The Competition and Markets Authority has today launched an investigation into whether Ardonagh buying Bennetts Motorcycling Services will lead to “substantial lessening of competition”.
Spotlight: Lloyd's and the London market: Covid-19 – jump-starting a tech revolution in the London market
Covid-19 has forced the insurance sector to take a long hard look at how it uses technology. Handing over back office functions is allowing firms to tackle what they do best – pricing and underwriting
With the UK government ready to introduce e-scooters on the roads from this weekend as part of trials, the British Insurance Brokers’ Association has called for the development of a “low-level minimal insurance requirement."
News that Danish unrated insurer Gefion had entered run-off and solvent liquidation left us and others in the industry feeling somewhat underwhelmed.
Global Risk Partners has bought Premier Choice Healthcare to become its healthcare hub as it moves into the sector.
Brokers have labelled unrated Danish insurer Gefion going into run off and ultimately liquidation as “no great shock”.
Aon will repay colleagues in full, plus 5% of the withheld amount, after cutting the salaries of 70% of its workforce.
A survey of the Managing General Agents' Association has found that despite the increased use of video conferencing services during the Covid-19 lockdown, managing general agents are keen to get back to face-to-face meetings.
Danish unrated insurer Gefion will enter solvent liquidation as the Danish regulator has chosen to withdraw its license, the insurer has said.
In the 30th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the future holds for managing general agents.
There have always been points of conflict in the insurer and broker relationship but this week that reached a new low as RSA offered up Marsh as a human shield in its battle to avoid payment of business interruption claims for the Covid-19 pandemic.
Insurers' comments about the duty of brokers made in the defences in the ongoing Financial Conduct Authority business interruption court case are "irrelevant" and "unhelpful" according to British Insurance Brokers' Association CEO Steve White.
Ardonagh has placed $500m (£401m) of senior payment in kind toggle notes.
Marsh has disputed RSA allegations its clients should be liable for brokered policy contract issues in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case, as brokers were dragged into the ongoing proceedings.
Lord Hunt, the former chair of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, has stepped up to sit on the main board of Global Risk Partners as a non-executive director.
Broker Network members have given a resounding shrug of indifference to the news that after four years away the network is set to return to Ardonagh’s ownership as it buys up Bravo Group.
The latest Empower Top 100 list includes 11 Black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders and future role models working in insurance.
Qlaims has teamed up with Mason Owen Financial Services and parametric insurance specialist Floodflash in the first use of its claims service for a project management rather than advocacy solution.
The Ardonagh Group has launched a $500m (£401m) notes offering, having agreed the purchase of Bravo Group and Arachas.
The Financial Conduct Authority has today denied there is any conflict of interest in relation to the law firm engaged on its business interruption test case.
Christopher Croft, CEO of the London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has called for brokers to play a more active role in the sale of business interruption insurance to small and medium businesses.
BGL CEO Matthew Donaldson will leave the business on 19 June after 20 years at the broker, to be succeeded by the former CEO of RBS’ digital banking app.
It always seems that when brokers want to be able to provide clients with reductions in costs to help see them through challenging times, the underwriters in the market are facing their own harsh realities and are forced to start insisting on rate…
In the 27th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the insurance sector has learnt over the last three months - and how it might shape the employer-employee relationship when offices re-open.