Insurance Age tackles the challenges of creating a new business by interviewing brokers running firms that have started trading in the past 12 months after receiving FCA authorisation
▶ Why did you start up on your own?
I always wanted to run my own business and in 2013 saw my first opportunity to do so. I’d worked for independent brokers but when we relocated to Somerset I went to Swinton and then to Jelf. Having worked for independents it was a culture shock at Swinton. It made me realise