Insurance Age - 2013-05-01

Privileged position

With the rise of aggregators and the threat of commission disclosure on the horizon, Tony Cornell asks if commercial brokers’ dominance will ever come under threat

Get into aggregators

There’s more to aggregators than just a fight over low prices if you understand the model, explains David Jackson

Standards to the fore

Brokers, unlike bankers, may not be in the reputational headlights, but the industry must remain vigilant, says David Thomson

Sentiment Survey May 2013

The latest Sentiment Survey shows brokers continue to be angered by dual pricing and still harbour a range of concerns about the new regulatory regime.

Grasping the nettle

The soft market has seen insurers strike up relationships with MGAs but, with prices in some sectors increasing, MGAs could offer even more benefits, says Paul Upton

Profile: Travelling forwards

After many years working abroad, Zurich’s Steve Lewis returned to a very different UK market but, he tells Caitlin Morrison, he is prepared to meet any challenge

Market moves: Busy brokers

A great big shock at the forefront of Market moves this month, with the news that Aviva’s Janice Deakin left the insurer to join Arthur J Gallagher. And the broker market in general was pretty busy, with several regional appointments and a couple of…