Ant Middle, UK CEO of Ageas, talks to Stephanie Denton about restructuring, refocusing and remaining positive throughout the challenges thrown up by 2020 so far
Sir Roger De Haan, the former owner of Saga, is set to invest up to £100m in the business as it seeks to raise £150m through a share placement.
The three groups eyeing up a takeover of the AA have been given an extra 28 days to make an offer for the business with the deadline moved back from today.
Capsicum Re is to rebrand as Gallagher Re from 1 October in order to align the business with Gallagher’s retail and insurance broking operations.
Following the Covid-19 outbreak live events across the world had to be postponed or cancelled due to fears for public health and safety. Multibillion-dollar losses as a result of coronavirus has put the contingency market under the spotlight, while…
Aon and Willis Towers Watson shareholders have voted in favour of the risk giants' merger.
Brokers have voiced their support for the British Insurance Brokers’ Association but urged the trade body to continue to cover all the issues as the association made five staff redundant.
As brokers grapple with soaring professional indemnity rates and attention sharpens on the potential for claims in the wake of the ongoing Financial Conduct Authority business interruption court case, Post investigates what the eye-watering price changes…
Insurer Ecclesiastical made a loss before tax of £59.7m for the first half of 2020 as the Covid-19 impact bit.
Insurance companies, like those in other sectors, are waking up to inequalities in society that could measurably affect their own make up. But if they are going to face up to sometimes harsh realities then they need to stop clinging to a PR narrative.
With growing pressure on the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting to measure inequality in the workplace, Post investigates what steps the industry is taking to prepare and what is still to do.
Ardonagh has bought managing general agent Thames Underwriting for an undisclosed sum adding £20m in gross written premium to the business.
To get the right answers you have to ask the right questions. This is true in most avenues of life. It is never more true than when setting insurance cover. Without the correct advice, it is difficult to be accurate in the sums insured. Mark Pierce,…
Ardonagh’s decision to roar ahead with the takeover of motorcycle specialist Bennetts less than a fortnight ago raised a few eyebrows, but really it should not have done.
Bollington has bought North West based corporate insurance broker Watson Laurie for an undisclosed sum, Post can reveal.
Lockdown has been a challenge for businesses across the country but the change in working has led to insurers developing in many positive ways that will benefit the customer in the long run
Environmental criminal liability in England and Wales has recently undergone a period of significant change. Prosecutions have become fewer in number and fines for prosecutions that do take place have become much larger, according to Aidan Thomson and…
The Financial Conduct Authority has kept the temporary measures to help insurance customers hit by the Covid-19 crisis in place until the end of October.
The merger of Northern Ireland brokers Abbey Insurance and Autoline Insurance as Abbey Autoline on 1 September will create a £119m gross written premium growth focused firm that has an eye for striking takeover deals, managing director of the newly…
Global commercial insurance prices rose 19% in the second quarter of 2020, research by Marsh has revealed.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has joined forces with the University of East Anglia to help students develop a career in insurance through a programme that includes substantial savings on CII qualifications.
The Competition and Markets Authority has ordered Ardonagh not to integrate with Bennetts, transfer control or stop competing with it as the consolidator completed the deal to buy the motorcycle specialist.
Ageas UK has reported a post-tax profit of £22.8m for the first half of 2020 reversing a loss of £2.7m in the first quarter.