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.
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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.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – 'The Last Word' with Pie Insurance CEO John Swigart and Shift Technology CEO Jeremy Jawish
In the 26th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together two start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, to provide the last word on the rankings.
Searchlight Capital’s GRP deal has completed, with former group managing director Mike Bruce becoming group CEO of the broker.
Insurers have been accused of mis-steps in claims handling on four counts by brokers, according to a witness statement from Financial Conduct Authority director of general insurance and conduct specialists Matthew Brewis.
Briefing: Pat Gallagher’s anti-racism pledge – Simon Matson, Vyvienne Wade and the elephant in the room
It's a positive step that the industry says it is taking a stand against racism and discrimination, but one pledge, in particular, feels somewhat hollow given recent events.
In the 23rd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a trio of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, all of which are focused on the distribution of products through the business-to-business-to-consumer channel.
Covid-19 Resilience Survey 2: Two-thirds of insurance staff are not keen to return to the office, while 90% are anxious about using public transport
The majority of insurance staff feel worried or anxious about a return to the office environment, while 90% of those surveyed had major concerns about using public transport to get there a survey by Post has found.
Arch Insurance International has appointed Simon Williams as active underwriter of Syndicate 1955 and confirmed David Slade as deputy active underwriter after the parent company’s takeover of Barbican.