Reporter, Insurance Age
Richard Ingleby, managing director of Castlemead Insurance Brokers, highlights the importance of independent intermediaries and the need for more younger employees to infiltrate the sector.
In roundtables hosted by Zurich and the APPG for Insurance and Financial Services, brokers flagged their concerns about the regulatory and compliance burden created by the Financial Conduct Authority and claimed it is affecting the financial resilience…
Director of Davies Learning Solutions at Davies Group, Carolyn Blunt, has urged the insurance industry to come together to help tackle recruitment challenges.
RSA survey pinpoints broker challenge of clients amending or cancelling insurance in light of economic uncertainty
More than three quarters of brokers have seen clients change policies in the past six months as they prepare for further economic uncertainty, according to research by RSA.
The CEO of Idex Consulting, Matt Green, has stressed that there is no lack of talent in the insurance industry, and that recruitment challenges often lie with employers.
Chubb Climate+ has launched a packaged insurance solution in the UK that is designed to support the growth of alternative and renewable energy projects; mainly onshore wind and ground-mounted photovoltaic solar.
Former non-executive director of AFL Insurance Brokers, Alec Finch, was awarded the Francis Perkins Award, and Capsule Insurance Services’ Liam Green took home the Young Broker of the Year prize.
The CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre, Lindy Cameron, has urged businesses not to pay cyber criminals’ ransom and to instead set up reliable defence systems.
As we put Covid-19 behind us, Sophie Locke-Cooper discovers brokers in the North West are positive about the prospects of the local market despite worldwide economic challenges such as inflation and UK-wide issues such as recruitment and talent retention.
Brokers are requesting additional insurer support on valuations of businesses including SMEs according to director of digital trading at Allianz UK, Helen Bryant.
A lack of flexible job opportunities is the main obstacle preventing over-50s from staying in the workforce longer, according to Zurich.
Flood Re has produced a targeted training resource for the insurance market, to drive a deeper understanding of the Build Back Better scheme within insurance companies, managing general agents, brokers and throughout the claims supply chain.
New research by Premium Credit revealed that nearly five times more SMEs expect their businesses to grow than shrink in the year ahead.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association backed changes the Financial Conduct Authority wants to improve transparency for leaseholders, while also defending broker earnings.
Michael Sicsic, managing partner of Sicsic Advisory, urged brokers to review all their remuneration arrangements following the Financial Conduct Authority’s report today revealing incompetence and unjustifiable remuneration in the buildings’ insurance…