Standing your ground

When Direct Line's little red phone came hurtling over the hill in 1985, few foresaw the revolution its arrival would herald. Not content with their gains in the personal lines market, direct writers are now hammering on the door of the commercial market and many are asking just how secure brokers are in this sector, particularly when it comes to insuring risks on property.

Brokers up and down the country have seen an increasing number of direct policies created for the small shop and office end

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected].

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: