Towergate has placed 133 jobs at risk following a restructure in its finance operation.
Marketing is constantly evolving, with an ever-changing array of channels through which to promote products – but at the heart of it is always the customer. How can we best meet their needs, asks Ali Crossley, customer and development director for…
So what’s the worst thing you can say to a broker? Accuse them of being commission driven? Question what value they add to customers? Definitely best not to stray into the territory of online comparison sites, says Adrian Saunders, commercial director at…
Carole Nash has decided to purchase Cornmarket Insurance Services’ Republic of Ireland motorcycle insurance book of business.
In a snap decision just after Christmas I agreed it would be fun to attend a Moulin Rouge secret cinema perfomance, with little thought to the effort this would involve or the costume I'm currently having to source.
A misconduct probe into the aviation broking sector will centre on whether firms have been sharing competitively sensitive information.
The Financial Conduct Authority is investigating at least four aviation insurance brokers over suspected misconduct.
The internet is, of course, most of the time, a force for good, but is it driving down the quality of what we as an industry offer our clients? Carl Shuker, CEO of A-Plan Insurance, investigates.
‘In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity', wrote the great military strategist Sun Tzu a mere 25 centuries ago. His observation still holds true in these strange times of disruption. And seizing the opportunity is vitally important to modern…
Insurance, like many financial services sectors, has a reputation for being pale, stale and male.
Four out of 10 insurance workers in Northern Ireland received a pay increase in 2016, with on average increases of 3.7%.
The acquisition of Ryan Direct is a sign of “serious intent” by the private equity backers of Towergate, brokers said.
Ryan Direct Group has been bought by the private equity backers of Towergate, Madison Dearborn Partners and HPS Investment Partners.
The recovery of the construction sector to pre-2008 levels in some regions provided welcome news at the start of 2017 to those supporting contractors in the UK. However, with an increase in construction work, there is a heightened pressure for skills…
As an insurer, we do unfortunately see first-hand the devastating impact flooding can have on homes and livelihoods.
Brokers will face an extra £10m levy over last year as a result of an expected spike in the number of payment protection insurance claims.
Easter is all about new beginnings. This will be true for us more than most, as we at Incisive Media celebrate our new ownership.
The days of mega-mergers in the insurance industry may be behind us as consolidation activity has dropped significantly from the peaks of 2014 and 2015. The sector is contemplating this change of gear and steadying itself in the face of waves of global…
Insurance companies and intermediaries responsible for selling insurance and reinsurance products should not be phased by the prospect of tightening rules to guard against mis-selling, following the publication of the first of two consultation papers…
Can advances in imaging technology really help engineering risk underwriting? Richard Radevsky, executive committee member of International Association of Engineering Insurers, believes they can.
Industry bodies have raised concerns about the government’s consultation on the ‘Vnuk judgement’, saying that it could lead to increased costs and fraud.
Today we reveal the companies that will be in the running for the 23rd British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall.
With the Enterprise Act coming into force on 4 May, policyholders will now be able to claim damages for late payment of claims. Are insurers ready?
David Nayler took the chair of British Insurance Law Association in October last year, a body whose membership derives from brokers, insurers and legal firms. He has worked at Aon for 11 years, most recently as head of financial and professional, legal…