Taking a proactive approach to disaster preparedness can reduce stress and ensure that brokers recover quicker should adversity strike. Adam Tier, head of underwriting at Ansvar Insurance, outlines the steps intermediaries can take to improve their resilience.
As events rebound in number and scale post-Covid Rob Carslake, head of event insurance, Hiscox UK, caught up with Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift to discuss the opportunities for brokers.
From civil commotion to climate change and changes in the duty of protection, event organisers and their brokers have a lot to consider when placing insurance next year. Rob Carslake, head of event insurance, Hiscox UK, offers some guidance to those planning ahead for 2024.
A recent convert to the sector, Tim Charters, climate tech industry practice leader, UK and Ireland at Chubb, caught up with Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift to discuss his new role.
At the 2022 UK Broker Awards Clegg Gifford won the Claims Team of the Year and overall Broker of the Year awards.
Underinsurance continues to be a massive problem. Martin Friel looks at how risk management could help brokers combat this growing trend with benefits for all.
While overseeing risk continues to be part of the insurance conversation, Martin Friel discovers there is a greater understanding that protecting a business is less about focusing on particular incidents – and more about its resiliency as a whole.
Allen Seldon, director of product and proposition at Close Brothers Premium Finance, explores how, with the right tools and training, premium finance can help boost broker revenue by enhancing affordability for customers.
In this video, head of marine and specialty at NMU Guy Smith speaks to Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift about its success in the annual Insurance Age Broker Satisfaction Survey.
Seàn Kemple of Close Brothers Premium Finance discusses the factors affecting business growth in the current market and the opportunities afforded by premium finance
Premium finance is not just a useful cash flow tool for clients. It can also help brokers boost customer retention and plug insurance gaps, says Seán Kemple, managing director of Close Brothers Premium Finance
Technology has long since become an integral part of all our lives, but as the sophistication of the tech and the speed of development increases, so too does the complexity of managing the risks it creates. James Stretton, left, and Matt Clayton, senior…
Faced with customers expecting easy, seamless digital access, but amid rising levels of cybercrime, brokers need to balance security with convenience. Valerie Hart looks at what brokers can do to ensure trust remains at the heart of their proposition.
As inflation and the cost-of-living crisis bite, new and existing customers are more likely to shop around for more competitive deals but also face the risk of being uninsured or underinsured. Valerie Hart looks at how digital transformation is helping…
One of the critical aims of digitalisation is to drive efficiency and productivity in the business, using connected technology to conduct and complete business seamlessly and effectively. So, what can brokers do to achieve this? Fiona Nicolson reports.
Travelers Insurance’s Stuart Hawkins talks to Insurance Age about the coverages and issues brokers need to be aware of to manage clients in the technology sector.
‘Customer first’ is an oft-repeated mantra when it comes to the digitalisation of insurance broking. But how do you achieve that goal? And where are brokers most likely to come unstuck? Fiona Nicolson investigates
The industry’s business models are changing fast due to the relentless march of technology, new market routes, and modern distribution methods. But how can brokers keep ahead of the curve to keep current business models from becoming obsolete? Tim…
Given the economic uncertainty, customers’ ability to preserve cash is likely to drive demand for insurance financing option argues Elliott Hayes, director of sales, commercial lines, Close Brother Premium Finance.
The spiralling cost of materials in the construction industry means devastating consequences for reinstatement claims, says Lee Goodwin of Oakleafe Claims Loss Assessors
George Abbott has gone from a telematics broker with no insurance experience to an integral member of a start-up that has grown to £10m of gross written premium since its 2015 formation
On course to secure 100,000 live policyholders by the end of 2022, motor brokerage Yoga Insure, which only launched in late 2019, is already being touted by our judges as the next Direct Line
This high-growth independent has withstood significant industry consolidation – and is determined to remain true to its Manchester roots. The past year has been good to this worker bee, with Vista achieving a record 40% for revenue growth and increasing…
The Clegg Gifford & Co claims team impressed the judges with a stellar year, not least for their passion and ingenuity when it came to reducing spend while keeping customer service at the top of the agenda