Scottish broker Blackford has acquired the client portfolio and a full commercial broker team from independent insurance broker TL Dallas, to launch its offering in Edinburgh.
This week Aviva has been tipped to unveil a new structure which will again see its UK general insurance and life/pensions businesses split. Jonathan Swift reflects on why this should not come as a surprise as history dictates the insurer has never been…
Harris Balcombe has appointed former Crawford head of fraud, Neil Daniel, to lead its newly launched fraud division.
Reid French has been replaced as CEO of Applied Systems by Taylor Rhodes.
Tasker Insurance Group has completed second acquisition of the year with the purchase of Hobbs Associates.
Insolvent unrated insurer Lamp has been placed into liquidation following a court hearing today.
It might be the name, but this week I’ve spotted some similarities between Gibraltarian unrated insurer-facing-liquidation Lamp Insurance and an angler fish, sparking some strange and slippery debate in the office.
Exclusive: Now 4 Cover is looking to relocate policies of 13,500 of its customers, following Lamp’s descent into insolvency.
Teachers are safer drivers than sales people; Edinburgh residents are better drivers than those from Glasgow; and Toyota owners score better than those that own BMWs. These are among the insights gleamed by Matt Munro, Igo4 chief executive, from the…
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is the process of paying out £6.9m in premium refunds to 9000 taxi drivers that were covered by collapsed unrated Danish insurer Alpha.
One year after Post’s first nationwide cyber insurance survey, Michèle Bacchus revisits the policies, claims and statistics to give you the low-down on what to expect now and in the future of this fast-moving sector
It’s all change for the country this morning as Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed she would step down from office after failing to unite MPs on the way the UK should leave the European Union.
Arron Banks’ broker Eldon has appointed Link chair Mark Boleat as its chairman, while Martyn Holman joins the broker as a non-executive director.
Swinton closed 24 of its high street branches in the first quarter of the year, bringing the total number of branch cuts over the past year to 58.
Jon Britton, from Allianz Partners and Stephen Hartshorne, formerly at Axa, have launched an insurtech that draws upon open source data.
Gibraltarian insurer Lamp is the fifth unrated carrier to fall over in the past three years. The insolvency once again demonstrates the risks brokers take when they use unrated insurers, industry figures have warned.
Mergers and acquisitions are headline news but Mike Bruce, CEO of broking at Global Risk Partners, believes the success can only be judged if there is true integration.
The acquisition of Aston Lark by Goldman Sachs could enable the broker to seek out larger acquisition targets, the company's CEO Peter Blanc said.
Two managing general agent businesses acquired by Gallagher as part of its recent purchase of Stackhouse Poland will eventually become part of Pen.
This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
To tie-in with the 2019 British Insurance Brokers’ Association Conference in Manchester Insurance Age and Insurance Post have joined forces to publish a daily newsletter for the event
Price still outweighs insurer financial strength in burgeoning mid-market sector.
Former Conservative politician Jonathan Evans will replace Lord Hunt of Wirral as the chair of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.
Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, used his conference address on Wednesday morning to highlight the need for brokers to attract young talent as the industry becomes more technologically sophisticated.