Unencumbered by legacy technology, managing general agents are well placed to invent a better future for insurance. Cytora CEO Richard Hartley on why the likes of C-Quence and Convex are creating a radically different type of insurance company.
Aon is to buy insurtech Coverwallet, in a deal that is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.
UK insurance and travel provider Staysure has acquired a controlling stake in Eclipse Financial Holdings, the owners of payingtoomuch.com.
Lloyd’s has launched a campaign to encourage people to speak up over “unacceptable behaviour”, after its culture survey revealed less than half of respondents felt comfortable in raising concerns.
For many years, indemnities have aided real estate development projects and transactions writes Michael Grimwood, business development manager at CLS Risk Solutions. It has traditionally been placed within the London market due to the complex nature of…
How do brokers know that they’re doing a good job for their client? Mike Bruce, group managing director, Global Risk Partners, explains in the commoditised personal lines market, where products are relatively homogenous, it’s often simply about…
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has called on “thousands” of Alpha Insurance latent defect policyholders to submit their premium refund claims to the portal on the Danish insurer's website.
Marsh Commercial is closing offices in Northampton, Newmarket, New Malden and Leeds.
Former Axa and Kwik Fit leader Karen Hogg is returning to broking as chief operating officer of Atlanta Group, Post can reveal.
Global Risk Partners has bought London-based private client specialist broker Gauntlet Insurance Services for an undisclosed sum.
More than 800 houses have been evacuated due to flooding and many of those families won't be back in their home for Christmas. Flood warnings are still in place and there are reports that flood defence equipment is being stolen.
Insurtech Previsico has launched nationwide, aiming to support insurers, brokers and their customers across the whole of the UK with live actionable flood warnings.
Insurance trade bodies have found themselves at loggerheads over whether part of insurance premium tax should be ring-fenced for flood defences.
Simon Matson, UK CEO of Gallagher, pictured, has said sorry for the “insensitive comments” he made which came to light in the staff and business poaching court case the firm lost to Ardonagh this October.
Insurtech Zego has become a licensed insurance carrier in Gibraltar and is also expected to target a full UK licence.
Insurance pricing in the third quarter of 2019 surged by 11.8% year on year in the UK driven by increases in property as well as financial and professional liability lines, according to research by Marsh.
Plan Group has bought Kingswood Insurance Brokers, the owner of Pedal Cover Plus, as it targets becoming a top 50 independent broker within five years.
In a hardening market, competition is tough to place property and casualty risks. Now more than ever, brokers need to work closely with insurers and customers on claims prevention and risk management, writes Jon Walker, executive MD of Commercial…
Arron Banks' Eldon Insurance Services is planning to rebrand as Somerset Bridge by the end of the year, Post can reveal.
Hyperion has appointed a group chief finance officer and group finance director.
In a week that was dominated by personal injury fracas, the revelation that Thomas Cook self-insured against all but the “very largest” PI claims may well take the cake for biggest botch up.
Lloyd’s has published Blueprint One: the first of a number of ‘blueprints’ it intends to produce over the coming years as it overhauls the market for the 21st century
Allianz-sponsored Gallagher Rugby Premiership champions Saracens have been fined £5.36m and docked 35 points for breaching the sport’s salary cap.
There is a growing list of failed unrated insurers that continue to hit the headlines. Dean Bedford, underwriting director at CLS Risk Solutions, asks what is the answer to the unrated conundrum? Is unrated always bad, who is responsible and who pays the…