Senior reporter, Insurance Post
Emmanuel is senior reporter on Post covering the broking beat.
He has over a decade of experience writing about the insurance industry. He started his career as a reporter on broker-focused title Professional Broking in 2009 becoming a senior reporter ahead of joining Insurance Age at the end of 2010.
Promoted to features editor in October 2011 Emmanuel became editor the following June holding the post for nearly six years before deciding to return to being a reporter to focus on news writing and analysis.
Along with deep knowledge of insurance he has also gained a solid understanding of reinsurance through a year writing on the market with a particular focus on insurance-linked securities at Trading Risk.
He re-joined Infopro Digital in late 2019 taking up the position of senior reporter at Insurance Post working on extended in-depth analysis and data driven research on key sections of the industry along with covering day to day news and writing opinion pieces.
John Glen MP, economic secretary to HM Treasury, has rebuked insurers deducting government grants from business interruption claims payments and warned of further action.
The Financial Conduct Authority has estimated it will cost the insurance sector £1.06bn over 10 years to comply with its package of measures designed to tackle dual pricing in the general insurance market.
Clear Group has bought Brokerbility Holdings including its broking, network and technology businesses for an undisclosed sum.
Charles Randell, chair of the Financial Conduct Authority has criticised Google and other social media and technology firms over the continuing proliferation of scams.
The momentum behind diversity and inclusion programmes changing society and the industry for the better continues to build but there remains much more to be done, according to experts at the industry’s Dive In festival.
Howden’s purchase of A-Plan for “approaching £700m” has created a business of scale that is a true “challenger broker”, according to David Howden, CEO of Hyperion Insurance Group.
The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed banning retail motor and home insurance dual pricing in a package of measures designed to enhance competition, give fair value to customers and increase trust.
Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.
Convex Group has appointed Theo Butt as CEO of Convex Insurance UK and Matt Paskin as CEO of Bermuda-based Convex Re replacing co-founder Paul Brand who remains with the business as group deputy CEO.
It is important not to lose sight of what is at stake for the policyholders after the landmark ruling in the business interruption insurance test case this week.
Alex Alway and Andrew Scott have teamed up to form UKGI Group and have bought compliance consultancy firm RWA, Post can reveal.
Former Axa and UK General Insurance CEO Peter Hubbard has been appointed as non-executive chairman of broker Be Wiser Insurance, Post can reveal.
Global Risk Partners has made its first purchase in the Republic of Ireland taking a majority stake in Crotty Insurance Brokers, Post can reveal.
Matthew Metcalfe, senior manager for talent acquisition at Covéa has urged the insurance sector to “reach out” and engage with the government’s new T Levels qualification by registering to offer work experience placements.
The Competition and Markets Authority has found that Ardonagh’s purchase of Bennetts could lead to “higher prices, less choice and worse services for motorcyclists in the UK”.
Disease and ‘hybrid’ wording policyholders are particularly well placed to seek compensation after the landmark High Court ruling today in the business interruption test case and those with prevention of access wordings may also find they have cover, law…
The High Court has ruled that the majority of businesses that held business interruption insurance and were forced to close could be entitled to be compensated by the insurers involved in the test case, subject to appeal.
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.