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    All the right moves

    2007-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Backed by a solid staff, which continues to strengthen all of BGL’s divisions, Peter Winslow’s company is still on the rise. Andrew Holt reports

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    Top 50 Brokers 2007

    2007-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Summaries of backgrounds and capabilities of the top UK brokers

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    Top 50 Brokers 16-30

    2007-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Summaries of backgrounds and capabilities of the top UK brokers

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    Round Table

    2007-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Chair: What is the current state of the large corporate property market? Graham White: You only have to go back five years and a lot of major insurance companies were retracting from the corporate market. We had the World Trade Center attack, we had Independent falling over and everybody wanted ...

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    Maintaining profits in volatile times

    2007-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Managing profitability, says Andrew Cave, is more about managing ordinary business cycles than reacting to disasters

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    The state of independents

    2007-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Caroline Jordan says that acquiring an independent broker could be good business for both buyer and seller

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    Keeping pace with fraud

    2007-07-19T00:00:00Z

    While it can’t be completely eliminated, insurers are finding ways to identify and reduce fraudulent claims. Ann Hesketh reports

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    Is imarket finally flourishing?

    2007-07-19T00:00:00Z

    After a lengthy bedding in period imarket is finally living up to its promises. John Sullivan reports on the prospects for the technology portal

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    Times Two Commercial Lines - Introduction

    2007-07-19T00:00:00Z

    For those commercial lines brokers looking to bank in on their status, things have never been so good. Whether it be consolidators, large brokers or insurers wanting to do a deal, commercial lines brokers are in big demand. Few acquisitions can surpass the purchase earlier this year of Smart & ...

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    Plain sailing for Captain Cooper

    2007-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Having successfully shipped his property owners’ team from Norwich Union to Allianz Insurance, David Cooper tells Andrew Holt of his growth targets and future plans

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    Is this the end of referral fees?

    2007-06-27T00:00:00Z

    Tom Flack looks at how new regulations on personal injury claims will impact on brokers

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    Speeding on the information highway

    2007-06-26T00:00:00Z

    The Motor Insurance Database has become a powerful tool for fighting crime, so brokers have a tremendous responsibility to provide accurate information fast, says John Hancock

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    Fraud: who’s winning?

    2007-06-26T00:00:00Z

    Insurers are under pressure to maintain effective anti-fraud procedures without alienating customers. Caroline Jordan asks if the war on fraud is being won?

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    How far should outsourcing go?

    2007-06-26T00:00:00Z

    Nathan Skinner weighs up the arguments for outsourcing claims handling

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    Don’t be interrupted

    2007-06-26T00:00:00Z

    The Buncefield disaster highlighted the importance of disaster recovery planning for businesses. Anita Anandarajah asks if lessons have been learned

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    Times Two Claims - Introduction

    2007-06-26T00:00:00Z

    It is often said that claims are the shop window of insurance, where the industry fulfils its promise to deliver on what the customer has purchased. But there is a dilemma here. It is that not all claims are genuine.

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    Why businesses should get in the recovery position

    2007-06-26T00:00:00Z

    Many businesses have no plans to recover from a business disaster, despite it being a regulatory requirement. Andrew Holt reports on how brokers are getting involved

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    The modern broker must become a claims champion

    2007-06-26T00:00:00Z

    Caroline Jordan says that brokers should see claims as an integral part of not only their business but as part of customer service

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    Introduction

    2007-05-17T00:00:00Z

    Brokers graduating from the class of 2007 and beyond are in a strong position, accumulating knowledge and expertise unknown to previous generations. This has taken on a new, and fundamentally important dimension thanks to a joint initiative between Biba, the CII and AXA, with the launch of the Broker Academy. ...

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    A year to remember for the lucky man

    2007-04-26T00:00:00Z

    With a record £3.7bn profit reported for 2006, Richard Ward has experienced a bumper first year as chief executive of Lloyd's, but as he tells Elliot Lane he is preparing for the challenges ahead