Roundtable: Better beginnings

There are many options available for anyone thinking of setting up a new broking business. Our experts look at the challenges and share their views on whether this section of the market is set to boom

Power hour: Delivering D&O

With only a quarter of small businesses buying directors’ and officers’ (D&O) cover, our panel of experts discuss how to sell it to SMEs and what the industry can do to promote best practice

Power hour: Driving change in motor trade

The motor trade market is evolving with the rise of autonomous vehicles, electric cars and changing consumer purchasing habits, but the sector still also has to deal with more traditional risks

Power hour: Running the risk

Adding risk management services to their offering could help brokers differentiate themselves from their competitors. Our expert panel discuss outsourcing, regulation and how insurers can help

Power hour: The caring economy

With ever increasing pressure on charity funding, many are cutting costs but, as our panel of experts testify, scrimping on insurance is a false economy and brokers need to help educate the sector

Power hour: Finding a foothold in fleet

With constant pressure on rates, insurers pulling out of the market and the rise of technology such as driverless cars, there are lots of opportunities, as well as pitfalls, in fleet insurance

Power hour: A better customer journey

As more SME business is traded electronically, how can brokers and insurers make what could be a complex purchase into a simple and easy to understand process for customers?

Roundtable: Fintech Futures Part Two

In the second part of our FinTech Futures roundtable we find out more about what the key disrupters in the insurance sector might be and some of the issues that impact on innovation.

Regional review: Bright future

With HS2, a new tram system and a host of start-up companies, Nottingham’s future looks bright, but can the local broking community capitalise on the city’s growth? Siân Barton investigates

Power hour: Battling fraud together

As more fraudulent behaviour creeps from personal lines into the commercial space, brokers and insurers need to work closely together to tackle the problem, according to our expert panel

Power hour: Calming the waters

Marine insurance is a difficult sector to enter, but if brokers have the expertise it’s a specialism that could prove very lucrative, according to our panel of experts

Power hour: Expanding horizons

Our panel of experts discuss how brokers can benefit from overseas ambitions, why longer contracts could be a boon and if insurers should meet the client, Emmanuel Kenning reports

Power hour: Advising on SME

With the increasing use of technology in selling SME cover, our panel of experts still see a vital place for brokers to add value in the process. Emmanuel Kenning reports

Regional review: Bristol’s back

The Bristol market is the key to unlocking the South West and, after years of pulling back, insurers are slowly beginning to realise it and return to the city, writes Caitlin Morrison

Power hour: Modernising the industry

With possible changes in legislation in the near future, our expert panel discusses what effects a tightening up of the law could have for brokers. Emmanuel Kenning reports

Power hour: A place for networks

As the SME market becomes increasingly automated, networks could give regional brokers the clout to compete with the big players, our expert panel tells Andrew Pearce

Regional review: Upbeat Glasgow

As the vote on Scottish independence approaches, Emmanuel Kenning finds that brokers in Glasgow are optimistic about growth and confident in their relationships with local insurers

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