Jonathan Swift looks back at the past decade and concludes the Allianz /LV deal is the latest evidence that the dominant incumbents have a iron-like grip on the UK SME market.
Insurer states it made updates to meet broker feedback.
Educating SME clients about the perils of underinsurance and persuading and advising them to take out appropriate levels of cover has never been more important, writes Edward Murray
Insurer expands offering into new class of business.
Steve Green of Anthony Jones Insurance Brokers shares his thoughts on the vape sector following Insurance Age’s June Indepth on SMEs.
The insurer said brokers can get quotes in four steps for various management liabilities.
New offering can cover employers’, public and product liability.
New online system includes offering for contractors insurance.
From plumbers and electricians to vape shops and beauticians, some SMEs and sole traders are hard to reach, but complex and changing roles could present opportunities for brokers, writes Siân Barton
Our panel of experts discuss how to encourage commercial clients to take up legal expenses insurance and future opportunities with a growing MGA market
Telling customers that their premiums are going up can be difficult, especially if you’re trying to explain the intricacies of IPT or the Ogden rate, writes Edward Murray
It’s not just large companies that face complex risks, there are a range of measures brokers can take to ensure clients of all sizes and budgets can find the correct cover, writes Sam Barrett. Additional reporting by Judith Ugwumadu
Standards body says value-added services are key to broking’s success
Video: Aviva, AIG, XL Catlin and Zurich discuss importance of brand within insurer marketing strategies
Insurers are becoming more sophisticated in their quest to deliver 'brand value' given the growing number of marketing channels available to deliver their messages.
Going for growth? Go for healthcare: There are large numbers of SMEs in the market for health cover for staff and brokers are well placed to meet the demand, says Paul Moulton
Broker already in deal with Applied Systems for personal lines.
Technology is radically changing the way brokers should be approaching finding cover for commercial cars and vehicles, explains Edward Murray
Travel and terrorism insurance for employees is not just a perk for big multi-nationals, it is an often essential cover for small businesses too, explains Edward Murray
Broking for sole traders in the trades, professions and skilled worker sector is intricate and liabilities are complex, explains Edward Murray
Increased mechanisation and use of technologies such as telematics are transforming the way small motor fleet business is conducted, explains Edward Murray
Marine cargo is a niche area but one where the right brokers can truly succeed. But how has the sector developed and what changes are in store in future?
Several new pieces of legislation affecting the insurance industry have recently come into force. If brokers are prepared, they can really prove their worth
Many SME owners buy business insurance like they would car or contents insurance, but there are opportunities for brokers who explain the importance of avoiding underinsurance
Earlier this month Oxbow Partners produced an interesting infographic on where Insurtech startups are concentrating their energies.