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  • In Business

    How to regain their trust

    2009-03-25T00:00:00Z

    The credit crunch has severely dented the public’s faith in financial services companies. Georg Wuebker offers eight suggestions to help repair the damage

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    Five steps to fee-based broking

    2009-03-18T00:00:00Z

    You’re a broker that makes money from commissions. But what you want to be is a broker that charges a fee. How do you make the switch without losing clients, asks David Grier

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    Easy does it

    2009-03-11T00:00:00Z

    An on-site masseur sounds wonderful, but is it the solution to stress in the workplace? Not quite, says Angelique Ruzicka, although it’s a stroke in the right direction

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    Land of 1.3 billion clients

    2009-03-04T00:00:00Z

    The demand for insurance in China has way outstripped expectations, says David Brewer. He urges the UK industry to take advantage of the opportunities on offer

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    ‘I don’t make the coffee’

    2009-02-25T00:00:00Z

    Insurance has lagged behind other industries in attracting the brightest graduates. But things are changing, as Angelique Ruzicka discovers

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    The world is still turning

    2009-02-11T00:00:00Z

    How has the credit crunch affected mergers and acquisitions in the insurance market? Not too badly, finds Jim Keeling of Corbett Keeling in his quarterly round-up of deals

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    Builders on the brink

    2009-02-11T00:00:00Z

    The British construction industry is suffering, which means some insurers and brokers will be hit too. Jeremy Buckley explains

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    How to fly solo

    2009-02-04T00:00:00Z

    Seven years ago William Buist left the comfort of the corporate world to start his own consultancy. Here he shares some secrets of how to start (successfully) from scratch

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    More than mind games

    2009-01-28T00:00:00Z

    How do you pick out the staff who have the potential to become executives? You could follow Amlin’s example and call in the psychologists. Lauren MacGillivray reports

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    How to stay out of court

    2009-01-14T00:00:00Z

    An economic downturn gives companies more time to plan legal claims. Lawyer Jonathan Mortimer offers his top 10 tips for avoiding a battle

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    How to motivate

    2009-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Getting the best out of your staff is more important than poring over spreadsheets. In the first of a series of how to guides, Katie Puckett offers some inspirational advice

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    Student offers

    2008-12-10T00:00:00Z

    Insurers and brokers should capitalise on the brain drain away from the banks, says Oliver Cover. First, target the best graduates and convince them the industry isn’t dull

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    The mystery revealed

    2008-12-03T00:00:00Z

    To kick off our new section on how to run your company, Lauren MacGillivray enters the secret world of the mystery shopper – and we have a go at it ourselves

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    Deal or no deal

    2008-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Do your homework, avoid ‘floppy’ language and try to go first. Angelique Ruzicka outlines how to negotiate

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    Mergers: what brokers really think

    2008-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Why do independents sell up? Do they think larger firms do a better job? Insurance Times wanted to know too, so we asked them. Read on for the answers