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.
Cumbrian clothing retailer Lakeland tells the story of how it survived last year's floods with the help of Bluefin and Fusion Underwriting.
Emmanuel Kenning picks out excerpts from the two-part Biba roundtable discussion hosted by Groupama.
Emmanuel Kenning meets a Blackburn Rovers fan who started his career on La Réunion, 200 miles east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, and is eager for broking to improve its image.
Peter Cullum has promised to take Matthew Reed's team to the Olympics if they hit their target of £1bn GWP by 2012. Louise Meeson hears why the CEO has every confidence in leading PowerPlace to success.
Bob Trott, Oak's managing director talks to PB during the year of the specialist underwriting agency's tenth anniversary
Emmanuel Kenning meets Rajan Amin, a golf loving cricket fan working in the shadow of the Brit Oval and a broker determined to break the million pound barrier
Many brokers are still reluctant to dip their toes in the digital waters to market themselves, yet it can be more cost-effective than traditional methods writes Darren Davidson
Retired and living abroad, Kedric Rhodes just can't stay away from the UK broking scene. Liz McMahon finds out what keeps the former managing director of TEn Insurance Services coming back for more
PB interviews managing director of cider maker Thatchers, Martin Thatcher, who is the fourth generation of his family to run the company
Emmanuel Kenning meets the broker who bucked the trend by doubling his marketing team at the start of the recession and is now reaping the benefits
Markerstudy was the first insurer to underwrite in the UK from Gibraltar, courting inevitable controversy. Andrew Tjaardstra meets group underwriting director Gary Humphreys to discover its success in becoming a major player in the broking and…
Biba's Eric Galbraith talks to Martin Friel about the importance of forming a single industry voice following the defection of Liiba
Having founded his own successful brokerage, Paul Muir talks from experience when he advocates the benefits of brokers belonging to his personal lines network. Louise Meeson meets the 1 Answer managing director