Insurance Today: safeagent Confirms Howden as Preferred Broker

Safeagent-accredited firms will benefit from our joint venture with Howden, one of the world’s largest insurance groups, as reported in Insurance Today. Safeagent firms will be able to access packaged insurance solutions, including property, business interruption, public and employers’ liability cover, with Howden arranging other covers as required. Isobel Thomson, chief executive of safeagent, says: “We […]

Renters (Reform) Bill passed in the Commons – safeagent reaction

The Renters (Reform) Bill was passed in the House of Commons yesterday evening, albeit in heavily amended form. It is now headed to the House of Lords. It retains the scrapping of Section 21 powers but now includes an indefinite timetable with the abolition not happening until a review has taken place on the ability […]

The Negotiator: Midgley interview: ‘Agent regulation must not make a difficult job even harder’

Nigel Lewis, editor of The Negotiator, chatted with John Midgley, safegent’s new chair, about the various challenges facing the industry. They discussed why agents need safeagent ‘we’re not about complicated rules and regulations but instead supporting agents when they need help, and providing them with training so they can avoid issues in the future’; and […]