A child of the dot-com boom, CFC Underwriting has now left its teenage years behind as it enters its twentieth year as one of the pre-eminent specialist managing general agents in the London market. CEO David Walsh spoke to Jonathan Swift about the …
Radius Payment Solutions has bought a majority stake in transport specialist The Burley Group for an undisclosed sum.
Right now in the UK our politics is stuck fast in factionalism, ideology and conflicting interests, creating public disquiet. Derek Henry, managing director of broking at Brightside, argues business is up in arms too, pleading with the government for…
This week, some Post colleagues and I attended CFC Underwriting's annual Halloween party. The theme this year was carnival, and accordingly, the party was full of clowns, fortune tellers and more than the odd Joker.
British Insurance Brokers' Association CEO Steve White ponders what proportionate regulation for insurance brokers should look like.
CFC is exploring the possibility of entering the personal cyber market.
Ageas UK has created three directors of distribution roles, with Chris Dobson set to retire at the end of the year.
Analysis: What does the result of the Ardonagh and Gallagher court battle mean for broker recruitment practices?
After all but one of Gallagher's claims against Ardonagh subsidiaries and two former Alesco employees were thrown out by a judge last week, employment experts suggest there could be changes in how brokers approach recruitment.
Miles Smith owner Specialist Risk Investments has acquired Square Mile Broking.
Exclusive: Ernesto Suarez, Halo founder and CEO, has been appointed UK CEO of Zurich's Cover-More.
Goldman Sachs-backed consolidator Aston Lark has acquired Lloyd’s broker Protean Risk.
The staff poaching lawsuit between Gallagher and Ardonagh wrapped up in court on Friday, as the judge threw out all but one of Gallagher’s claims. It serves as a timely reminder of the ultimate costs of litigation, which are not always financial.
The size and complexity of cyber perils are constantly increasing and pose a major challenge to insurers and insureds alike as they attempt to assess potential cyber losses.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
Claims made by Gallagher that Ardonagh had unlawfully poached staff and business from one of its subsidiaries in 2017 were this morning dismissed by a High Court judge.
This year Hastings has priorititised pricing discipline amid a regulatory probe into pricing practices and rising claims inflation, leading to a drop in its competitiveness for new business.
From scepticism about data to dissatisfaction about driver behaviour scores, Igo4 CEO Matt Munro addresses some of the common misconceptions about telematics, and suggests marketing and communications are key to avoiding complaints.
Angela Page has been appointed managing director of GRP-owned Sagar Insurances.
Private equity house BP Marsh has taken a stake in Lloyd’s marine broker Lilley Plummer Risks.
As the negotiations over Brexit reach another crescendo of confusion, especially as the EU, UK and European leaders meet in Brussels, the insurance industry can only look on nervously. Those nerves, spiced with concern, are not just felt in the UK but…
Applied Systems is poised to double the number of UK brokers on its Epic platform, with its international boss claiming it still has some way to go to fulfil its potential, having signed up only a fifth of those “ripe for change”.
Google’s 2018 investment in Applied Systems also represents an investment in the future of the intermediary sector, according to the software house.
Personal lines customers are a promiscuous bunch, known for changing insurers for a few pounds.
Weald Insurance, one of Ethos Broking’s ‘powerhouse’ hubs in the South East, has acquired Sussex-based Cronin Underwood.