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    The Knowledge Live: Living with the regulator


    Participants at our most recent Knowledge Live event in London considered the impact that the FCA and European legislation is having on brokers and what Biba is doing to ease the burden on them

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    The Knowledge Live: risk management


    Participants at our most recent Knowledge Live event in Bristol considered the changing nature of risk and the global effect of technology

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    All change at the claims portal


    The road traffic accident claims portal is to include employers’ liability and public liability claims up to £25,000, and the timeframe for insurers to admit or dispute liability will be slashed

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    The Knowledge Live: regulation and professionalism


    Participants at our most recent Knowledge Live event considered how changing regulation will affect the industry

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    The Knowledge: claims innovation


    This month’s issue look at claims handling, which is at the brink of a data-enabled revolution

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    Spotlight on specialist motor


    With profits in the mainstream motor market remaining hard to get, insurers are turning to specialised products, such as those aimed at convicted drivers and classic car owners

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    When staff get itchy feet


    The employment market is picking up, and insurance bosses must think differently to retain quality staff

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    Competition heats up in home insurance


    Household insurance is becoming increasingly competitive, with new entrants and existing players vying to grow books of business

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    The Knowledge: Specialist vs generalist


    Are you a specialist broker, or a generalist? Most brokers need a foot in both camps if they want to speak credibly to a range of clients

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    The big data revolution


    The first of Insurance Times’s technology series takes a look at the key developments that will change the way insurers and brokers do business. Plus Technology news

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    SME special report: a tale of two sectors


    Professional services and customer-facing businesses give two sides of the SME marketplace’s condition in the current economic environment. But opportunities for brokers can be found in both areas

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    SME special report: hardy perennials


    A recent Insurance Times SME broker survey spells out the many worries across the sector – but it also serves as a reminder of the many positive prospects available

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    SME special report: green shoots in tough times


    What do SMEs want from their brokers? How can brokers best serve SME needs? What are best ways brokers can approach SMEs for new business? The latest Datamonitor survey on the sector answers all these questions and more

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    SME special report: signs of green shoots


    SMEs are providing a rare patch of fertile ground amid the hostile post-recessionary terrain. In this special report, we examine the potential of the SME market and explore areas where brokers can grow

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    SME special report: growing concern


    Now more than ever, brokers are looking for innovative ways to keep their garden looking green and their products fresh. We look at how they can offer SMEs that little bit extra

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    The beautiful game


    It was a rare moment of joy for England supporters watching Capello’s lions beat Slovenia in South Africa to secure their place in the final 16. We joined the insurance world’s biggest footie fans and sponsors Event Insurance Services at Vinopolis for a nerve-wracking 90 minutes

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    Feeling the squeeze


    Lloyd’s seems to be breathing easily, but the US insurance industry will be dreading the legal bill as its ‘blue blood’ investment bank, Goldman Sachs, squares up to the regulator over claims that an alleged conflict of interest amounted to fraud

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    London IT Pack 2010: Stars in their eyes


    This year’s IT Pack series got off to a glittering start in London late last month with young brokers determined to network and grab advice from senior industry figures – and from Levi Roots of Dragons’ Den fame

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    Birmingham roundtable: Only the strong survive


    It’s a tough time out there, what with a persistent soft market, the country’s slow creep out of recession, and current political uncertainty. The first of our AXA roundtables tackled these topics and more and there were some interesting conclusions

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    Lines of enquiry


    Everyone’s a winner in the Broker Service Survey: brokers have a chance to let off steam, while insurers get to hear how they can improve. So get ready for 2010’s feedback frenzy