Client focus: Erskine Murray Insurance Brokers’ CEO Tom Bartleet tells Insurance Age why culture is an important consideration for a successful acquisition and how technology will save customers time and money
Back for good: Rob Worrell thought he was done with insurance after “falling out of love” with the sector. He tells Insurance Age how he was tempted back by the CEO insurance broking role at Ardonagh
Having secured £2.7m Series A funding from Committed Capital, Konsileo co-founder and CEO John Warburton tells Jonathan Swift how taking offence at consolidation and a digital role in Munich led him to start-up his own InsurTech broker
Selling service: Hamilton Fraser has succeeded in several sectors, from Botox to buy-to-let and deposit schemes, and there will always be a place for broking, chief operating officer Graham Coates tells Insurance Age
Cracking the code: Following the acquisition of Transactor last year, Open GI group CEO Chris Guillaume explains what brokers can expect from the software house’s new proposition and tells how he went from “cutting code” to cutting deals
Bespoke service: A regional focus and treating every client as unique has helped to fuel Gravity Risk Services’ ambitious growth plan, managing director Dale Collett tells Insurance Age
Trading up: Townley Insurance Brokers’ director Adam Townley tells Siân Barton how he came to realise the benefits of working for himself
CEO Julie Page explains how the “strong alignment” between Aon Risk Solutions and Hendersons drove the recent acquisition and why the industry still has to get to grips with equality and diversity
Insurance Age catches up with Luke Perkins of Leicester-headquartered BHIB, the winner of The Broker Apprentice 2017
Biba’s Graeme Trudgill and Andy Thornley tell Insurance Age why they are passionate about moulding a fairer system for their broker members and detail the intricacies of lobbying those in the corridors of power
The extra mile: In under 10 years, Square Mile’s directors David Garrad and Dominic D’Inverno have grown the business into an award-winning broker
All the fun of the fair: Park Insurance’s partner Marc Loud explains how his firm, as well as writing more traditional lines, also works with circuses, fairgrounds, theme parks, barbershops and lap dancing bars
Racing along: Pedalcover’s managing director Darren Thomas explains why mixing business with a passion for cycling has been a career highlight and how the broker is planning to keep pedalling forward
Action 365 and Pukka founder Sam White tells Siân Barton why a focus on people, facing challenges with energy and creating a supportive team has helped her businesses grow and succeed
Duncan Sutcliffe, director of Sutcliffe & Co, explains how he plans to grow the family broker while remaining profitable and dealing with IPT, the Ogden rate change and regulation
Eight leading lights from the personal insurance world tell Ida Axling what challenges the market faces and where the opportunities can be found
New branch will initially focus on professions, SME and corporate clients.
New model broker: Bluefin founder Chris Blackham, former Chubb HNW lead John Sims, Trevor Davies, partner at Kennedy’s law firm and ex-rugby international Jeremy Guscott have teamed up to found Vizion
Mastering the Broker Apprentice: After six exciting episodes, the Broker Apprentice has been crowned. Insurance Age catches up with chief judge LV Broker’s managing director Mike Crane and winner Craig Younger to find out how he triumphed
Making a mark: Markerstudy’s group underwriting director and second biggest shareholder Gary Humphreys tells Insurance Age about Brexit’s effect on regulation, acquisition strategies and the advantages of remaining unrated
Beat the barriers: Joel Marks, director of Newcastle-based Cheviot Insured, on the road to authorisation.
The old school approach: Knightsure director Tony Knight prides himself on his old school, face-to-face approach, but is not afraid to take on new challenges such as cyber or how to thrive in the post-Brexit world
Stanmore Insurance director, Jackie Hyde, takes on the Broking Minute challenge.
Bolton-based Stanmore Insurance Brokers is alive to the opportunities and to growing its Dot2Dot nursery scheme, explains director Jackie Hyde