GRP hub Abbey Bond Lovis has acquired a majority share in Northern Irish broker Digney Grant for an undisclosed sum.
Challenging times for the oil and gas industry call for a change in the way insurers address energy risks, writes Nicola Harris, head of energy for Europe, Middle East and Africa at XL Catlin.
On A-level results day, Carmen McDonagh, operations director at Complete Cover Group, urges school leavers to consider an insurance apprenticeship.
Some might have already labelled it a failure but open banking will continue to evolve and insurers should sit up and take notice. That is the view of The Marketing Eye's Neil Edwards, who believes these platforms could eliminate form filling and make…
The UK has seen 28 private equity deals in insurance over the past 18 months, half of total number in Europe.
The pressure on insurers to deny coal projects any form of cover may actually increase pollution, warns Hamish Roberts, head of JLT Specialty’s London-based power business.
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 Supreme Court ruling in Pimlico Plumbers, granting employment rights to a gig worker, might lead to an increase or a shift in liability claims. But it also opens up a door for new products as gig economy platforms will want to cover their new…
LV general insurance CEO hopes that the impact of the Beast from the East on insurers’ property portfolios will introduce a level of “pricing realism” into the market.
Brokers should value the many in-depth questions asked by underwriters, writes Cecile Fresneau, executive director of the UK insurance division at QBE Insurance.
The transfer of commercial business from LV to Allianz will take place on 20 September, the company confirmed.
It’s that time of year again. The trains are relatively empty, and out of office replies are basically a given.
Aviva anticipates placing millions of pounds of personal lines business through Fast Trade by the end of the year, according to managing director of UK general insurance Rob Townend and managing director of intermediaries Phil Bayles.
Managing general agents are facing a capacity crunch and the 'decile 10' initiative by Lloyd's to remove underperforming business is increasing pressure, explains Chris Hardcastle, managing director of Capsicum Delegated Authority.
Former Axa UK boss Brendan McCafferty has been appointed CEO of Brightside, starting on Monday.
Aviva sees growth across every broker segment despite fall out with GRP, Aviva managing director for intermediaries Phil Bayles has confirmed.
Exclusive: April UK’s private medical insurance exit has led to a flurry of insurer activity, but brokers have been left feeling frustrated and overlooked after Axa PPP struck a deal and customers were told they could contact the insurer directly.
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Exclusive: Saga is looking to divest its interest in bike broker Bennetts, with Ardonagh touted as one of the potential suitors.
Lloyd’s brokers Lonmar and Ropner will merge at the end of the month under the Lonmar brand.
ICB Group joins Finch as part of the Verlingue Group, effective from today.
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
GRP has acquired a majority stake in DCJ Group Insurance and Risk Management, for an undisclosed sum.