Review of the Year 2023: Ageas’s Middle, Beckett, Clarke and Linklater

The Ageas UK management team ponder the plethora of personal lines exits and why a reduction in IPT could be a 2024 election vote winner.

What has been your insurance/broking related highlight of 2023?

Ant Middle, CEO: It has to be being named personal lines insurer of the year at the British Insurance Awards for the third consecutive year.

What has been the most over-hyped insurance/broking buzzword or phrase of 2023?

Adam Beckett, chief distribution officer: ‘Insurtech Revolution’ was all the rage in 2023. While there have been some great developments, the concept of blending tech with insurance isn’t new, often implying a radical

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Interview: Sabre CEO Geoff Carter

Sabre boss Geoff Carter tells Insurance Age about the upsides for brokers from its IHP rollout, growing in motorbikes after the collapse of MCE and profitable expansion plans in taxi.

Blog: Is tech really the solution for underinsurance?

As we move into an even more digital world, with some insurance quotes and policies being completed strictly online, which would better help address underinsurance: re-introducing human contact or using even more new tech? Rosie Simms weighs up the arguments.

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