While the topic of digital transformation has been around for the past decade, consultancies continue to warn that further transformation is required. Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable with senior figures from the insurance industry,…
The Ardonagh Group’s Price Forbes has launched a security risks practice, as JLT staff move to the broker.
The dual pricing noose is slowly tightening around the insurance industry’s neck. Its laudable attempts to escape from the regulatory hangman seem increasingly futile as the pressure is mounting on the Financial Conduct Authority to take action.
GRP-owned County Group has acquired Stoke-based broker Eric Rawlins & Company, which specialises in contractors, property owners, business and fleet risks.
An unauthorised car insurance broker has been targeting customers in the UK, the regulator has warned.
Seventeen Group has bought Essex-based broker Graybrook, for an undisclosed sum.
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Given the hype around digital you might be excused for thinking that you need to re-platform everything, rip out what you currently have - and start again - to remain relevant in the modern insurance market.
Policy Expert has bought motor insurance business Sure Thing for an undisclosed sum.
GRP-owned broker Sagars has bought Lancashire-based engineering and entertainment broker Thomas Cook & Son.
Maven Capital Partners has invested £750,000 in a disruptive car insurance platform Honcho, to support the business in launching the product nationally.
Exclusive: A senior boss at Marsh sister company Guy Carpenter has been suspended over “rude and offensive” comments about a female member of staff.
Broker Network’s parent Bravo Group is set to agree an £80m loan facility with a major global bank that will spur its next round of acquisitions, beginning in the second half of 2019.
Exclusive: The working group looking into the feasibility of an insurance museum in the Square Mile has rejected the idea of hosting exhibits within the new Museum of London in favour of a stand-alone site, should there be enough interest.
Digital transformation is urgently needed to make our industry faster and more efficient, says Ben Walter of Hiscox Global Retail
Exclusive: Tech firm and managing general agent Stubben Edge is seeking growth after a £1.2m raise led by Saracens chairman Nigel Wray and analyst Eamonn Flanagan.
A clone broker is operating under the name Wentworth Insurance Brokers, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.
Two out of five brokers have never sold a cyber policy, owing to both a lack of confidence and customer reluctance, research found.
Brightside managing general agent Kitsune Associates passed 10,000 policies sold last month and is on-track to meet its first year gross written premium target, according to managing director Trevor Bowers.
Exclusive: Danish unrated insurer Gefion took out a further chunk of reinsurance and injected capital, after its solvency ratio plummeted to 72% in 2018.
Following two consecutive years of poor underwriting results in the UK, RSA has taken decisive action to restructure its business and shrink premiums
County Group has acquired Shropshire broker Meadons, a deal that will see the GRP North West hub push closer to the £100m premium mark.
Whether it was an epic ending or a major disappointment, some of us currently have a Game of Thrones-shaped hole in our lives… and I was just imagining what it would be like if the show was remade in the world of insurance.
PIB will see its gross written premium grow from £550m to £900m with the acquisition of Cobra.