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    Standing out from the crowd

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Small brokers may be the flavour of the month, but for how long?

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    Five calls for change

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Following last week’s general election, we offer the soapbox to senior industry figures to say how they’d like the new government to regulate general insurance

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    Biba 2010: Changing times

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    A new government may be at the helm, but other changes are at the top of most delegates’ lists for next week’s Biba conference

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    Softly, softly

    2009-11-18T00:00:00Z

    We uncover the top 10 obstacles blocking a hard market

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    Who's pulling the strings

    2009-11-18T00:00:00Z

    We reveal this year’s top 50 listing and get under the skin of the chief executives of the uk’s biggest insurers. For the full ranking, download the pdf

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    Last reserves of strength

    2009-11-18T00:00:00Z

    Insurers must improve their underwriting results. But are they doing enough?

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    Opportunity knocks

    2009-11-18T00:00:00Z

    Too often in a recession, talk turns to gloom and doom. Why not opportunities? Seek them out

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    Running on empty

    2009-11-18T00:00:00Z

    After several years of reserve releases propping up year-end results, Insurers may find that the cupboard is bare

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    Top 50 Insurers 2009

    2009-11-18T00:00:00Z

    Ellen Bennett introduces this year's Top 50 Insurers

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    Broker Listings

    2009-08-19T00:00:00Z

    Summary of the top five brokers plus download the Top 50 Brokers table

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    Reading between the lines

    2009-08-19T00:00:00Z

    Olly Laughton-Scott gives his insight into an unexpectedly challenging year and rounds up the winners and losers in the key personal lines sector

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    So what does it all mean?

    2009-08-19T00:00:00Z

    It’s been a tough year on so many fronts, and although that has meant less dramatic changes in the Top 50 ranking than in previous years, the results make interesting reading. IMAS’s James Simpson takes a closer look at the finances and the fallouts – and hazards a guess at ...

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    Top 50 Brokers 2009

    2009-08-19T00:00:00Z

    Order is restored in Insurance Times’ latest annual survey of the biggest and best brokers in the UK

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    The journey so far...

    2009-06-04T10:32:00Z

    Looking back at Norwich Union to look forward to Aviva

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    Pressure, Power & Politics

    2009-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Leading insurers through the crisis

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    Pollution solution

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    A recent EU directive increases the powers of the UK’s Environment Agency – and the potential penalties for businesses. Katie Puckett outlines the likely impact of the legislation, and how insurers and brokers can capitalise on it

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    The missing link

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Hiring a loss adjuster specifically to assist in putting together a complex claim can shave off significant time, resulting in a happier client. Katie Puckett considers how this can work in practice

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    Steeped in history

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Independent broker Russell Scanlan has retained both its collegiality and its charm through 130 years in the industry. Katie Puckett traces the firm’s progress from a romantic 19th century beginning, to a robust 21st century business

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    Think different

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    The time for resting on laurels has long since past. The brokers that take steps to add value and diversify may find they boast a growing business while those around them struggle. Katie Puckett reports

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    Sea changes

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    The development of the professional broker in the UK can be traced back to the 16th century and the emergence of marine insurance. Lauren MacGillivray looks at how the industry has evolved, and the pressures faced by brokers today