Worries raised about broker knowledge of construction


Research from HSB Engineering Insurance shows majority of brokers are in the dark when it comes to developments in technology in the construction sector.

Almost three-quarters (71%) of brokers are unaware of technological developments in construction, HSB Engineering Insurance has discovered.

The provider stated that the finding is at odds with the importance of the industry to brokers. Construction policies are offered by 76% of brokers, and the sector makes up 16% of their portfolios on average.

John Nicholls, construction product leader at HSB, said: “It’s clear that in order to provide the most appropriate insurance, brokers and insurers

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