MGA Report

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MGA Q&A: Victor for Brokers portal provides faster and more efficient ways to work says Victor Insurance

Victor Insurance’s country manager John Stephenson talks to Insurance Times’s Savan Shah about the reputation of the MGA market, providing brokers efficient ways to work, capacity removal concerns and evolving operational methods.

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MGA Q&A: Business that brokers struggle to place, we excel at says Accelerate Underwriting

Accelerate Underwriting regional director Lisa Brennan talks to Insurance Times on adapting to change, having experienced underwriters and working closely with carriers to ensure consistent and secure offerings.

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Chapman & Stacey reassures broker partners its services will continue fully

Chapman & Stacey’s managing director Paul Wingfield talks to Insurance Times’s Savan Shah as the Covid-19 pandemic continues and its staff remote work to continue providing a full service to its broker partners 

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Some brokers could struggle placing policies during Covid-19 says Peter Staddon

Insurance Times’s Savan Shah speaks to the MGAA’s outgoing managing director about the impact of Covid-19 on its members as well as the relevance of our MGA survey 

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Zurich to focus on MGAs with new appointment

Enrico Bertagna’s appointment signals Zurich’s new focus on MGAs

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'Call out the rogues, it is your future,' Chilton warns MGAs

During his morning keynote speech at the MGAA conference in London, Graham Chilton urged MGAs to call out those who are making life difficult for others

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MGA growth 'driven by consolidation' – Manchester

The growth of MGAs is being driven by consolidation and entrepreneurship says MGAA chairman Charles Manchester

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Individualisation is the future of the insurance customer experience

The insurance customer experience is protracted and often painful, says Paul Fennemore, digital transformation consultant, EMEA, Sitecore

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Broker-owned MGAs - a conflict of interest?

Markerstudy’s ambition for it’s newly formed MGA to reach £1bn GWP by 2021 again raises the debate around whether brokers should be allowed to own an MGA

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The Challenge of Claims for Brokers and MGAs

We’re living in a post-Insurance Act world where the FCA has a spotlight on everybody’s conduct, says Dan Cooper, claims manager, Manchester Underwriting Management

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Markerstudy consolidates to form UK's largest MGA

New powerhouse MGA Markerstudy Insurance Services Limited will be country’s largest MGA

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Auto-renewing on home policies costing customers £243m annually

Insurers under fire for luring customers in and raising premium prices on auto-renew

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Third of customers would buy insurance from Apple or Amazon

Traditional insurers must up their digital offering to compete with ’big tech’ firms, World Insurance Report suggests