Beyond the call of duty

Small businesses are the backbone of the UK's economy, contributing half of its gross domestic product and providing employment for a large proportion of the working population. Despite being an unsung economic powerhouse, however, the threat to their ongoing profitability has never been so stark: growing bureaucracy and stifling regulation, combined with taxation and a weakening economy, are wreaking havoc on the sector.

Against this gloomy backdrop, the insurance industry - brokers in

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected].

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: