Andrew Tjaardstra meets the founder of Footman James and finds out that age is no barrier to him doing it all again. Twice.
With Neil Utley at the bow, he explains to Louise Meeson how he plans to guide Insurance Australia Group UK into calmer waters following the sale of its mass-market assets
Andrew Tjaardstra visited 2009 award winning broker MCE Insurance to meet father and son management team Michael and Julian Edwards, whose business is on the up and has developed an innovative marketing campaign.
PMI Health Group may have suffered from awkward growing pains but Emmanuel Kenning discovers that strict financial control and unerring focus on customer service have created a health insurance broker full of vitality.
We are often told that the small and medium-size, family-run insurance broker is dead but, according to Simon Bolam and daughter Valerie McIntee of Edinburgh-based EH Ranson & Co, that is far from the case, writes Edward Murray.
Swiss insurer Zurich is the latest to attempt to push through rate increases. David Smith speaks to Martin Friel about his determination to make the increases stick and explains why he needs brokers on board to make it happen
PB asks Richard Divall, director at refurbishment specialist Celltarga - a client of Glamorgan-based broker Moorhouse - about his firm's insurances, many of which are placed with Aviva.
Janice Deakin, corporate sales director at Aviva UK general insurance, is busy explaining to brokers Aviva's strategy as it seeks to push up rates and keep commissions under control, writes Andrew Tjaardstra.
Griffiths and Armour has a rich history that has helped establish it as one of the best-regarded brokers among insurers, writes Andrew Tjaardstra.
William Heneker, a director at London-based chartered surveyor Lamberts, tells PB about his company's insurance broking requirements.
Andrew Tjaardstra meets Martin Oliver, managing director at Barbon Insurance, to discuss doomed property services company Erinaceous and some strong views on management.
Niche specialism and expertise are complementary according to the brothers running Lloyd's professional indemnity specialists PYV, writes Emmanuel Kenning.
With a track record of successful leadership, Swinton's front man has decided it is time to step down as CEO. However, as Martin Friel finds out, Patrick Smith still intends to do a bit of back-seat driving in his role as chairman
Ian Gosden, managing director of Higos Insurance, is working closely with clients to prevent the importance of insurance being diluted by lowbrow advertising.
'Location, location, location' is a cliché, though an apt one to describe a core tenet of this Scottish regional broker's success, writes Andrew Tjaardstra.
Terry Whittaker cuts to the chase with Martin Friel: he doesn't suffer fools gladly and robustly defends QBE's pricing strategy, but is also prepared to expose his human side
Andrew Tjaardstra meets Jerry Clayton, managing director of Woodham Ferrers-based LFC Insurance Group, which has refinanced after moving to an Australian bank.
Jessica Pothering experience's RSA CEO Adrian Brown's infectious enthusiasm first hand
A major transformation for this independent, regional insurance broker has taken place over the last two years, writes Andrew Tjaardstra.
Andrew Tjaardstra speaks to chairman Clive Galbraith and managing director Duncan Coleman of Green Campbell Fisk, who are bucking a slowing trend in acquisitions
Victorious in his bid to head up Bluefin, Stuart Reid is quietly confident that he knows best when it comes to leading Axa's broking arm to success. Martin Friel hears how the CEO intends to grow the business, get the public onside and prove the company…