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    The Role of an Insurance Broker: How They Can Help You Find the Right Coverage

    With so many insurance companies and policies available, choosing the right insurance coverage can be daunting. This is where an insurance broker can help. As a licensed professional, an insurance broker can help you find the best coverage that suits your needs. Read on to find out what an insurance broker does and how they can add value to your business.

    What does an insurance broker do?

    An insurance broker is an intermediary that acts between you and insurance companies. One of their primary roles is to investigate your insurance needs, find out what policies are available from different providers and present you with a range of options that best fit your budget and requirements.

    Some of the critical responsibilities of an insurance broker include the following:

     1. Research your business requirements

    Atlantic Insurance brokers will take the time to assess your specific business insurance needs. They will also find out what your budget is.

     2. Comparing products and companies:

    Insurance brokers can access an extensive range of insurance products from multiple providers. They compare policies, deductibles, premiums, and coverage limits to find the most suitable options for you.

     3. Customised recommendations: 

    After researching different insurance products and providers, your insurance broker will provide personalised recommendations tailored to your situation and requirements.

     4. Management of insurance policies: 

    Once you’ve decided which insurance policies provide optimal coverage for your situation, your insurance broker will answer any questions and help you through the application process. They will also be able to help you with renewals, claims, changes, and updates to your insurance coverage as required.  Being accessible and responding in a timely fashion is essential as your Insurance needs can change overnight and without addressing these,  you and your Business may be exposed..  The Client Service Managers that you deal with at Atlantic also manage your claims process.  Having an advocate that understands your Business and your expectations is essential to ensuring satisfactory outcomes. 

     

    The four benefits of using an insurance broker

    Working with an insurance broker gives you some of the following benefits.

    1. Saving time: An insurance broker saves time and effort by researching different providers and policies. They do the legwork to determine the best insurance coverage options.
    2. Expert advice: Insurance brokers have in-depth knowledge and experience of the insurance market. They can provide independent advice and guidance to help you make informed decisions.
    3. Costeffective: An insurance broker will find you competitive rates and discounts you may need to know. This can save you money on your insurance premiums or ensure you are maximising your coverage for premiums you pay.
    4. Personalised service: When you work with an insurance broker, you get personal support and service. No more talking to chatbots or being on hold for hours. An insurance broker gives you the assistance and attention you deserve.

    How to choose the right insurance broker

    When choosing an insurance broker, you must consider the following:

    • Experience: What knowledge do they have of different industries and insurance companies?
    • Reputation: What types of businesses do they work with? Have their clients been with them for a good period?
    • Communication style: Are they willing to answer all your questions and concerns? Are they responsive? Are they prepared to Pick up the phone?

     

    Atlantic Insurance brokers are here to help

    Navigating the world of insurance can be confusing and complex. An insurance broker can help simplify the process and help you find the right coverage. By understanding your needs, researching options, and providing customised recommendations, an insurance broker can save you money, time, and a lot of stress.

    Atlantic Insurance has assisted businesses of all sizes and industries since the early 1980s. Our team of insurance brokers have developed a strong understanding of the insurance needs and risks involved for a wide range of businesses.

    If you remain unsure of which policies may be the right choice for your business, contact us today. Our experienced Client Managers will provide comprehensive advice on the most cost-effective insurance options for the preservation of your business. 

     

    Any information contained on this page of the website is general advice only and has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Your should consider these, having regard to the appropriateness of this advice and the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (‘PDS’), Target Market Determination (‘TMD’) and Financial Services Guide (‘FSG’), which will be provided following any formal recommendation to you.

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