How to Start an Insurance Brokerage: the Podcast
If working in an employed insurance sales role is getting you down, or you just don’t fit the new company culture after a consolidator’s purchase of your former employer, it may well be time to consider whether or not you should go it alone. If you want to know more about how to start an […]
Time to Drop the Lemon Tart?
Over the past few months, we’ve been explaining the model that Gauntlet Group has pioneered – and which other networks have sought to copy – Gauntlet De-authorisation Fast-track (GDF). But now, we want to explain it in a different way, as it’s occurred to us that it’s pretty much like looking at a deconstructed dish […]
Why Imposter Syndrome Holds Back Great Appointed Representatives
Is Imposter Syndrome holding you back from becoming an appointed representative and starting your own insurance broking business, becoming one of the new broker start-ups of 2021? The chances are that it might be. If you don’t know what it is, it’s that little voice in your head that tells you that you’re not good […]
Gauntlet’s 2021 Appointed Representative Conference
Our 2021 Gauntlet Appointed Representative Conference took place in glorious sunshine in Harrogate, where we commandeered several rooms at the Old Swan Hotel – the venue in which Agatha Christie holed up, during her mysterious ‘disappearance’. The suspense as to who had won our 2021 AR Awards remained until dinner and we shall leave the […]
Do New Insurance Firms Require Olympian Effort?
Starting your own insurance firm requires an Olympian effort doesn’t it? You might think so, as everyone – including ourselves at Gauntlet Enterprise and Gauntlet Group – know that starting a new business, and becoming a new start-up insurance broker, takes a lot of resource and effort. In the insurance sector, with regulation as it […]
What Skills Does an Insurance AR Need?
Whilst setting up your own insurance brokerage and becoming your own boss, with your own business and hours of work, is an attractive proposition, life may not be as rosy, if it does not suit your skill set.