Roy Standish, sales & distribution director at Zurich expects more consolidation and disruption in 2018.
Aviva's chief distribution officer reviews 2017.
Sarah Mallaby, director of broker markets, at Allianz Insurance reviews 2017.
With a vibrant independent broker market and strong presence from nationals and insurers, Leeds is going from strength to strength
Intelligent selling: It’s easy to take a wrong turn when selling your business. To help brokers avoid the pitfalls, Olly Laughton-Scott explains a few things he’s learnt from his 25 years’ M&A experience
With consolidation firmly on the agenda in the broking sector, Ida Axling talks to seven experts in the industry on the opportunities and perils
The CEO of Towergate Advisory reveals how the business has transformed and talks about his broking roots
In a new wave of consolidation, what will happen to the small independent broker?
Consolidation can provide an elegant solution for brokers wanting a smooth transition when they sell their businesses, writes Sam Barrett
The opportunities for buyers in the regional market.
The different sources of funding for MBOs or selling up and leaving the business come under the microscope.
Will PE investment lead to more smaller regional brokers being snapped up?
Aviva’s Phil Bayles on being about clear about the goals when undertaking succession planning.
Having taken an overview of the market Aviva’s Phil Bayles looks in detail at how to prepare succession plans that meet the needs of staff and customers.
Phil Bayles, chief distribution officer, intermediaries at Aviva joins Insurance Age editor Emmanuel Kenning in the studio.
“Brokers have to give customers what they want and need in the way that they choose to buy”
US broking giant agrees £295m takeover deal with Axa that will see Bluefin and Jelf combined
“There definitely needs to be change. And it is only through such collective thinking and a combined effort that solutions will be found”
Ongoing buyouts fuel speculation in the broking market
Lloyds Bank's Bill Cooper explains why political instability in the UK has failed to dampen the verve of those on the broker acquisition trail.
CEO pledges to keep the broker on a steady growth trajectory and stick to strategy.
The most recent wave of consolidation could lead to a revamp of commission structures, which won’t be good for brokers or their clients, says Ian Stutz
There is a vibrant market for structured and sensible broker acquisitions in the UK, says Peter Blanc
Tony Cornell considers how insurers will cope with demands for more commission if acquisition activity picks up again