Lloyd's has released the final details of its new access rules for brokers, with 150 application packs already sent out to interested brokers.

Applications are now being accepted for 2001 accreditation, although existing Lloyd's brokers do not have to reapply until December 2001.

Information packs are available at lloyds-bsd@lloyds.com or by phoning the broker services department on 0207 327 6524.