Comment: Construction across the globe – managing the risk
Insurers are often the last to know that there are disputes or delays affecting construction and engineering projects around the world, which can - and sometimes does - lead to an insured loss.
Comment: Brokers missing trick by not exhibiting at business events
Get Informed director and broker champion Kate Fairley explains why her experiences at business networking events are proof there is much more brokers can do to educate the public on their value.
Comment: Code highlights role of brokers on commercial claims
The 2014 General Insurance Code introduces new compliance requirements for insurers in the retail sphere, but where does it leave brokers and clients who are predominantly commercial? Gold Seal's Lorraine Calway explains.
Five Minutes With...Stephen Hamill, Comsure Insurance Brokers
Stephen Hamill, managing director of Comsure Insurance Brokers, talks about art college, how 10 years of study paid off, and the single word that turned out to be the best advice he has ever been given.
Five Minutes With...Prudence Chang, National Credit Insurance Brokers
Prudence Chang, senior BDM at National Credit Insurance Brokers, talks about revamping the way insurers choose trade credit brokers, the problem with "uneducated brokers" and dining with the most powerful man in the world.
Opinion: Why ignoring social media will destroy your business
Don’t use Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn? It doesn’t matter – you’re still on social media even if you ignore it. ProRisk's Peter Marshall explains why you must embrace the online world to protect your livelihood.
CEO perspective: Glenn Lambert on turbocharging GT
Glenn Lambert, managing director of GT Insurance, explains how and why GT automated their entire business operations – resulting in year-on-year business growth of 13%.
Opinion: What’s more important: People skills or technical expertise?
Should insurance businesses hire staff for their technical skills or their personality? ProRisk business development manager Peter Marshall weighs up both sides of the story.
Opinion: Another one bites the dust
Digital disruption is changing the world around us – but has the insurance industry really grasped the extent of the impact? Insurance Business commentator Darren Trott gives his views.
2014 forecast: Legal issues that could be game changers for industry
David Kearney, chief executive partner of Wotton + Kearney, talks to Insurance Business about the key legal issues that the industry must keep an eye on in 2014.