Broker scepticism on capacity in commercial motor eases but still high at 76%

Haulage

A survey by Direct Commercial has found 76% of brokers expressing scepticism about the availability of specialists or insurers offering capacity for the haulage, waste disposal and courier markets, down from 83% six months ago.

The slight improvement came as the latest findings of the Direct Commercial Broker Barometer reported increased resilience and growth of the commercial motor insurance sector.

Some 83% of 127 UK brokers involved in the research confirmed growth in business over the past year, up from 75% when the survey launched last September.

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