Private insurance insights
Our latest thinking on the trends impacting those with a little more to look after.
10 Reasons Why You Should Use an Insurance Broker
Buying insurance direct is easy. Buying the right insurance, however, can be very difficult indeed and getting it wrong often proves costly. We asked the Aon Private Clients team to explain why it pays to use a broker.
Why it pays to have a broker
Amanda Harman, Head of Estates Practice at Aon Private Clients discusses how she helped a client who had recently purchase a 600 year old, Grade 2 listed, historic property with their insurance needs.
Country estates and diversification: handing over the baton
The future for country estates is uncertain at the best of times, but as Britain prepares to leave the EU, landowners are seeking ever more creative ways of generating income. Some of the most ingenious ideas are coming from the younger generation…
Fired with enthusiasm
The art of the enameller reached its zenith with the Art Nouveau movement. Today, famous names such as Fabergé and Lalique command record prices at auction – and inspire a new generation of jewellers and collectors. Zoe Dare Hall looks at enamel’s appeal.
Putting a price on paint… and pixels
Digital technology is changing the way we view art, making it difficult to tell originals apart from top-quality reproductions. So what might that mean for the investment market?
A brush with greatness
Art as an investment is a risky business, but provided you only buy works you like, there’s enjoyment – and sometimes even profit – to be had in trying to spot the next big star, as Alastair Smart explains.
Return of the pearl
Violins investing when there really are strings attached
While it’s well known that there’s money to be made in all manner of tangible assets ranging from gold to wine, the growth potential of the violin (and its sibling instruments the viola and cello) has remained a comparative secret.