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Jelf Manson recruits Askew as North West director

Manchester broker Jelf Manson has appointed former CBG Group managing director Mike Askew as a new director for the North West region.

Broker | 12 Mar 2014

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Brokers could be probed in personal accident policy mis-selling investigation

Shadow business secretary accuses six employment agencies of mis-selling.

Broker | 05 Feb 2014


High Street Brokers: Word on the street

While many had expected the increase in alternative methods of buying insurance to signal the demise of high-street brokers, they are still going strong. What are they doing right?

Broker | 05 Nov 2013

Chris Hanks

Hanks named Purple Partnership non-exec chair

Former Allianz Commercial boss Chris Hanks has been named non-executive chairman of Jelf-owned broker network Purple Partnership.

Insurer | 28 Oct 2013

Phil Barton

Jelf trading update reports 'positive' H2

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.

Broker | 21 Oct 2013

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Purple Partnership chairman Finch to step down

Independent broker network Purple Partnership has announced that non-executive chairman Alec Finch is to step down from 31 October.

Broker | 21 Oct 2013


Jelf Insurance Partnership launches motorsport division

Jelf Insurance Partnership is launching a motorsport division and expanding its teams in Hull and Leeds, it announced today.

Insurer | 02 Sep 2013


Bluefin hires client services director from Jelf

Andy Purnell has been hired by Bluefin Insurance as a client services director in its Bristol office.

Broker | 31 Jul 2013

Alex Alway

Jelf deal marks return to form, says Alway

"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.

Broker | 13 May 2013

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Jelf buys The Insurance Partnership

Jelf has completed a deal to acquire Yorkshire-based regional broker The Insurance Partnership.

Broker | 13 May 2013

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Jelf to set up managing general agency as it pays maiden dividend

Jelf is to set up a managing general agency offering products to members of its Purple network as the company plans its first acquisitions in five years.

Broker | 11 Dec 2012


Jelf promotes Sumner to north west regional director

Alan Sumner, pictured, has been appointed as Jelf Manson's new regional managing director for the north west.

Broker | 04 Dec 2012

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Purple Partnership in tie up with LV

Independent broker network Purple Partnership has announced a deal with LV, which will now serve as a commercial key partner.

Insurer | 25 Sep 2012

Shilpa Pagonda

Jelf bolsters London office with two hires

Jelf Insurance Brokers has appointed two members of staff to join the team in its recently opened London office.

Broker | 17 May 2012

Phil Barton

BIBA 2012: Jelf outlines plans to break into the London HNW market with Parker hire

In a move aimed at boosting its mid and high net worth proposition, Jelf Insurance Brokers has appointed Tony Parker as business development director for private clients.

Broker | 16 May 2012



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Restore your profit per case: Coping with the Jackson reforms

The Jackson Reforms have taken effect, and some predictions for the claimant solicitor world are decidedly grim. The reforms call for increased settlement speed and new, lower fixed fees, compressing solicitor profitability substantially.


Getting Ready for Solvency II – Two Key Actions for European Insurers

EIOPA has published its final guidelines for the phasing-in of the Solvency II regime, with the regulations announced to come into force on 1st January 2016. Prior to that date, European insurers have two other deadlines to meet a pre-application to the relevant regulator must be submitted in or around September 2014; and a full application to the relevant regulator must be submitted by 1st June 2015

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