterson explains why the outlook is bright for Bollington Insurance Brokers
From starting in a spare room at home to opening offices around the globe, La Playa’s CEO Mark Boon explains how specialisms have seen the broker grow organically