Tag Archives: Brokers

Nostradamus and the world of insurance broking

Making predictions in this world is a particularly hazardous occupation. Nostradamus springs to mind as someone with a monopoly on predicting the future but did he, really? Nostradamus attended Avignon University but was forced to leave after just one year following an outbreak of an infectious disease. Sound familiar? Well, he didn’t see that coming. […]

It’s nothing to do with Brexit

There was a time when insurance premiums followed a well-trodden cycle. Premiums would decrease based on competition and then a ‘hard market’ would follow (broker speak for rapidly rising premiums: 20%, 50%, 100%, 200% – big numbers) as a result of insurance companies desperately trying to get more money into the pot. It’s a time […]