Post has enlisted a managing general agent industry mole to lift the lid on what the sector is really like. In the first of this new series, our anonymous commentator asks why the industry isn't more careful with customers' information and warns that -…
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association will launch a broker placing committee next year to replace its broker placing and electronic development committee and its PPL broker panel which will be wound up at the end of 2019.
PIB has bought credit insurance specialist CMR Insurance Services and health and safety consultancy firm Sue Smith.
Aston Lark has bought Wright Insurance Brokers in Ireland, its second deal in the country having snapped up Dublin-based Robertson Low this January.
On the back of research into the shape of the future delivery of personal lines, Post held a roundtable, in association with EXL, with experts to investigate how ready organisations are to meet customer expectations as demand for cover evolves in the…
Start-up firm Gilchrist Standard has rolled out a ratings service grading brokers A, B or C.
For a market suffering from serious reputation issues when will insurance learn it must start making serious changes?
Amid rumblings in the tech sector and trouble at We Work, which could drive more insurtechs to seek a sale to incumbents, Lemonade has reportedly put its initial public offering on hold.
Insurtech Wrisk has unveiled the first fruits of its tie up with BMW Financial Services Group and Allianz Automotive by offering all new UK Mini owners three months free insurance underwritten by LV Broker.
The insurance sector must take action to reduce exposure to cyber risk and ensure it is future-proofed, according to research.
There is so much talk about collaboration between insurtechs and insurers or managing general agents, but John Price, chief operating officer at Scheme Serve, asks is this collaboration out of design or necessity and are managing general agents a good…
The general public might still be split on whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie or not. Jonathan Swift wonders if the resurrection of Norwich Union will prove just as divisive.
UK-based insurtech startup Cuvva has raised £15m in series A funding round as it prepares to launch a pay-monthly product at the beginning of next year and disrupt the existing insurance status quo
Finch and ICB Group will merge and rebrand under the name of their French parent company, Verlingue.
Alto Insurance, the holding company for Cobra, has reported a pre-tax loss of £2.1m for the final year ahead of its sale to PIB.
Broker A-Plan paid Zurich £16.48m for Endsleigh when it completed the deal to buy the specialist broker in March last year.
A-Plan will be opening its 100th office within the next two months, CEO Carl Shuker told Post.
The insurance market seems stuck on the idea that digitisation and a move to app-based insurance products, will negatively impact brokers. Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert explains why they should be seen as an opportunity instead.
First Central Group is seeking external investment which will see its founders reduce their stake in the Guernsey headquartered insurance group, Post can reveal.
Markerstudy has restructured its £240m plus loan with Qatar Insurance Company in a move the company said was a long-term solution “providing security to customers and suppliers”.
The Insurance Disability, Ability & Wellbeing Network will be officially launched next week to mark International Day of People With Disabilities.
Gallagher is poised to snap up the remaining 80% of Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers, having signed heads of terms with the business.
An insurtech fronted by a former Aviva director is in negotiation with a trio of major insurers about adopting its solution, which co-founder and CEO James Russell describes as “Fit Bit for business”.
Specialist Risk Group has a "well thought out target list" of firms and will continue to seek acquisitive growth after buying jewellers' block specialist broker David Codling and Associates, its chief financial officer Charlie Love told Post.