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Broking success: Gearing up for growth

Managing director Gary Spengler and director John Lacey explain how Butterworth Spengler became the go-to broker for cycling and why growth will come from old-fashioned broking. Andrew Pearce writes

Broker | 05 Nov 2013 | screening image

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Profile: The bright side of life

Markerstudy Group underwriting director Gary Humphreys tells Caitlin Morrison why the firm courted Brightside and what prospects he sees for the market

Insurer | 05 Nov 2013 | screening image

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Purple's Alec Finch to leave role this month

Purple Partnership's non-executive director Alec Finch will leave his role at the Jelf-owned network at the end of the month.

Broker | 21 Oct 2013

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Video: What the Papers Say latest edition

Marc DonFrancesco, commercial director at Absolute Partnership, joins Insurance Age’s Caitlin Morrison for the latest edition of What the Papers Say.

Insurer | 09 Oct 2013 | screening image

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Video: who is the new Aviva CEO?

Attendees at the 2013 Broker Expo South answered questions about the latest developments at Aviva.

Insurer | 02 Oct 2013 | screening image

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Video: delegates give their verdict on Broker Expo South 2013

Over 300 brokers attended Insurance Age's Expo South at Ascot Racecourse on 26 September.

Insurer | 02 Oct 2013 | screening image

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Broking success: North of the border

The Scottish market has a lot going for it and broker Clark Thomson is ready to capitalise, managing director Ben Bailey tells Caitlin Morrison

Broker | 01 Oct 2013 | screening image

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Profile: Game of two halves

You could forgive Aviva’s Phil Bayles for feeling sick as a parrot having to take over from the ever-popular Janice Deakin but, despite the challenges, the interim intermediary and partnerships director is hoping to prove he is more than just a substitute,......

Insurer | 03 Sep 2013

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Broking success: Shop till you drop

The Policy Shop’s managing director Sean Byrne tells Caitlin Morrison why growing the broker’s key lines of business is more important than acquisitions

Management | 03 Sep 2013

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Broking success: The scheme of things

Camberford Law managing director David Ottewill tells Caitlin Morrison about his plans to become an MGA and why schemes are so enjoyable

Broker | 05 Aug 2013 | screening image

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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

Broker | 02 Jul 2013 | screening image

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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

Management | 02 Jul 2013 | screening image

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Broking success: Centor of attention

Centor Insurance’s CEO Neil Walton tells Caitlin Morrison why the firm’s claims team is so important and why he wants the broker to be known as the John Lewis of insurance

Broker | 04 Jun 2013 | screening image

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Profile: Travelling forwards

After many years working abroad, Zurich’s Steve Lewis returned to a very different UK market but, he tells Caitlin Morrison, he is prepared to meet any challenge

Insurer | 02 May 2013

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Broking success: Hitting a high note

A specialist in organising music industry insurance, including tours, it is RT’s job to make sure the show goes on, CEO John Silcock tells Andrew Pearce

Broker | 02 May 2013

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