Is the rising reputation of Manchester justified?

Insurance Age spoke to brokers, insurers and investment agencies in Manchester to find out what it is like to work in the UK's second largest financial centre.

Tim: From an inward investment perspective we look at new companies coming into the area and in insurance terms we have seen two different types of investment over the last 12 months. One of these is primarily revenue, which is generated by the likes of Brit Insurance and the entrance of niche players like Novae. We have also seen some