MMA Insurance is looking to increase the amount of household business via electronic data interchange (EDI).

Currently only 60% of MMA's business from its home, profile and lifestyle products is through EDI, compared to 99% in motor.

The insurer's newly appointed household and travel-underwriting manager, Martin Scarrett, said: "What we are trying to do is increase the percentage of household business we write. We have just completed a review of the home product and gone through a strategic review to increase policy limits and provide better cover.

"We are looking to get more electronic traded business to make things easier for the brokers and for us."

Last year the insurer's household book of business grew by 25%. Scarrett said the company was looking to increase it by 20% in 2006.

A review on MMA's lifestyle product is due to be carried out by the end of the year, he added.