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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

What Benefits Does an Insurance Network Principal Offer to an Appointed Representative?

If you are an insurance account executive, good at sales but purely driving money into the pockets of employers, you may well have considered going it alone.

What is an Appointed Representative in the Insurance Industry?

If you are an insurance account executive and talented salesperson, who is searching for a new career opportunity, it could pay to get your head around the terminology very quickly.

James & The Giant Breach: Your Guide to Cyber Security

In the year, up to and including July 2020, there have been more than 19 billion data breaches, with key sectors attacked in July being healthcare and health science, education, tech and media.

Keeping Our AR Network at the Top in 10 Simple Steps

Here are 10 ways in we seek to remain as the AR network of choice, for those good enough to join…

Gauntlet Marks 10th Birthday of AR Network with Inaugural Awards

The Gauntlet Group’s appointed representative (AR) network, Gauntlet Enterprise, celebrated its tenth anniversary with inaugural awards for Gauntlet’s dedicated ARs.

10 Ways to Build a Brokerage Whilst Still Under Covenant

Worried that you could not set up in business as a self-employed Appointed Representative because of your covenant? Here are 10 points that may change your point of view.

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