Brokers, insurers and industry experts discuss the main obstacles in attracting young talent and what the industry can do to solve its image problem.
Jackson Lee Underwriting's Dipesh Patel discusses how Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of using a broker and how brokers can help clients as international travel quotations pick up again.
As travel slowly starts to pick up again, Rachel Gordon investigates how specialist travel brokers have coped during the past 16 months of turmoil for this exclusive report.
It has been developed to protect the interests of Biba members and panellists include software houses.
The trade body was forced to cancel its conference last year and make redundancies but said that due to managing funds “cautiously” it was able to return a small surplus.
Biba has stated that the scheme offers comprehensive cover, including unlimited buildings cover and £80,000 of contents cover with a single unspecified item limit of £5,000.
The pandemic has changed the way many businesses percieve insurance, but, as Sam Barrett reports, brokers are ideally placed to help SMEs get the right covers in place going forward
Axa's Ken Wright discusses the challenges brought on by remote working and how brokers can adapt to a digital environment.
A Covid-19 extension has been added for vaccinated people travelling to certain countries.
James Sharp on why a proposed annual levy on ARs amounts to a tax on small brokers
While insurance experts have welcomed the regulator's new rules on pricing, coming into force in January 2022, some warn that the reforms will present challenges for the sector.
The broker will continue to deliver professional indemnity support to members for the next three years amid “challenging conditions”.
The trade body previously partnered with DTW Syndicate 1991, which went into run-off at the end of last year, on the scheme.
Panelists point to encouraging progress for diversity and inclusion in insurance.
Next year’s conference is set to take place at Manchester Central, restrictions permitting.
As the cost of PI soars, and insurers exit the market, Biba panellists call for brokers and insurers to collaborate to ensure customers get value.
The FCA’s Matt Brewis discusses product value, business interruption insurance and the test case, challenges around PI and why the time is right to focus on cyber insurance.
Biba welcomes the move to slash the total broker contribution by half, as it brands the original forecasted levy as "grossly unfair".
The economic secretary to the Treasury tackled insurance premium tax, broker Financial Services Compensation Scheme levies, cladding, Brexit and more in his keynote address to the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s 2021 conference yesterday.
The move follows difficulties accessing the virtual conference platform yesterday.
Sioma Insurance Consultants' Alex Margolin wins the award, which Biba says recognises the performance of younger brokers and encourages commitment to the future professionalism of insurance broking.
Frampton, formerly of Forces Insurance, sadly passed away earlier this year.
Phil Barton attacks scale-led consolidation and warns broking is “in a dangerous place” as an expert panel including Aon’s Julie Page, A-Plan’s Carl Shuker and Atlanta’s Ian Donaldson consider the future in a session chaired by Brokerbility’s, Ashwin…
Delegates are unable to log in to the platform as the trade body blames wider server issues and apologises for the problems.