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Start-Up Brokers

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The Beginning

The Beginnings of the TEn Broker Network

The independent network for start-up and small established insurance brokers… …was born of the belief that Insurance Brokers, especially those operating as small local businesses, were in origin a peculiarly British phenomenon and it would be a shame merely to stand by and watch as their numbers here decline… …just for the want of a re-inventive idea. An industry that militates against start-ups and small business expansion, as ours has in recent years, is one doomed to stagnation and ultimate extinction.…

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The Concept

The Concept of the ten broker Network TEn does what it says on the packet. It is a Broking Services operation for ARs… the original one of its kind… and, uniquely, holds the opinion that handling direct clients, apart perhaps from our local pub and a couple of personal friends, would represent a conflict of interest. Consequently, we don’t do that! Yet, TEn broking has several features in common with:- a national broker a smaller broker a traditional broker network an independent broker co-operative…

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The Argument

The Argument for the TEn Broker Network The ‘AR broking services’ concept is a particularly compelling one. The argument for it runs roughly as follows:- The vast majority of Account Executives - or Broker Principals - enjoy what they do and like that part of the job that they are good at. Typically, that’s the client-facing hours of their daily lives. Too often, however, the Account Executive who currently does not feel fully in charge of his/her own destiny and may well consider ‘going it alone’,…

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The Services

Becoming an AR

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