Post caught up with Randall Goss, chair and CEO of parent company US Risk, and James Begley, chief operating officer of Oxford Insurance Group, to track how the offering was formed, its growth, expansion and acquisition targets. The pair also share their…
Mike Burns, partner at Weightmans, explains how the blockage of the Suez Canal and subsequent detainment of the Ever Given has reopened the debate over whether cargo delays can rightfully be excluded under maritime insurance policies.
Reich is on track to hit its £100m of gross written premium target for 2022 and will push on to £120m over the next five years, CEO Simon Taylor told Post.
Insurers must hone in on specific areas of the business such as training to address diversity and inclusion deficiencies within the sector, a panel at the British Insurance Brokers' Association has said.
First insurance ESG Framework unveiled; Ardonagh acquires Usay Gp; James Hallam adds trio of buys; and Right Choice completes Bennetts deal
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
While acknowledging the complexity around Covid-19 business interruption claims, an FCA representative has said he believes payments could have been made quicker following the January test case judgment.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has issued final levies for 2021/22 of £73.8m for brokers and £189.8m for insurers, down significantly on initial estimates but still up on this year’s bills.
With professional indemnity insurance prices soaring, and insurers increasingly withdrawing cover, panellists at the British Insurance Brokers' Association conference called for insurers and brokers to collaborate to bring back value for customers.
John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, tackled insurance premium tax, broker Financial Services Compensation Scheme levies, cladding, Brexit and more in his keynote address to the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s 2021 conference…
The British Insurance Brokers' Association will open its annual conference for an extra day, following difficulties accessing the virtual conference platform yesterday.
Biba Conference Special: Returning to a new normal - supporting commercial clients and brokers in the post-Covid world
The Covid-19 pandemic changed the business landscape in the UK practically overnight. Jon Walker, CEO of Axa Commercial in the UK, and Elie Hanna, chief distribution officer for UK and Lloyd’s at Axa XL, discuss how insurers should be working to support…
The clampdown on silent cyber exposure has had unintended consequences for customers with some alterations too “broad brush”, according to Axa UK managing director, underwriting and technical services David Williams.
Partners& CEO Phil Barton attacks scale-led consolidation and warns broking is “in a dangerous place” as an expert panel including Aon’s Julie Page, A-Plan’s Carl Shuker and Atlanta’s Ian Donaldson consider the future in a session chaired by Brokerbility…
Aon and Willis Towers Watson have agreed to sell Willis Re and a portfolio of WTW assets to Gallagher for $3.57bn (£2.52bn) to help smooth their merger deal.
Delegates set to attend the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s online annual conference have been unable to access the platform.
Ahead of the British Insurance Brokers' Associations first virtual annual conference Post caught up with some movers and shakers to find out what they were hoping for out of this year's event.
Richard Dudley, CEO of Aon’s global broking centre and co-sponsor of Aon’s UK mental health network, shares some reflections and lessons from the past year during Mental Health Awareness Week.
Ahead of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association hosting its annual conference online for the first time ever, Post caught up with CEO Steve White to discuss what virtual attendees will see and hear about, the trade body’s ongoing lobbying and his…
Former Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty has left the broker following its purchase by Markerstudy, with the rest of Brightside’s leadership team to follow and the possibility of role reductions for more junior staff, Post can reveal.
A freedom of information request by Post to the Financial Conduct Authority has revealed the watchdog is taking an average of 129 days to make a decision on authorising firms applying for permission to trade as general insurance brokers selling non…
When purchasing insurance, customers turn to brokers for support to ensure the product is suitable and meets their needs. Rob Saunders, ActiveQuote CEO, explains why when it comes to the sales process human touch and interaction cannot be replaced by the…
With May comes the market staple of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference, albeit in a slightly different virtual guise. Our thoughts therefore turn to the broking sector and what the impact of the last 12 months have been on it.
Who will be walking the red carpet on 15 September as a contender at the 27th British Insurance Awards?
Allianz Insurance chief operating officer Stephanie Smith virtually joined Jen Frost to discuss her engineering and aviation experiences, Allianz’s LV and Legal & General integrations and £5bn ambitions.