So you want to grow? That will mean new things – unless you have been on a consistent, year-on-year 10%+ growth track for a while and you simply need to keep turning the handle you will need new ideas.
Your growth will probably come from something that you haven’t done before. The problem with that is all the defences you have created to justify how you do things right now. They had their genesis in the choice that you made all those years ago, and the most troublesome thing about them is this: you were probably right.
So changing or even extending your business into areas which you probably rejected in the past with good reason is tricky...MORE»
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Discussions are under way about a new professional body to represent insurers who distribute via independent financial advisers (IFAs).MORE»
Former Sovereign chief executive Symon Bewis-Weston finished up with the company and has returned to Australia. In the meantime an interim CEO has been appointed.MORE»
Southern Cross is adding an allowance for prophylactic treatment and increasing the surgical claim limit on most of its plans.MORE»
There is support for the idea of a life insurance industry code of conduct, similar to the general insurance industry’s Fair Insurance Code, which came into force this month.MORE»
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