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Markerstudy scoops ‘Innovation & Emerging Technologies: Reducing Fraud’ at Celent Model Insurer Awards 2017

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Markerstudy is celebrating a third year of success as a ‘Celent Model Insurer’, after scooping an award for its VisionTrack technology in the ‘Innovation & Emerging Technologies: Reducing Fraud’ category. The accolade, which rewards innovation and excellence in insurance technology was announced at Celent’s Innovation and Insight Day in Boston on Tuesday 4th April 2017.
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No rest for the Wicked! – Anthony Foster gives us an Update from the World of Broker Management

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Just when we thought the industry landscape was changing fast along came the Ogden revision! I get regular feedback directly from our broker partners and via my broker facing team about the extent of the fallout for you on the front-line and on your customers. The over-riding view is that the market will take some time to settle given the complexity and degree of knock-on implications. Add the further change catalysts of Renewal Transparency and IPT increases…
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Ogden: The Guide

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Despite the Odgen rate largely being billed as the ‘problem of the insurer’ in the press, it is the broker that will likely see the fall out when the customer is presented with a much higher price than usual for their cover. To minimise the pain of these difficult conversations, below is a guide to the where’s, why’s and what fors: The rationale behind the rate…
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Gary’s March Preamble - 2017 has Begun with a Bang!

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It’s the first Loop-e of 2017 so I’ll cut straight to the chase… Ogden. It’s been a tough market for insurers and brokers alike and now that the new discount rate has been thrown into the mix it feels like, as an industry, we’re in the mouth of Jaws about to be devoured in one nasty bite. To quote the infamous line from the blockbuster, “We’re gonna need a bigger boat”.
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UK Broker Summit vs. Broker50 - Martyn Holman tells all...

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One of my many responsibilities as Group Commercial Director is to represent Markerstudy at various industry functions and events. And, contrary to popular belief, these aren't all held at football grounds and on fairways! In the past few weeks I've attended the two principal conference and networking events for our fellow insurers and brokers; the Insurance Age UK Broker Summit and the Insurance Times Broker50.
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Dash Cam Proves Liability in Gloucester Motorcyclist Crash

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Markerstudy today released the footage of a serious incident to highlight the importance of in-vehicle CCTV technology. The video shows their policy holder driving along the road when a motorcycle comes out of nowhere onto the wrong side of the road and crashes straight into the vehicle.
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The perfect solution

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For customers suffering a total loss and literally feeling ‘at a loss’ of what to do, we offer the perfect solution. Vehicle Replacement Solutions is our one stop shop, offering a replacement vehicle for customers who want another car without the usual hassle.
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Ho Ho Hub!

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Just in time for the festive season we have an exciting little Christmas treat for you in the form of our new Markerstudy Broker Hub.
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Ding Dong Merrily on High!

You may or may not have had the ‘pleasure’ of hearing some of our Broker Managers serenading Christmas lovers far and wide across Twitter with a twist on the classic, ‘Do they know it’s Christmas’...
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Gary's Christmas Preamble

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There’s a classic phrase ‘when things don’t go right, go left’ which seems highly appropriate in the year that the UK voted to exit the EU and America elected to have Donald Trump as its new president. What is going on I hear you cry?! …And truth be told, I’m as baffled as the next person!
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Gartner Financial Services Award Wins for Markerstudy and VisionTrack!

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Thanks to the work of our in-vehicle CCTV provider, VisionTrack and Markerstudy’s IT division we were crowned the 2016 regional winner (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and winner of the ‘Most Innovative Digital Customer Service or Product’ category at the prestigious Gartner Financial Services "Eye on Innovation" Awards in Barcelona last month.
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Discounts available for 3G telematics cameras with VisionTrack

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Our specialist provider of in-vehicle CCTV solutions, VisionTrack is able to give preferential rates for its HD telematics cameras to brokers with a Markerstudy account. Two advanced cameras are available, the VT2000 device, with full HD 1080p video recording that can give you a comprehensive view of any incident and can provide court admissible evidence due to its Codec Encryption, protecting against exaggerated claims and crash for cash scams and the VT1000, designed for smaller fleets.
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Super myths – BUSTED!

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With Over 20 years’ experience, the team at gadget and mobile phone insurer, Supercover, have seen some tall tales in their time when it comes to gadget insurance. With the help of Operations Director, John Fannon and Business Development Manager, Bernie Nunn we’ve put together a complete guide of common myths, so that you can tell fact from fiction.
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Auto Windscreens names Rupert Armitage as Managing Director

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UK vehicle glass repair company, Auto Windscreens, has named Rupert Armitage as its new Managing Director. Rupert has been Acting Managing Director since January 2016 and will now lead the business moving forward.
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We’ve got our GAME ON!

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We’ve been strategising our long term game plan and want to do more with brokers with whom we feel there is enormous potential for growth. We’ve therefore organised three events this autumn designed to showcase the amazing opportunities available to those who work with us.
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A ‘Marqued’ difference

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Since we acquired Chaucer Insurance last year, the commercial team, now ‘Zenith Marque Commercial’, based in our Whitstable office, have been busy growing the commercial account and supplying a range of products to commercial brokers who hadn’t previously done business with Chaucer Insurance.
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TripAdvisor new entry: Bob's Caff

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“Met friends at Bob's cafe today. Initially a bit disappointed that Gary, one of the owners wasn't in, but we were looked after by Neil who did a great job as front of house...
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