Qualified for the job? Fiona Nicolson asks if there should be mandatory qualifications for insurance brokers.
There remains an untapped well of potential clients for brokers made up of consumers valuing knowledge on a par with product price, according to the findings of exclusive research for Insurance Age.
Exclusive research for Insurance Age has laid bare that consumers want brokers to have a professional qualification in order to do the job.
Consumer trust in insurance has fallen over the past 12 months, but experts can see a route to a brighter future. Emmanuel Kenning reports.
The Personal Finance Society is seeking an interim CEO ahead of recruiting for a permanent successor to Keith Richards.
Rising stars of the insurance broking profession have called for the regulator to make it mandatory to have qualifications to advise clients on coverage.
The Chartered Insurance Institute is seeking up-and-coming insurance professionals to join the body’s flagship talent programme: the New Generation Group.
As Amanda Blanc reveals the “misogynistic scars” she has suffered, and says that sexism got worse as she took more senior roles, Insurance Age investigates gender discrimination in insurance
The Chartered Insurance Institute of Burnley and Blackburn is to close its doors, Insurance Age can reveal.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has revealed a return to operating surplus but a £4.4m group loss for 2021 as it was hit by pension costs of £6.64m and a tax charge of £1.98m.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has appointed Alan Vallance as CEO taking over from Jonathan Clark on 30 August.
The Chartered Insurance Institute and Islamic Insurance Association of London have worked with the Centre for Islamic Finance at the University of Bolton to launch a new executive MBA in Islamic Insurance and Risk Management.
The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters has appointed David Ross as executive director to take over the role in June.
Konsileo has achieved Chartered status from the Chartered Insurance Institute, Insurance Age can reveal.
The first 100 ACII-qualified members to sign-up will receive a £1,000 discount on the cost of achieving the online post-graduate qualification.
Siân Barton meets the outgoing CEO of the Chartered Insurance Institute to reflect on her career, the challenge of modernising the CII, and the future
The organisation had 1,149 responses via its online consultation and held 62 events.
A report by the Chartered Insurance Institute’s New Generation London Market group has concluded if the insurance profession does not learn lessons from the pandemic and innovate it could soon no longer meet the public’s needs.
The Brokerbility and BHIB executive chairman will exit the role at the end of this month.
Martin Friel explores how brokers in the personal lines space can gain the upper hand over direct writers and learns how technology and, surprisingly, regulation are creating fresh opportunities for intermediaries
Jonathan Clark will take over from Sian Fisher at the end of March 2022 as the search for a permanent CEO is underway.
Ensuring that clients’ cover and sums insured are kept under regular review costs will be a “dominant theme”, but the Society also pointed out the opportunities new talent brings.
Crane replaces Direct Line Group’s Steve Maddock, who has led the MIB board since 2014.
The regulator has launched a consultation on the duty, which was first flagged in May this year, as it seeks to increase consumer protection and tackle harm.