Brokers must be aware of changing risk landscape according to SME and insurance experts.
Last year presented many challenges for brokers and 2017 could see even more, writes Edward Murray
The commercial lines division offering is a risk-management led proposition.
Sarah Joiner appointed as marine underwriter.
Technology is radically changing the way brokers should be approaching finding cover for commercial cars and vehicles, explains Edward Murray
Survey also investigated the reasons for underinsurance in the SME market.
Travel and terrorism insurance for employees is not just a perk for big multi-nationals, it is an often essential cover for small businesses too, explains Edward Murray
With only a quarter of small businesses buying directors’ and officers’ (D&O) cover, our panel of experts discuss how to sell it to SMEs and what the industry can do to promote best practice
Trade body highlights importance for SMEs to be flood resilient.
MD Ian Donaldson says broker will add over 200 jobs in the next two years.
Cover includes theft of money, fraud and reputational damage.
Broking for sole traders in the trades, professions and skilled worker sector is intricate and liabilities are complex, explains Edward Murray
Firm to provide support to Brightside's SME clients.
Commercial vehicle and van broker pushes forward with name change to reflect new SME focus.
Increased mechanisation and use of technologies such as telematics are transforming the way small motor fleet business is conducted, explains Edward Murray
Many SME owners buy business insurance like they would car or contents insurance, but there are opportunities for brokers who explain the importance of avoiding underinsurance
Insurer launches five new products on its SME platform and refreshes the background system in response to broker feedback.
Allianz UK CEO Jon Dye has said that the business will have completed all staff consultations by early September and remains confident that the final job loss total will fall below the 250 “worst case scenario”.
Group chief underwriting officer Richard Watson says that insurer hopes to continue to grow alongside broker partners as it develops cyber and SME offering.
Insurer previously confirmed it would no longer apply average to SME claims.
UK & Ireland CEO plans to expand SME offering and move more into mid-market business to grow revenues.
Matthew Wilson says broker business is still its main market as insurer launches direct online platform for small businesses.
Turnover rises by nearly one-third at online broker.
Business from the SME sector is a lifeline for many regional brokers and, on the whole, intermediaries do a great job for their clients. However, lack of clarity on underinsurance and reputational risk, along with market-shaking issues such as IPT and…