Facing the future

Technology is changing the way brokers do business and how customers buy insurance, but is the broking world ready for big developments happening in FinTech? Insurance Age finds out

In-depth: Making connections

Innovation and technology have taken hold of the industry and brokers and insurers are urged to keep up as new devices and apps are changing the way customers buy insurance

In-depth: Think big in SME

The sector is acutely aware that SME is its bread and butter so it’s important for brokers to keep up with the changes and trends. We examine the importance of working with micro SMEs and what brokers need to know about in the emerging science and tech…

In-depth: Country life

Running a farm with a B&B or owning a horse seems idyllic. But rural life is not without its challenges and adequate insurance is a requirement - so what can brokers do to win clients in these niche markets?

In focus: Brokers and digital

A quiet revolution is going on. Commercial brokers are now a part of the digital landscape and are challenging the perception that the sector still has too many paper-based old schoolers.

In-depth: Driving fleet forward

While the smaller end of the motor fleet market is dominated by price, brokers can differentiate themselves by understanding driver behaviour and health and safety, writes Edward Murray

In-depth: Driving through change

Brokers are split over whether motor premiums will increase in the next few years, but one certainty in the market is the increasing importance of technologies such as telematics

In-depth: E-trading and the digital broker

Siân Barton examines how well brokers are keeping up with the digital world and how they can use technology in commercial lines as Larry Ferguson considers how technology can help fraud prevention and detection

Insurance Age weekly news update

This week, Jessica Pothering reviews the lead broking news headlines: Fortis Insurance reports a strong market position; Biba negotiates a special FSA fee payment scheme for members; Zurich releases its financial results; and ex-Allianz commercial…

Insurance Age on-air news review

Jessica Pothering sums up this week's broking news headlines, which included: Total being found 100% liable for the Buncefield explosion and subsequent claims; the Adrian Dunno case against Bluefin being found unfairly dismissed; Swinton's chief…

Insurance Age TV

Insurance Age reporter Jessica Pothering discusses this week's broking headlines: Aviva's financial results; Paul Cosh's planned departure from Hero following its acquisition by the Capita Group; and former Axa CEO Peter Hubbard's move to Keoghs.

Insurance Age on-air news review

Michelle Worvell rounds up the main broker stories this week including: Allianz has announced plans to cut 90 roles following a recent review of its retail strategy and Liverpool Victoria (LV) loses its second senior executive in as many months with the…

Insurance Age on-air news review

Martin Friel rounds up the main broker stories this week including: Giles sees another director leave following private equity investment; Arista makes further push into the regions with Midlands office; and RSA announces restructure.

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