Martin was News Editor at Post from 2016 to 2019.
Prior to that he worked as a reporter for The National in Dubai, covering the financial crisis and the Arab Spring.
One in 10 brokers plan to leave the industry in the next year, yet almost 90% do not have a succession plan in place.
Esure is looking for a digital-savvy CEO from outside the industry, who will lead a transformation programme when Bain Capital takes ownership at the end of the year.
UK policyholders with failed Danish insurer Alpha have been provided alternative cover via the guarantee scheme.
Broker Network has bought North West broker MCM, which will form the company’s seventh “regional powerhouse”.
The heatwave that engulfed the UK in July led to a 62% increase in fire claims, according to a loss adjuster firm.
Zurich UK has seen operating profit rise 24% in H1, as a focus on commercial enabled the firm to avoid huge weather losses seen elsewhere.
Ageas UK returned to profit in H1, as strong motor gains offset losses in household.
LV’s general insurance business saw profits more than halve in H1 owing to claims from the Beast from the East.
The transfer of commercial business from LV to Allianz will take place on 20 September, the company confirmed.
Axa UK and Ireland has seen personal lines revenue fall in its H1 results following the loss of the Marks & Spencer white label books to Aviva.
Exclusive: Saga is looking to divest its interest in bike broker Bennetts, with Ardonagh touted as one of the potential suitors.
Insurance has come under fire for the way it prices policies. Jonathan Davidson, director of retail at the Financial Conduct Authority, discusses the problem with Martin Croucher
Sabre will raise premium prices in the second half of the year, owing to increased market-wide claims inflation.
French construction broker SFS Europe, which is majority owned by CBL, has placed itself into voluntary liquidation.
GRP-backed County Group has acquired a Wigan-based commercial broker as part of a plan to double its size.
The government’s blueprint for a future trading relationship with Europe would be the “worst possible scenario” for the insurance industry, trade bodies have warned.