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New motor venture.

The Regency Group has formed a new joint company with Bristol-based intermediary, Abraxas UK. Regenc...

Back to basics.

John Eke & Partners attributes its success to good staff and high service standards. Nick Hamblin talks to Shona Cronin about its success.

Select order.

The church insurance market is controlled by a handful of specialists all fiercely competing for the limited amount of new business. David Fanning spoke to the leading insurers.

All systems go?

While electronic trading is now taking a firm grip of the personal lines market, the same cannot be said of the commercial sector. Colin Harper looks at the reasons why.

Dedication's what you need.

UK adjusters, often using dedicated teams, are reliant on brokers' input when an insured makes a major claim, says David Fanning.

WPA ups PMI stakes.

Western Provident Association is aiming to corner the private medical insurance market with its new ...

Crime and punishment.

Some underwriters used to take a tough moral stance on convicted drivers. Andrew Newman says the market is now very different.

Doing the books.

While figure-work might seem a little staid, accountants face a wide range of risks. Simon Threadgold looks at the every expanding market for accountants' professional indemnity.

Country life.

Farmers are having a hard time of it at the moment. Brokers that can win over their confidence and find them better and, where possible, cheaper cover, will be onto a winner, says David Murray Wells.

MBOs at Brockbank.

The Brockbank Group has signed agreements for management buy-outs of its two motor insurance busines...

Terry Wellard.

Would a code of practice to regulate wholesale brokers be the best way to protect the introducer's business?

Home comforts.

Lloyd's syndicates are now offering brokers and intermediaries a wide range of household, holiday home, travel and personal accident policies. Andrew Newman reports.

RSA service centre.

Royal & SunAlliance has launched a new broker service centre for businesses with turnovers of up to ...

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