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Insurers warned at travel complaints surge to highest level since pandemic

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’It’s concerning to see so many people dissatisfied with their insurance provider,’ says chief executive

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How can smaller brokers attract the right talent?

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Brokers of all sizes are keen to tackle ‘a skills void’ that has ‘picked up pace exponentially’ – but how can SME brokers, in particular, achieve this ambition?

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Motor insurers record major losses in 2023 – but profitability expected to return

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’High inflation and rising costs have resulted in an extremely difficult couple of years for the UK motor insurance sector,’ says UK insurance partner

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News Analysis

Zurich UK promises brokers direct interaction with underwriters rather than ‘a robot’

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Head of SME trading says insurer’s ’SME underwriters are empowered to make underwriting decisions in the moment’

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Tara Foley: Axa UK and Ireland strives to be the ‘go-to place for talent in the industry’

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Alongside a focus on organic growth and technology, the insurer’s medium-term strategy sees it bid to become a ‘destination workplace’

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Richard Coleman: Ecclesiastical’s charitable focus creates ‘amazing story’ for broker partners

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The insurer’s ‘hugely attractive’ charitable purpose has additionally supported recruitment, says UK managing director

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Renewable Risk Advisers announces client and broking director appointment

’She will be an enormous asset to us with the ever-growing pipeline of insurance business we have lined up,’ says founding director

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Motor insurers record major losses in 2023 – but profitability expected to return

’High inflation and rising costs have resulted in an extremely difficult couple of years for the UK motor insurance sector,’ says UK insurance partner

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MGA market continues to grow – but which are the best performing firms?

Insurance DataLab reveals which UK-based MGAs are ‘setting themselves up for a bright future’ with robust financial results

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Broker and underwriter footfall at Lloyd’s rises after underwriting room revamp

’What underpins the recent transformation of the underwriting room [is] a thoughtful integration of old and new to blend digital transactions with human interactions,’ says Lloyd’s

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Insurers warned at travel complaints surge to highest level since pandemic

’It’s concerning to see so many people dissatisfied with their insurance provider,’ says chief executive

attracting talent

How can smaller brokers attract the right talent?

Brokers of all sizes are keen to tackle ‘a skills void’ that has ‘picked up pace exponentially’ – but how can SME brokers, in particular, achieve this ambition?

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This week’s biggest M&A stories

Insurance Times round up this week’s biggest M&A-related stories

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The insurance stories you may have missed during the Euros

Insurance Times rounds up the biggest stories you may have missed since the Euros began and started commanding the continent’s attention

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​Insurtech bosses respond to closure of Girls in Tech

’Trying to get women into tech and recruit senior women is only possible if there’s younger girls coming in,’ says chief executive

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Fraudster’s £6.6m claim dismissed by court

’We’re delighted with the judgment of this case which culminates years and months of diligent work,’ says partner

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Labour’s AI strategy – and its potential impact on insurance

’The balance between fostering responsible AI development and hindering innovation is critical’ when it comes to new regulation, says chief technology officer

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Renewable Risk Advisers announces client and broking director appointment

’She will be an enormous asset to us with the ever-growing pipeline of insurance business we have lined up,’ says founding director

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Watch: Relive the 2023 Insurance Times Awards

In December, over 1,000 insurance professionals gathered to discover who would be taking home an award at this year’s Insurance Times Awards

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Insurance Times Awards 2023 in pictures

The photos are in for last week’s Insurance Times Awards 2023, can you spot yourself?

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Why Aviva, Arch and Ageas were named insurers of the year

After being crowned as market-leading insurers at this year’s Insurance Times Awards, Insurance DataLab explores the figures behind the trio’s successes in 2023

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Revealed: Who won at the Insurance Times Awards 2023?

With gold, silver and bronze awards across 36 categories, the winners from last night’s Insurance Times Awards have now been revealed.