MGAA partners with Searchlight to deliver face-to-face training

The Managing General Agents’ Association has partnered with Searchlight Insurance Training, part of the UKGI Group, to deliver face-to-face and online training solutions for members.

A training calendar for 2023 is being produced that will meet the varied and comprehensive needs of MGAA members, and firms will be able to work directly with Searchlight to deliver bespoke training solutions that supports their own learning and development requirements.

Mike Keating, CEO of the MGAA, said: “We are always seeking to add value for our membership, and we aim to drive professionalism, innovation and high standards across the insurance sector. Providing opportunities for learning and development to our members was a main focus that emerged from engaging with our members during the past twelve months, and it is important that we have found the right training partner that shares our vision for maintaining these standards.

“Post-pandemic, the way in which we work, and the skills needed to successfully grow an MGA business is changing. Firms who take the opportunity to invest, train and increase the knowledge of their workforce are going to continue raising the bar and see a positive impact on their future growth. MGAs can now benefit from access to training specialists at preferential rates as part of their MGAA membership.”

MGAs currently underwrite over 10% of the UK’s £47bn general insurance market premiums.

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