Barnett & Barnett managing director Neil Campling shares the firm’s reasons for selling and explains why professionalism is important to the business and the industry as a whole. Caitlin Morrison reports
Thomas, Carroll MD Rhys Thomas explains the Caerphilly-based broker’s niche focus to Caitlin Morrison
Berkeley Insurance Group chairman Andrew Bedford, and group chief executive Tim Maxted explain their approach to the soft market and the importance of expertise, reports Caitlin Morrison
Howard Lickens, CEO of Clear Insurance Management, tells Caitlin Morrison of the importance of acquisitions, the benefits of Brokerbility and how the business coped with the introduction of the FSA
Sutton Winson managing director David Thomson tells Caitlin Morrison why the broker has interests in so many niche sectors and diverse industries and how it plans to ride out the recession
Gardners has used acquisitions and specialism in insurance for taxi drivers to drive growth, managing director Paul Goldsmith explains to Emmanuel Kenning
Lorica’s chief executive officer Matthew Bray and chief operating officer Carlo Marelli have been building solid foundations and are ready to break cover, they tell Emmanuel Kenning
High net worth specialist SmithGreenfield is developing routes to market and ways of differentiating itself in a competitive sector where high levels of service are expected, managing director Steve Smith tells Martin Friel
Diversifying into new lines and looking out for new opportunities are keeping Paul Tasker’s brokerage on track, writes Liz McMahon
Emmanuel Kenning meets Jeremy Cary, the managing director of a broker that has multiplied its income and staff numbers by a factor of 10 in just under a decade
Victor Millwell has announced that its online portal MotorCaravan Plus has been opened up to the full broker market.
Be Wiser Insurance Services has announced a sharp rise in gross premium income to £52.3m from £23.5m in 2010.
Emmanuel Kenning meets motor-caravan specialist broker Peter Cue, managing director of Victor Millwell, who believes his white label online offering will smash the £10m premium barrier
Staysure’s Ryan Howsam talks to Liz McMahon about his journey from golf tours to £30m in gross written premiums, and putting together a new structure to overhaul the travel insurer’s product base
Liz McMahon talks to Autonet MD Glynn Keeling about the value of a strong audit process and striking a balance between online business and customer communication.
Emmanuel Kenning meets Duncan Macbeth of Macbeth Scott & Co as he prepares for retirement after more than 30 years as a broker and casts his eye over the insurance industry.
The British Insurance Awards 2011 are now officially open for entries. These prestigious awards, for the entire UK general insurance industry, will be presented at the Royal Albert Hall on the evening of the 6th July.
Andrew Tjaardstra meets two young brokers aiming to make waves in their local market by growing their business fivefold.
Emmanuel Kenning meets Rajan Amin, a golf loving cricket fan working in the shadow of the Brit Oval and a broker determined to break the million pound barrier