Ryan Brown, deputy chief executive of PIB Group, explains why acquisition-driven change delivers for the industry and its clients.
Analysis: Ahead of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s Annual Conference taking over Manchester Central, Insurance Post Editor Emma Ann Hughes explores the challenges and opportunities facing general insurers and intermediaries based in the city.
Insurers who want to give Amazon a run for its money need to know more about policyholders and personalise their proposition accordingly, experts claim in the latest Insurance Post Podcast.
David Howden said industry must engage in “myth busting” on cyber insurance to remove barriers to uptake among potential clients.
In a letter to Financial Conduct Authority CEO Nikhil Rathi, the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove, said he is “outraged” by the findings of the FCA report into broker remuneration.
Howden has appointed Peter Blanc as head of M&A after it secured in excess of £1bn for M&A, new initiatives and talent.
Sufian Hakim, currently an apprentice treaty reinsurance broker working within claims at McGill and Partners, reads the trade press, passes his CII exams, and hears about the racism a colleague encounters.
The Financial Conduct Authority expects brokers of multi-occupancy buildings to “immediately stop paying commissions to third parties where they do not have appropriate justification and evidence for doing so”.
Peter Blanc, executive chairman of Howden UK and Ireland, examines the challenges inherent in the forthcoming Consumer Duty and asks whether artificial intelligence could help the industry meet its demands.
Five years after Ardonagh was formed, news editor Scott McGee explores what the next five years could hold for a broking group that has more than tripled its income.
Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, calls on the industry to publicise case studies of claims gone right to spur awareness of how it can make a positive difference.
Mike Bottle, senior vice president for strategy and distribution at Arch Insurance UK, reflects on brokers’ frustration with e-traded products and what it will take to make the route work.
Blog: The number of managing general agents in the UK has exploded in recent years, and it’s a trend that shows no sign of slowing down. Andy Colbran, CEO Of Nuventure, questions what is driving this growth, and is it due to the fact that MGAs are…
Analysis: As the government demands pulling the plug on unfair insurance commission, Frances Stebbing examines whether the regulator could change the rules for how brokers get paid.
The insurance industry would be bankrupted if it were forced to cover all losses associated with the war in Ukraine, David Howden has warned.
Friday Round-Up: Ahead of Good Friday and the Easter Bank Holiday, Insurance Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
View from the top: Ryan Birbeck, regional brokers director for UK&I GI at Aviva, addresses the fears brokers have about staff retention and lack of experienced staff.
Jaime Swindle, chief executive of Ardonagh's UK Commercial MGA, catches up with Insurance Post to talk about moving from an insurer-owned company to a broker-owned business, and whether an organisation can be too acquisitive.
The shortlist of the 29th British Insurance Awards, which will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on 5 July, is announced today.
Nick Rugg, head of fintech and investment management insurance at Markel International, trains for a half marathon, sings karaoke and encourages younger team members to really understand what underwriters are looking for.
Insurance Post understands a substantial number of Lockton’s Global Financial Institutions team have all resigned to join Ardonagh’s Bishopsgate.
With entries closing at 5:00pm today, time is ticking for you to get your entry in for the 2023 British Insurance Awards.
The broker celebrated its fifth birthday in 2022, and has continued on its path to growth through acquisitions.
Industry experts shared concerns that the Financial Ombudsman Service's award limits are “very high” and could push small firms out of business.