Insurance Age - 2013-05-01
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
There’s more to aggregators than just a fight over low prices if you understand the model, explains David Jackson
The shake-up in legal expenses insurance regulation has left many in the market jostling for position, writes Edward Murray
Brokers, unlike bankers, may not be in the reputational headlights, but the industry must remain vigilant, says David Thomson
A specialist in organising music industry insurance, including tours, it is RT’s job to make sure the show goes on, CEO John Silcock tells Andrew Pearce
Stress is often seen as a negative but, if you can manage it, your business may profit, says Peter Done
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.
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
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
Over 150 brokers took the opportunity last month to grab the knowledge on offer at Insurance Age’s schemes masterclasses in Birmingham and Leeds.
Data can be used to help uncover fraud, cut operational costs and drive simplification
Amanda Blanc looks to revamp Axa’s personal lines after tackling commercial
The second Expertise Live event, held in association with Zurich, focused on fighting fraud in personal lines motor business.
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…
New regulator increases annual funding requirement for FCA and PRA to £646.3m
“It is hard to see how Aviva can keep cutting its way to growth and how broker service will not be hit”
Trouble-ridden Aviva hit by loss of popular intermediary and partnerships director