Post - 2012-03-01
Plum Underwriting has pledged to expand the size of its broker training scheme.
The results season is more than halfway through and, while analysts have highlighted the increased profit in personal lines despite market saturation, they claim commercial is lagging behind and could worsen.
With the economy in India struggling less than those of its Western counterparts, coupled with a rise in consumerism, the insurance industry has major opportunities open to it
As young drivers are priced out of the market, could the emergence of telematics bring an end to the dominance of the traditional big four aggregators, as others seek to take a share of the market?
Specialist insurance schemes can offer enormous benefits for niche customers. But do they represent good business — and how can brokers make them successful?
With the UK commercial insurance market poised to undergo significant change, management consultancy Oliver Wyman visited the year 2022 as part of its Future Frontier Insurance report to glimpse the future of the sector.
After his grandparents escaped the clutches of the Nazis during the Second World War, Artur Niemczewski spent his formative years in communist Poland. The recently appointed Garwyn chief executive reflects on his past as a nuclear scientist and outlines…
With the civil society movement setting the agenda against corruption, and a growing middle class, India is a market ripe for insurers.
Fears that smaller brokers are coming under increased pressure — after two independent firms slipped into administration in a week — have been downplayed by Eric Galbraith (pictured) who claims "the market is as competitive as ever".
Zurich made two high-profile appointments this week, as the recruitment space was once again dominated by insurers.
APC Underwriting operations director Jon Bates selects his best XI for an insurance startup. Bates has snubbed the Premier League, with a team dominated by brokers and fellow underwriting agency players, including his boss as captain, with the surprise…
Reports that the Prudential is looking at jumping into Asia after 164 years has made some obvious waves around the sector.
Solvency II concerns in the spotlight after UK giant linked with Hong Kong move
February marked the first anniversary of New Zealand’s most deadly natural disaster. One year on from the magnitude 6.3 quake that devastated downtown Christchurch on 22 February 2011 and claimed the lives of 185 people – and with the dust far from…
Industry big-hitters linked to Direct Line Group chairman role