Loyal customers are being penalised for staying with an insurance provider, leaving thousands paying excessive home insurance premiums, according to Which?
Declan Durkan has been appointed manging director of THB UK Risk Solutions, in a move the firm says signals the group’s “renewed focus” on UK retail brokers.
Global standards body Acord is making it simpler for trading partners to connect when they use Acord Standards for the first time or upgrade to its newer version.
Katherine Conway, head of diversity and inclusion and community affairs at Aon, explains that D&I efforts must go beyond recruitment to now focus on company culture.
The Ardonagh Group has reported income growth of 9.1% as both income and profit climb in the first six months of 2018.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has declared nine firms, including three insurance businesses, in default, possibly opening the door for consumers to be compensated for any losses incurred.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has written to the Prime Minister raising concerns over the government’s planned equivalence regime for brokers post-Brexit.
One in 10 brokers plan to leave the industry in the next year, yet almost 90% do not have a succession plan in place.
When you head off to an outdoor festival following a heatwave, you cross your fingers and hope the sun sticks around. Unfortunately it seems like the recent tropical spate has done a runner and I spent last weekend trying not to roll down a hill while up…
GRP hub Abbey Bond Lovis has acquired a majority share in Northern Irish broker Digney Grant for an undisclosed sum.
Challenging times for the oil and gas industry call for a change in the way insurers address energy risks, writes Nicola Harris, head of energy for Europe, Middle East and Africa at XL Catlin.
On A-level results day, Carmen McDonagh, operations director at Complete Cover Group, urges school leavers to consider an insurance apprenticeship.
Some might have already labelled it a failure but open banking will continue to evolve and insurers should sit up and take notice. That is the view of The Marketing Eye's Neil Edwards, who believes these platforms could eliminate form filling and make…
The UK has seen 28 private equity deals in insurance over the past 18 months, half of total number in Europe.
The pressure on insurers to deny coal projects any form of cover may actually increase pollution, warns Hamish Roberts, head of JLT Specialty’s London-based power business.
UK policyholders with failed Danish insurer Alpha have been provided alternative cover via the guarantee scheme.
Broker Network has bought North West broker MCM, which will form the company’s seventh “regional powerhouse”.
The Supreme Court ruling in Pimlico Plumbers, granting employment rights to a gig worker, might lead to an increase or a shift in liability claims. But it also opens up a door for new products as gig economy platforms will want to cover their new…
LV general insurance CEO hopes that the impact of the Beast from the East on insurers’ property portfolios will introduce a level of “pricing realism” into the market.
Brokers should value the many in-depth questions asked by underwriters, writes Cecile Fresneau, executive director of the UK insurance division at QBE Insurance.
The transfer of commercial business from LV to Allianz will take place on 20 September, the company confirmed.
It’s that time of year again. The trains are relatively empty, and out of office replies are basically a given.
Aviva anticipates placing millions of pounds of personal lines business through Fast Trade by the end of the year, according to managing director of UK general insurance Rob Townend and managing director of intermediaries Phil Bayles.
Managing general agents are facing a capacity crunch and the 'decile 10' initiative by Lloyd's to remove underperforming business is increasing pressure, explains Chris Hardcastle, managing director of Capsicum Delegated Authority.