The Acturis Premium Index for the first quarter of the year has once again painted a bleak picture of significantly decreasing commercial insurance premiums.
The end of 2016 was a near horror story for brokers
Brokers will be concerned that the now traditional third quarter falls in the Acturis Premium Index have happened again.
The latest Acturis Premium Index showed an unusually negative second quarter of the year, with most business lines on the decline.
The latest SSP ratings for the public liability market have revealed a mix of months with a high degree of volatility and months of stability bordering on stasis.
The world of commercial insurance remains a dark place, despite the promise of sunshine and warm summer nights. The latest Acturis Premium Index showed an overall flat market, with experts stating they do not expect any change in the near future
Twice a year Insurance Age conducts a Sentiment Survey of brokers. We believe it is a crucial barometer of market concerns.
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Rachael has been with Hine Chartered Insurance Brokers since March 2007. For the first three years she was the new business account executive for the company but after a re-structure she now heads up our newly formed small business unit (SBU). The SBU…
Tony Gibbs is sales and commercial director at Macbeth Insurance Brokers