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Insurance Age is the UK’s only broker-dedicated source of in-depth insight and analysis on all aspects of the profession.
With so much uncertainty and change in this market, industry participants need trusted, detailed intelligence and analysis on what it means for their companies and careers, their clients and competitors.
That’s where Insurance Age comes in. For well over 30 years Insurance Age has delivered unmatched coverage of complex issues that are ignored or under-reported elsewhere. We regularly break stories, but are not trying to compete in the provision of real-time news. Instead, we look at topics in detail, assess the implications, speak with the market, regulators and other stakeholders, and write more detailed, analytical pieces than anyone else.
Ultimately our users are able to make better, more informed decisions thanks to the information we provide. And they’ve been relying on our intelligence in various formats for decades.
There are compelling reasons to consider private equity funding, both in good times and in the current testing climate. This article outlines why brokers should ignore PE’s bad press to understand its benefits.
Taking a proactive approach to disaster preparedness can reduce stress and ensure that brokers recover quicker should adversity strike. In this article, Adam Tier, head of underwriting at Ansvar Insurance, outlines the steps intermediaries can take to improve their resilience.
Claims service is not in a good place at the moment and it is brokers who are having to pick up the slack. That is the view of Movo Partnership's head of claims Liz Tytler, who suggests the right people, process and technology would go a long way to improving things. Read this blog to find out more.
In this article, Kevin Morton, head of Zurich Private Clients, tackles the challenges brokers face with reduced capacity and appetite in the high-net-worth market arguing insurers with stable and sustainable propositions will ultimately win out.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s new regime for appointed representatives came into force in December 2022. It puts a fresh burden on those working in the AR sector. What has the impact been? Read this article to find out more.
Culture is a significant factor in recruitment and attracting people to the insurance industry, during the most difficult period for hiring in the broker market’s history. This article highlights why culture holds the key to attracting and motivating staff in the broker market.
From civil commotion to climate change and changes in the duty of protection, event organisers and their brokers have a lot to consider when placing insurance this year. In this blog, Rob Carslake, head of event insurance, Hiscox UK, offers some guidance to those planning ahead in 2024.
Brokers and managing general agents are desperate for capacity, especially for more volatile commercial risks and to cover parts of the personal lines market. This article focuses on the fronter market in the UK and the regulatory landscape.
Insurance brokers are more important than ever in the current economic climate, as the cost-of-living crisis drives customers to seek out the best insurance deals. This article highlights why now is the ideal time for brokers to digitise in order to reduce the impact of market uncertainty.
From specialist commercial players to mass market personal lines, lead generation has been part of the broker sales armoury for years. But with a greater focus on digital channels and data, this article explores how the practice is evolving.