Insurance Age - 2012-09-10
The solicitors’ professional indemnity (PI) market is facing a huge shake-up in 2013, with the assigned risk pool (ARP) coming to an end and a new system set to replace it.
Building and Land Guarantees (BLG) has added two warranties for the construction industry to its Shield range of products.
Indemnity Risk Solutions (IRS) is offering a two-year professional indemnity (PI) policy for solicitors ahead of the market’s “biggest shake-up in a decade”.
Motor Fleet. 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
Event Insurance Services has launched a party product which is to be sold both through brokers and directly. The Celebrations and Party Package provides cancellation, postponement and abandonment cover up to £2,500.
Autonet Insurance has added to its commercial insurance range with the launch of shops and commercial let insurance products.
Exclusovely Cleaning. 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
“Insurers and brokers responded to the half-year results across the market by agreeing there appeared to be a glimmer at the end of the tunnel”
Higos has ambitious plans for growth in the South West and is on the look out for acquisitions, managing director Ian Gosden tells Caitlin Morrison
Many brokers have lost faith in pay-per-click advertising on search engines but, with the proper planning, it can work, says Kevin Taylor
New laws will turn the rules governing how personal lines brokers deal with consumers on their head, explains Stephen Netherway
In the second of a three-part series, Insurance Age looks at how brokers can promote themselves to current and potential clients through the full range of media available. This month focuses on the advantages of social media.
As the Olympics left London, along with the cheery and well-mannered attitude they brought to the city, so it seems that a wave of senior figures in industry decided to move on last month.
Brokers invited to take part in online debate focusing on how to get ahead in schemes
Predictions of drop in rates sparks debate over signing up for long-term deals
Survey shows businesses lack understanding of cyber risks and insurance cover available
Defaqto study reveals invasion of high net worth market by banks and direct providers
Insurer results paint a confusing picture of the current state of the market