Insurance Age - Insurance Age March 2016

Profile: Family man

Organic growth and a soon to be completed restructure are Reich Group CEO Simon Taylor’s focus at the moment, as well as his young family and rapidly expanding workforce

Plugging into the network

Networks are becoming increasingly popular amongst brokers, but what are the advantages and pitfalls of joining up? Research by Insurance Age reveals the state of the market

Why I took the job

The new CEO of the Chartered Insurance Institute Sian Fisher explains why the need to promote education and insurance led her to take on the job

How can brokers stay relevant?

Having made the move from insurer to broker, Mark Cliff explains how the innovative entrepreneurs in the broking sector can survive and thrive

The Stats: March 2016

Fears abound over the likelihood of another global downturn and many economic and financial indices paint a less than promising picture. The Acturis commercial lines indices for the fourth quarter of 2015 also raises some concerns when compared to the…

In-depth: Making connections

Innovation and technology have taken hold of the industry and brokers and insurers are urged to keep up as new devices and apps are changing the way customers buy insurance

The decline of UK ownership

US and European giants may have taken over large swathes of the UK insurance market but, as Tony Cornell points out, the industry in this country is flourishing

Fit for purpose?

Tim Wright explains how different outsourcing models have their own challenges and advantages

Review: Energy boost

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