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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Analysis

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Insurance sheds 'dull' image to lure young talent

The insurance industry has faced an uphill battle in trying to shed young people’s perception of it as ‘dull’. But efforts are beginning to pay off

IBSC Code of Conduct

Do brokers need a code of conduct?

The latest issue of The Knowledge looks into a debate that has gripped the broking world

Towergate Insurance Group CEO Mark Hodges

Mark Hodges quits Towergate: the verdict on his reignSubscription

He arrived with so much hope, but did he fulfil his promise?

Richard King, Ingenie

How telephones are helping Ingenie drive down the risks of young driversSubscription

Ingenie’s Driver Behaviour Unit has helped cut accidents and improve the safety of the broker’s policyholders

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Will it be third time lucky for Gallagher?Subscription

Janice Deakin has become the third person to take one of the biggest jobs in UK broking. Can she last longer than her predecessors?

Arron Banks

The colourful world of Arron BanksSubscription

Here’s 10 things you might not have known about one of the most colourful characters in insurance

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Latest Issue

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15 October 2014 IssueSubscription

Read a digital version of the 15 October 2014 edition of Insurance Times. In this issue: Quindell in the spotlight; what next for care home cover?; praise for comparison sites; the colourful world of Arron Banks; reserve releases still key at DLG, Esure and Admiral; Sandy Scott of the CII profiled; roundtable: insurers lament inaction on credit hire; Insurance Times TechAwards winners revealed; and The Knowledge on professionalism.  

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The People

David Reeves, Barbican

Barbican’s David Reeves: from newspapers to insuranceSubscription

Lloyd’s insurer’s chief executive talks to Insurance Times sister publication GR about meeting Rupert Murdoch, what makes a good boss and lessons learned

Sandy Scott, CII

Sandy Scott: Finding the CII’s next missionSubscription

During his time at the helm of the CII, Sandy Scott has campaigned to improve practices within the insurance industry and make it more professional. So, what’s next?

Christophe Bardet Swinton

Swinton’s return from the dark sideSubscription

Broker boss Christophe Bardet reveals steps taken to focus the business on putting the customer first - and achieve a best-of-class record for customer complaints

Jonathan Evans MP

'Insurers must keep their promise on premiums'Subscription

Long an advocate of the insurance industry during his time in parliament, Jonathan Evans, who is set to retire from the House of Commons, says the industry must keep its side of the bargain on legal reforms

Matthew Donaldson2, Comparethemarket

Matthew Donaldson: Challenging the marketSubscription

Not content with a 40% share of the UK aggregator market with Comparethemarket, the group chief executive of BGL has big plans to shake up the life insurance market and take the comparison model international

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Peter Shaw, Thatcham

ABI blog: Autonomous vehicle technology – a key moment for the insurance industry

6 October 2014

Thatcham Research chief executive Peter Shaw talks about the rise of driverless cars and what it could mean for the insurance industry ahead of the ABI’s Motor Conference in December

Special Reports

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The Knowledge: Professionalism

Will a code of conduct and chartered status help to ‘professionalise’ broking?

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Special Report: Manufacturing

With the upturn in the UK economy, manufacturing is showing signs of booming again. In this special report we look at opportunites for insurers and brokers, and uncover some of the mistakes that manufacturers make when it comes to insurance cover

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The Knowledge: the future of motor insurance

Technology and information are reshaping motor insurance

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Regulation Report Part 4

To help you make sense of the changes in the regulatory landscape since the FCA took over from the FSA in April last year, Insurance Times, in association with the Chartered Insurance Institute, is creating a series of five reports focusing on a different area of regulation as it affects the insurance industry. Part 4 looks at transparency, and how the FCA has focused its attention on conflicts of interest and the push to publish claims ratios

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The Insurance Times Top 50 Brokers 2014

The definitive listing of the 2014 Top 50 Brokers has now been released. Who are this year’s risers and fallers, and who has rocked the boat to join the elusive top five for the first time?

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Editor's Picks

QBE

The rise and fall of big names within the QBE empire Subscription

Property director Peter Fice is the latest big name exit at QBE Europe. Insurance Times examines the big characters who have come and gone at an insurance company where the drama never stops

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UK BROKER REGULATION REPORT

BrokerRegReport coverInsurance Times has created a comprehensive UK Broker Regulation report that brings together everything brokers need to know about the changing regulatory landscape. From preparing for FCA visits to handling client money, dealing with unrated insurers and the implications of thematic reviews and more, this report is required reading for all brokers.

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Fraud Report

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The Insurance Times Fraud Report 2013Subscription

21 November 2013

The inaugural 40-page Fraud Report 2013 provides a comprehensive overview of the key issues facing the insurance industry, including the results of an exclusive Insurance Times survey

Insurance Monitor

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Read all Insurance Monitors hereSubscription

Insurance Monitor is a new type of analysis for UK general insurance published by Insurance Times to deliver the customer and competitor insight you need to inform decisions and shape strategy. Designed to provide in-depth, actionable information: Insurance Monitor offers a comprehensive package of business intelligence to facilitate fresh thinking

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General insurance complaints rising – FOSSubscription

21 October 2014

Complaints against the top 10 most complained about general insurance products rose by 8% between July and September, Financial Ombudsman Service figures reveal

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Insurance Times Awards

Sarah Mallaby Allianz

Allianz: best insurer for claims

Ahead of the deadline for entries to the 2014 Insurance Times Awards, we speak to past winners about their award, their top tips for success and challenges and changes in the industry

People Moves

Senior departures as David Hall restructures QBESubscription

20 October 2014

New structure ‘puts client at the heart of our business’

Top 50 Brokers 2014

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The Insurance Times Top 50 Brokers 2014

21 August 2014

The definitive listing of the 2014 Top 50 Brokers has now been released. Who are this year’s risers and fallers, and who has rocked the boat to join the elusive top five for the first time?

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Top 50 Insurers 2013

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Top 50 Insurers 2013Subscription

22 November 2013

The definitive ranking of the UK’s biggest insurance companies by gross written premium, plus in-depth analysis of the key trends underpinning the figures

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The Knowledge Handbook 2013

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The Knowledge Handbook 2013Subscription

From pricing to risk management, regulation and business excellence, The Knowledge covered a wide variety of subjects in 2013. Here, subscribers can read about the key issues that faced brokers and insurers over the past 12 months.

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The Digital Insurer: what you need to know

Coverage from the Insurance Times Digital Insurer event tells you everything you need to know the stay one step ahead in the digital revolution

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