Insurance Age - 2011-12-07
If you haven’t got your web site sorted out yet, now is the perfect time to go online, explains Richard Stevenson
Moving Groupama away from its grey man reputation to become a niche specialist was a risk, UK CEO François-Xavier Boisseau tells Emmanuel Kenning, but one worth taking
If the ban on referral fees goes ahead next year, the repercussions could be felt throughout the industry, explains Tony Cornell
While it may seem incongruous to raise such matters in the season of goodwill, this month’s products and schemes pages are dominated by cyber crime, fraud, litigation and a change at Biba’s oldest scheme as the association dispensed with Sterling’s…
A new product that could detect employees accessing and distributing sensitive company data has been launched.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (Biba) has replaced Sterling with Aqua as the provider of its high net worth (HNW) scheme for members from 1 February 2012.
Rural Insurance and broker UK Insurance Solutions have teamed up for the launch of the provider’s first equine delegated authority scheme.
Dual Corporate Risks has launched Management Liability Plus designed to protect privately-owned companies, their directors, company pension funds and trustees from claims and losses incurred as a result of internal fraud.
Motor Fleet from Axa. This product has been reviewed by brokers and rated from one to five stars, based on the policy’s key benefits. * = Poor ** = Average *** = Good **** = Very good ***** = Excellent
Lorica’s chief executive officer Matthew Bray and chief operating officer Carlo Marelli have been building solid foundations and are ready to break cover, they tell Emmanuel Kenning
“Hopefully, most of you will have cut out the fat from your organisations and got your business prepared for another year or so of lean times”
Fears of spiralling market conditions sparked as spate of unfortunate events hit brokers
Moving underwriters to regional offices is just one way insurers have tried to get closer to brokers in 2011
Lord Turner’s views on the regulation of the market will undermine the future of the broking industry, says Ashwin Mistry
The market constantly bemoans commercial rates and the sector seems to be struggling. So, what will be the main challenges in commercial lines in 2012 and how is the Scottish market facing up to them? Martin Friel finds out
A tough 2011 looks likely to be followed by another 12 months to forget, but there are some things to look forward to, writes Caitlin Morrison
For the first time in a long time Scotland had a relatively quiet month, although Glasgow welcomed a new Mitsui Sumitomo branch. The insurer also made a senior appointment in Manchester, which was quite a hub of activity in November, with Arista and MMA…