Discount rate cuts, regulation changes, FCA warnings and failing unrated providers were among the hot topics we quizzed brokers on in the latest Sentiment Survey.
Average increase for comprehensive motor cover was 12.9% over the past 12 months.
However premiums are set to go up and will also be hit by a 2% IPT increase from June this year.
Standards body says value-added services are key to broking’s success
Market’s COR deteriorates to 97.9% as GWP rises.
With wholesalers reporting increases in key measures across the board, the future looks bright for the sector
The end of 2016 was a near horror story for brokers
Brokers will be concerned that the now traditional third quarter falls in the Acturis Premium Index have happened again.
Ringing the changes: From the SSP outage to the introduction of the Insurance Act and the collapse of Enterprise Insurance, it’s been a busy six months for brokers since the last Sentiment Survey
What constitutes real value? Barbican Protect’s Stuart Kilpatrick casts an eye over the findings of the latest Sentiment Survey and hones in on what brokers view as key attributes in their insurance partner
The latest Acturis Premium Index showed an unusually negative second quarter of the year, with most business lines on the decline.
The latest SSP ratings for the public liability market have revealed a mix of months with a high degree of volatility and months of stability bordering on stasis.
The world of commercial insurance remains a dark place, despite the promise of sunshine and warm summer nights. The latest Acturis Premium Index showed an overall flat market, with experts stating they do not expect any change in the near future
Brokers are confident they will weather the storms presented by more consolidation, uncertainty over the EU referendum, the rise of cyber insurance and an increasingly litigious market place
Trend of flat or falling first quarter premiums continues for fifth year.
COR and pre-tax profit both improve.
Research states that business volumes grew “at a solid pace” in the quarter to March.
The Spring 2016 Sentiment Survey is now open for brokers to get their opinions heard.
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The private car insurance market has been on a mild roller-coaster ride over the last 12 months, according to the Average Premium Index from SSP.
CBI/PwC survey reveals that business volumes increased in the last quarter of 2015 and are set for “robust growth” over next three months.
As winter approaches, the world of commercial insurance has already experienced a relatively cold and dark period.
Ageas broker distribution director Chris Dobson talks through the results with an eye on consolidation and insurer M&A, regulation and schemes.