Trade credit insurance in Asia looks set to enjoy double-digit growth in the years ahead, but the market is not without challenges writes Nicky Burridge.
Three of Aviva’s commercial lines management team tell Post their plans for building on a business that is already in good shape.
The Financial Conduct Authority wants feedback on how much protection it offers to SMEs when complaints arise from dealings with financial service providers.
As more SME business is traded electronically, how can brokers and insurers make what could be a complex purchase into a simple and easy to understand process for customers?
SMEs are key to economy growth in the UK – and with globalisation a reality, they face numerous risks.
New online insurer Quote Dave is promising to offer SME's insurance based on the "right advice" rather than the cheapest quote.
RSA has launched a smartphone app for SMEs with fleets of up to 15 vehicles aimed at helping them reduce their operating costs and to promote safer driving.
Small and medium-sized enterprises globally are increasingly concerned about the impact of competition on margins and a lack of consumer demand, according to Zurich's third annual global SME survey.
The government is clamping down on late payment of insurance claims with its proposed Enterprise Bill by introducing a contractual requirement on insurers to pay claims to businesses within a reasonable time.
There are huge amounts of data out there and it is now much easier for brokers to use and place business online – if only they were more aware of this
A Financial Conduct Authority thematic review found SMEs were being let down by claims handlers. What can the industry do to improve?
A senior regulator has conceded that in order for the Financial Conduct Authority to differentiate itself from its predecessor it might need to listen to insurance companies' pleas to issue ‘best advice’ on dealing with SME claims.
One in five small business owners and managers do not have any insurance, according to a survey carried out across six countries by Hiscox.
Ageas’ head of broker development James Astle is to join insurance services firm Ryan Direct Group as broker development director for personal and commercial lines business.
Allianz Commercial has joined Powerplace's SME panel making its suite of SME products available on Powerplace SME from the fourth quarter of this year.
Axa has signalled its intent to secure a much larger share of mid-market risks in 10 key trade sectors with the introduction of a tailored broker proposition.
Small and medium-sized businesses play a vital role in the UK economy. Figures from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills show that more than 99% of private sector businesses are SMEs.
Global research firm ABI Research has found that less than 20% of large companies and less than 6% of SMEs have cyber insurance within the global insurance market.
With so much economic focus on London, SME directors are championing the idea of a business hub away from the capital. But how would it work?
Going to work in an insurance brokerage can sometimes feel like a trip to the amusement arcades.
Axa has appointed seven people to lead its online SME trading hub for brokers.
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Willis has appointed David Chan as Asia head of affinity and SMEs, and Cedric Luah as Asia head of human capital and benefits.
Acturis posted a 25% increase in revenues to £36.9m for the year to September 2014.