In a volatile geopolitical landscape, Nicolas Aubert, head of GB, Willis Towers Watson and current president of the Insurance Institute of London, urges the market to take the opportunity to rethink its position and think globally.
Insurers, brokers and price comparison sites have welcomed a Competition and Markets Authority investigation into Compare the Market’s use of a controversial clause that prevents home insurers from offering cheaper prices elsewhere, but brokers argue…
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Compare the Market may have broken the law by preventing home insurers from offering lower prices elsewhere, the competition watchdog has warned.
The National Crime Agency has opened an investigation into Eldon Insurance boss Arron Banks, following a referral from the Electoral Commission.
The Ardonagh Group will sell its commercial underwriting business to Arch for £31m.
A holding company will be established for Ed and Besso, with Steve Hearn as group CEO. However the two BGC-owned brokers will remain separate companies.
Manchester-based Reich Group has bought LJM Insurance Brokers.
Erskine Murray has rebranded Offley Insurance Services, establishing the broking firm’s first branded office in the North West.
The Ardonagh Group is taking on $225m (£176m) of additional debt as it acquires Swinton.
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Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed has been acquired by BGC Partners.
Citizens Advice has launched a super complaint targeting dual pricing to the Competition and Markets Authority. The complaint is the consumer champion’s first in seven years and shines a spotlight on five key areas: home insurance, mobile, broadband,…
Crispin Moger, CEO for Marmalade, is a trained Lawn Tennis Association tennis coach
Applied Systems will consider entering Australia, New Zealand or South Africa if an acquisition opportunity presents itself.
Former Brightside CEO, Mark Cliff has been appointed as non-executive director of Evolution Claims Management.
Google’s investment in Applied is a vote of confidence for the longevity of the broker channel, the company said.
Hastings has seen shares fall as it warned of a “competitive” market with rising claims inflation.
Google will host a “bootcamp” on machine learning for Applied Systems engineers next month in the first skills transfer between the two companies.
Insurers need to leverage technology to make insurance simpler and improve its reputation, writes Rob Townend, managing director of Aviva’s UK general insurance business.
Google is actively looking for further investment in the insurtech space, following its acquisition of a minority stake in Applied Systems.
Miller Insurance Services has reached an agreement to acquire marine and specialty broker, Alston Gayler and Co, for an undisclosed amount.
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Personal lines brokers need to juggle competing requirements to achieve success, writes Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty, explaining how they can get their basics right.