Insurance Age - Insurance Age May 2016

Regional review: Mersey upbeat

Despite the lack of insurer offices and recruitment difficulties, brokers in Liverpool are positive about the local market and the North West in general

Newbie news: Taking the plunge

Eddie Ferrao and Tony Gutteridge, founders of Langton London Insurance Brokers which specialises in non-standard motor, schemes and specialist cover, talk about setting up a new business

In-depth: Break into cyber

Larry Ferguson investigates why some brokers aren’t selling cyber and learns why they should be. He finds out how, with expertise and effort, cyber policies can be explained and sold to clients

Back to binge buying?

Returning to the market, Barbara Bradshaw sees the same mistakes being made and bemoans unequal access to finance

Market moves: Big moves for brokers

It was a fantastically busy past few weeks for people moves in the insurance market. From regulators to networks, from insurers to MGAs there was no shortage of developments. However, it was the broker market that stole the show.

Review: Discerning drivers

Covéa Executive Motor. This product has been reviewed by brokers and rated from one to five stars, based on the policy’s key benefits. * = Poor ** = Average *** = Good **** = Very good ***** = Excellent

Broking break: And finally...

Zurich’s UKGI CEO Vibhu Sharma uses The Force as he takes on our Loves & Hates column while Cobra Network’s Graham Ringer is keen on insuring Tower Bridge

Profile: Banging the drum for brokers

As a former broker, Conservative MP for North Warwickshire and Bedworth Craig Tracey wants to be a voice in the House of Commons for the industry and small businesses in general