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.
The County Group saw a 92% increase in pre-tax profits in 2016, up to £1.1m from £588,041 in the previous year.
Last year UK-headquartered international broker JLT grew revenues and profits in Asia and was buoyed by a good employee benefits performance in Australia and New Zealand.
JLT has decried a “challenging” trading environment as it posts a 13% drop in pre-tax profits.
Australian broker group Steadfast saw another six months of strong growth in the first half of the 2017 financial year.
Ageas will lift the age limit on its Rias brand in order to channel business from its closed brands, CEO Andy Watson told Post.
Ageas UK made a €56m (£47.5m) loss in 2016, in sharp contrast to the €30m profit made in 2015.
Global insurance broker and advisory firm Willis Towers Watson has published a 50% decline in net income for the financial year ending 31st December 2016.
Global broker Aon reported a 2% drop in revenue in its overall 2016 full year results.
Manchester-based Principal Insurance has reported full-year pre-tax profits of £327,109.
Global broker Marsh finished off the year with a flourish to help produce solid revenue and strong profit growth for 2016.
Arthur J Gallagher & Company's brokerage segment saw pre-tax profit rise to $123.9m (£98.82m) in Q4 2016, a 69% increase on the $73.3m earned over the same period last year.
The director of an insurance broker that was wound up just two days before it had to pay a £30,000 fine could be chased for the outstanding amount.
A broker that was fined £30,000 for sending thousands of spam text messages has been dissolved.
Towergate has seen its first quarter of growth since restructuring began last year, but underlying profitability for year to date is down.