Emmanuel Kenning meets a passionately independent broker twinning strong local service with national niche products to grow the business.
Although officially retired from the industry, Reg Brown remains full of ambition. Liz McMahon talks to the former president of the CII about his community work, formation of the MGAA and, of course, the London Phoenix Orchestra.
Laurent Matras, managing director at Groupama Insurances, tells Andrew Tjaardstra about the state of the insurance market and how he is working closely with brokers to give his firm a competitive advantage.
Emmanuel Kenning speaks with a DJ'ing broker who mixes passion with honesty in his search for talent.
Andrew Tjaardstra meets two young brokers aiming to make waves in their local market by growing their business fivefold.
Andrew Tjaardstra meets Tim Ryan in Ipswich, where he is fighting hard against the recession and the force of the consolidators.
Emmanuel Kenning speaks with Damian Collett about mastering the art of a multi-niche approach.
Liz McMahon meets Australia's latest export, Keith Stern, as he explains how his experiences on the other side of the world have equipped him to lead the Lloyd's regional broker pursuit
Andrew Tjaardstra meets Grahame Chilton, vice-chairman at Aon Group, who is relishing the company's sponsorship deal with Manchester United that astonished both the insurance and marketing worlds when it was announced last summer.
Martin Friel talks to Theo Duchen and David McDonald about how Acturis is over-delivering in professionalism and efficiency in a bid to achieve greatness
Emmanuel Kenning meets the managing director at Macbeth Insurance Brokers, who is aiming to blend the best service of the past with the technology of the future.
Andrew Tjaardstra speaks to Andrew Torrance, chief executive officer at Allianz and chairman of ClimateWise, about what the environmental organisation hopes to achieve and its radical proposals to last year's Copenhagen climate conference.
Groupama sits somewhere in the middle in terms of how it presents itself to brokers - as both a composite and a specialist. Allison Andrews explains to Martin Friel how the insurer's realistic approach maintains a balanced service.
Andrew Tjaardstra meets Bill Cooper, managing director for insurance in the financial institutions division at Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets. Despite being cautious about prospects for brokers as the UK's economic malaise continues, the firm is very much…
Emmanuel Kenning meets a family-owned broker with an illustrious past and bright future specialising in small and medium-sized enterprise, charity and training insurance.
After officially retiring from the industry more than 10 years ago, Miles Emblin returned to insurance as an expert witness. The broking legend tells Louise Meeson why his career has still got a few miles in it yet
Emmanuel Kenning questions Xavier Denecker, managing director of Coface UK and Ireland, about what the future holds for the multi-billion pound trade credit insurance industry.
Andrew Tjaardstra meets Stuart Williams, a director at Nottinghamshire-based broker Cowens Survival Capability, who is passionate about brokers promoting their professionalism to clients and wants to charge his clients fees for his services.
Emmanuel Kenning meets the founders of Baker Jayne, who set up their brokerage in the teeth of the worst recession since World War II and managed to make a profit in its inaugural year.
For Phil Scarrett, managing the network operation at Willis is all about striking a balance between the need for growth and maintaining the community spirit. He tells Martin Friel how he keeps everyone happy.
Property owner Marlene Ellicombe had to make a claim on the first day of taking cover, though Wells-based broker Higos took helping her out in its stride. PB asks her about the experience.
Andy Homer, chief executive of Towergate, tells Andrew Tjaardstra how the company adapted to the tough economic climate by learning more about corporate finance and taking some hard decisions.