The Polish insurance market and its prospects

Price wars in the motor sector have contributed to poor results for Polish insurers, but the market could be shaken up by upcoming distribution rules and potentially growing demand for property, liability and cyber policies.

European PI market to be worth £6.27bn by 2017

The professional indemnity insurance market across 10 European countries - Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the UK- will be worth around €7.5bn (£6.27bn)by 2017.

Coface report highlights uneven growth in CEE markets

Most countries in Central and Eastern Europe are experiencing a slowdown in GDP growth, rising insolvency rates and high unemployment due to the economic crisis in the Eurozone, according to the latest Panorama report from credit insurer, Coface.

Europe: A pen for Europe?

Managing general agents have seen a resurgence of popularity in the UK, but has there been a similar renaissance across the continent? Tim Evershed investigates.

Blog: Is the client always right?

Barely three months into my new job, I have immersed myself in the challenges it has to offer and am enjoying every step of the journey with my customary “bring it on” attitude to life.

Captives: Eastern promise

Chinese companies are mulling over the idea of captives as a risk management tool and it seems that the trend might spread to Eastern Europe. Anna Pitton investigates.

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