Brokers must seek cover in the capital

Regional intermediaries need to grasp the nettle and look towards theLondon market for the solutions to some of their problems sooner ratherthan later, according to the managing director of a leading London-marketinsurance firm.

Charles Manchester, of broking and underwriting group Dickson Manchester,said that impending regulation will force intermediaries to look forexpertise in areas such as professional indemnity (PI) and directors andofficers in order to provide evidence to the Financial