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Latest issue

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January/February 2024

In this month’s edition: Graeme Trudgill talks priorities, bumps in the road for ESG, the industry’s regulatory performance and a new monthly column

Top 50 Brokers 2023

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Out now: Top 50 Brokers 2023 digital edition

Which firm has claimed the top spot as the number one broker in the UK general insurance market? Insurance Times and MarshBerry reveal this year’s broker ranking

Top 50 Insurers 2023

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Top 50 Insurers 2023 digital edition now live

The final ranking of the UK’s top general insurers has now arrived for 2023 – but where has your firm placed?

2023 Edition Archive

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December 2023

In this month’s edition: Jon Dye talks Hiscox’s growth journey, who won at the Insurance Times Awards, the data behind insurer awards, lessons from 2023 and the problems with EV cover

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November 2023

In this month’s edition: Aviva targets leading HNW position, UKGI’s most complained about products, the best performing broker schemes and how insurers can improve claims service.

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October 2023

In this month’s edition: Ageas commits to brokers, how solvent are UK insurers, Tech and Innovation award winners, mitigating rising insurer complaints, broker concerns over protection gaps and an interview with Lloyd’s head of culture.

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September 2023

In this month’s edition: Do insurers discriminate on speech, what are the best performing business lines in UKGI, Stuart Reid’s first monthly column, why the motor market is seeing exits, how AI can revolutionise insurance and a farewell from Biba’s Steve White.

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July/August 2023

In this month’s edition: The insurance sector’s perspective on climate change scepticism, how are the UK’s largest insurers faring on complaints handling, the data on the most profitable broker schemes, are we prepared for a solar storm, the rise of insurance apps and an interview with A-Plan chief executive Kelly Ogley.

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June 2023

In this month’s edition: Is telematics technology finally reaching a tipping point, who are the most profitable insurers in UKGI, an update from the Claims Excellence Awards, the general public’s awareness of ghost broking, reporting from the Biba conference in Manchester, a focus on the MGA market and whether insurtechs are deal breakers for M&A.

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May 2023

In this month’s edition: Can the insurance industry recover its bruised reputation, is there really an ethnicity penalty in insurance for people of colour, are American brokers smelling an opportunity in the UK market with exchange rates, how software houses can help to support smooth M&A and how The Clear Group is sticking to its knitting.

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April 2023

In this month’s edition: The rise of AI chatbots and their impact on the insurance industry, the growing threat of rising complaints volumes, how much danger does ghost broking pose to the sector’s reputation, the opportunity of the regulator’s coming fundamental shift and how a ‘fear of failure’ inhibited insurer RSA.

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March 2023

In this month’s edition: Lack of employee data holds back insurance firms’ social mobility strategies, the impact of commissions for building insurance affecting leaseholders gains government scrutiny, broker Partners& shares it development story so far and how broker schemes can be used for business advantage is unpicked.

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January/February 2023

“In this month’s edition: FCA review could mark positive change for brokers regarding FSCS funding contributions, cannabis-related claims experience a post-pandemic high, Aviva shares it key focus areas for the year ahead and high net worth brokers debate whether this line of cover is too generous for clients.”

2022 Edition Archive

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December 2022

In this month’s edition: Brokers look at parametric propositions to combat climate change-related risks, industry commentators unpick Solvency II and appointed representative regulations, property disrepair fraud is set to rise up the agenda amid cost of living crisis and Freedom Services Group explains the benefits of its four-day working week model.

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November 2022

In this month’s edition: Brokers continue to question insurer service post-pandemic, Insurance DataLab gets up close and personal with MGAs’ financials, broker schemes hit profitability stumbling block and MPR Underwriting boss explains why brokers are attracted to working with his firm.

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October 2022

In this month’s edition: Brokers employ diverse M&A tactics amid consolidation landscape, winners from the Tech and Innovation Awards are unveiled, Halloween claims cause mischief for insurers and David Howden discusses the importance of Howden Group’s latest buy.

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September 2022

In this month’s edition: Claims inflation causes bumpy ride for motor insurers, Aviva reveals update on strategic ambitions, Insurance DataLab flags personal lines firms’ customer experience performance and Stanhope Cooper boss unveils quest for investment.

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July/August 2022

In this month’s edition: Brokers focus digitalisation efforts on boosting their back offices, Insurance DataLab takes a closer look at how the property market is faring and Konsileo boss John Warburton reveals why being RoboCop is better than being the Terminator.

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June 2022

In this month’s edition: Inflation drives tough broker conversations, UKGI insurer profitability is ranked by Insurance DataLab, all the updates and insights from Biba’s annual conference and how parametric insurance is set to be the new normal across a range of business lines.

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May 2022

London market regulation comes under fire from House of Lords, profitable broker schemes are pinpointed by SchemeServe data, demand increases for software house support of smaller brokers and RSA’s Lee Mooney reveals the insurer’s commercial lines strategy

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April 2022

In this month’s edition: Risk management must be front and centre of brokers’ strategies, Insurance DataLab digs deep into consolidators’ financial performance, PIB Group boss unveils European M&A goal and eliminating the insurance ethnicity penalty gains greater sector visibility.

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March 2022

In this month’s edition: Gender diversity within broking leadership comes under the microscope, metaverses present a potential untapped opportunity for brokers, sex-related events and organisations struggle to obtain insurance and JM Glendinning boss unveils acquisition ambitions

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January/February 2022

In this month’s edition: The FCA takes a deep dive into data analytics to keep a closer eye on regulated firms, Gallagher’s Michael Rea reveals the firm’s thought process behind its recent Bollington buy and SRG group chief executive Warren Downey shares how he entered the world of broking and what the industry means to him

2021 Edition Archive

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December 2021

In this month’s edition: Brokers risk E&O claims following homeworking struggle, award winners crowned at this year’s in-person Tech and Innovation Awards and Insurance Times Awards, opportunity arises around employers’ liability cover for MPs and Matt Munro reveals IGO4’s focus for 2022.

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November 2021

In this month’s edition: Parametric policies seek to plug protection gaps, Insurance DataLab reviews property insurers’ bottom lines, SchemeServe data shows the most profitable broker schemes and Freedom Services Group’s Sam White talks about the challenges faced by female leaders

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October 2021

In this month’s edition: Broker admin fees and double charging comes under scrutiny following the FCA’s pricing reform, Insurance DataLab compares the UK and Gibraltar insurance markets, space tourism cover takes off and Aviva’s Gareth Hemming outlines his future plans

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September 2021

In this month’s edition: Insurance DataLab looks at Lloyd’s MGA underwriting losses, Aki Hussain unveils his priorities ahead of taking the top spot at Hiscox and industry commentators discuss whether the sector is fully prepared for the FCA’s incoming pricing changes

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July/August 2021

In this month’s edition: The pandemic-related drive for digital leads to insurtech unicorn boom, Insurance DataLab reveals rankings for insurers’ and brokers’ customer service, Luigi Maggio takes on new focus at McCarron Coates and Scott Egan flags RSA strategy post-takeover

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June 2021

In this month’s edition: Insurance DataLab ranks the top five insurers on performance, price walking measures overshadow fair value impact on SME cover and Google unveils its intentions for the insurance market

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May 2021

In this month’s edition: Aventum Group and Ageas reveal their new business structures and strategies, exclusive data from SchemeServe shows the most profitable schemes for brokers and the industry calls on the government to collaborate on live event cover.

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April 2021

In this month’s edition: Brokers feel frustration at rising FSCS levy costs, GRP’s Mike Bruce shares his strategy for growth and personal injury commentators explore the operational challenges and unintended consequences of the new whiplash claims portal

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March 2021

How will the FCA’s test case impact policy wordings beyond business interruption cover, employment liability claims are set to skyrocket due to Covid drivers and A-Plan chief executive Cark Shuker shares the story behind the broker’s deal with Howden Group

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January/February 2021

In this month’s edition: The FCA takes a deep dive into data analytics to keep a closer eye on regulated firms, Gallagher’s Michael Rea reveals the firm’s thought process behind its recent Bollington buy and SRG group chief executive Warren Downey shares how he entered the world of broking and what the industry means to him

2020 Edition Archive

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December 2020

In this month’s edition: Northern brokers share their experiences of insurers’ services during the regional lockdown regime, exclusive data reveals which broker schemes have been the most profitable in 2020 and cladding is once again flagged as a key concern as more latent defects insurers fall into administration

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November 2020

In this month’s edition: Industry experts share their views on whether digital retail giant Amazon will enter the insurance market, a ruling by the Court of Appeal could mean that insurers will need to increase their reserving for large personal injury claims and aggregator sites could be the ones to lose out following the FCA’s pricing practices report.

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October 2020

In this month’s edition: Brokers flag concerns around MGA capacity in a hardening market, personal lines brokers could see their income hit due to the FCA’s proposals around premium finance announced in its pricing practices report and the Covid-19-related recession may pose problems for solicitors’ professional indemnity insurance.

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September 2020

In this month’s edition: Insurer signals schemes as the culprit for Covid-19 business interruption payouts, data exfiltration boosts ransomware risks with reputational threats and the insurance industry has been left to shoulder the increased risk in the Grenfell fire aftermath.

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July/August 2020

In this month’s edition: Broker professional indemnity could become uninsurable due to Covid BI claim concerns, high net worth capacity enjoys buoyancy despite current climate and an insurance collective aims to start an initiative that goes beyond plans for a Pandemic Re.

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June 2020

Game on: As Premier League is set for kick off a plethora of insurance concerns remain, why Pandemic Re is vital to mitigate Covid-19 and which industry chief exec gets paid the highest

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May 2020

Crunching the Ardonagh financials; the impacts of the LMA coronavirus exclusion clause; the potential insurance implications for re-purposed properties.