MMA casts net wide and sheds its broker only tag

MMA Insurance will target the household and small commercial markets for growth in 2004 as it attempts to consolidate on recent moves to refocus its distribution channel away from individual, smaller brokers.

Derek Plummer, marketing and underwriting director, MMA said the insurer expected growth of around 10%, with the real "double digit" growth coming mainly from those two lines of business.

Mr Plummer said for the remainder of 2004 MMA would concentrate on building upon recent efforts to gr