FCA commission crackdown goes beyond flats

Editor’s View: The Financial Conduct Authority’s policy statement on multi-occupancy buildings insurance in September plus the decision to push the pause button on guaranteed asset protection insurance sales last week was “a shot across the bow” on…

Big Interview: Chubb’s Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts, division president for UK, Ireland and South Africa at Chubb, tells Jonathan Swift he is looking to create wider and deeper relationships with UK brokers plus what factors will help differentiate his insurer from the congested run-of-the…

Diary of an Insurer: Konsileo’s Tim Rogers

Tim Rogers, client director of Konsileo, coaches Droitwich’s footballers, sorting out the club’s insurance, acts as a taxi for his teenaged son and helps his 86-year-old mother head off on holiday.

Big Interview: Clear Group CEO Mike Edgeley

Three years into his role as CEO, and 18 months on from the investment from Goldman Sachs, Clear Group CEO Mike Edgeley speaks to Scott McGee about his military background and how the broker’s growth is "not just about scale".

Is Biba right to worry about personal lines broking?

News Editor’s View: After the British Insurance Brokers' Association asked personal lines insurers to commit to the broking channel, Scott McGee looks at what has got brokers spooked, and what action needs to happen in order for a fruitful future.

Who is going to snap up insurance brokers in 2024

Age Lindenbergh, leader of the European Alvarez and Marsal’s Transaction Advisory Group, on why consolidation in the UK insurance brokerage market shows no signs of slowing down and where in the world cash is coming from to buy businesses.

MP highlights loophole in Leasehold Reform Bill

Matt Brewis, head of insurance for the Financial Conduct Authority, has appeared before a parliamentary committee to discuss the Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill and been challenged by MPs over whether the current crop of rules ensure insurance costs…

FCA confirms further AR restrictions

Having previously placed restrictions on four insurance brokers feared to be failing to ensure appointed representatives comply with the regulator’s rules, the Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed three more sanctions.

Most-read insurance stories in 2023 revealed

Like Cher, Insurance Post is turning back time to remember the industry Consumer Duty’s efforts, business interruption cases continuing to rumble on, developments at Direct Line, RSA’s personal lines exit, plus the other major insurance events of the…

Thomas Carroll CEO reveals expansion plans

Hot on the heels of Thomas Carroll Group’s 181 employees becoming owners of the business via a trust, the independent broker’s CEO has shared plans to swell the firm’s ranks and open new offices.

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