Some industry commentators are predicting the death of the network - others see them only growing in stature. Why is opinion so divided?
Marsh has completed its acquisition of Jelf after the deal was approved by regulatory authorities and Jelf's shareholders.
Marsh UK and Ireland CEO Mark Weil says it is too early to know what staff changes or rebranding will take place following the global broker's acquisition of Jelf, announced yesterday (10 September).
Jelf is looking for acquisition opportunities in the commercial market alongside plans to grow the insurance division's mid-market presence, according to group CEO Alex Alway.
Jelf Group's revenues have jumped 11% to £43.7m for the six months ended 31 March 2015 from £39.3m in 2014.
The agenda of the broker must change, with a renewed focus on understanding customers, says Phil Barton, chief executive, Jelf.
Jelf has acquired Worcester-based claims consultant Hamilton Bond Group with CEO Alex Alway citing the purchase as a response to challenges imposed on brokers under the Insurance Act.
Jelf and Yorkshire-based Beaumonts Insurance Group were in discussions for more than a year before the terms of the takeover were agreed, group CEO Alex Alway has revealed.
Jelf has widened its footprint in the north of England with the acquisition of Yorkshire-based broker Beaumonts Insurance Group.
Jelf Group has seen revenues from its insurance business grow 14.4% to £55.2m for the year ended 30 September 2014.
Jelf has completed a deal to purchase Barnt Green-based intermediary Cronin & Co Corporate Insurance Brokers, adding to the consolidator’s presence in the Midlands.
Jelf Group has appointed Chris Hanks as non-executive director adding to his role as chairman of Jelf's broker network Purple Partnership.
Broker Jelf has reported a 14.6% increase in revenue for its insurance business to £26.8m (2013: £23.4m) for the six months ending 31 March 2014.
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Manchester broker Jelf Manson has appointed former CBG Group managing director Mike Askew as a new director for the North West region.
Shadow business secretary accuses six employment agencies of mis-selling.
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Former Allianz Commercial boss Chris Hanks has been named non-executive chairman of Jelf-owned broker network Purple Partnership.
A trading update from Jelf has revealed the broker experienced a positive second half of 2012, with results expected to be in line with market expectations.
Independent broker network Purple Partnership has announced that non-executive chairman Alec Finch is to step down from 31 October.
Jelf Insurance Partnership is launching a motorsport division and expanding its teams in Hull and Leeds, it announced today.
Andy Purnell has been hired by Bluefin Insurance as a client services director in its Bristol office.
"Most if not all" of The Insurance Partnership directors are expected to accept the majority of the purchase price in shares, according to chief executive of the broker's new owner Jelf Group, Alex Alway.
Jelf has completed a deal to acquire Yorkshire-based regional broker The Insurance Partnership.