Google is actively looking for further investment in the insurtech space, following its acquisition of a minority stake in Applied Systems.
Miller Insurance Services has reached an agreement to acquire marine and specialty broker, Alston Gayler and Co, for an undisclosed amount.
Amanda Blanc once told me off, as a journalist, for relying on her and others to call out sexism. Well Amanda, here you go. I hope this helps.
Personal lines brokers need to juggle competing requirements to achieve success, writes Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty, explaining how they can get their basics right.
An insurance apprenticeship caught Max Jones’s eye when he finished his A Levels and hard work since means he has already progressed to claims technician at BHIB Insurance Brokers
Gallagher's second acquisition of the year is South Coast broker Portmore, with more to follow this year
Gallagher has made regional commercial broker, Portmore, its second acquisition of the year for an undisclosed amount.
Telematics motor insurance broker, My Policy Group has appointed Roger Ramsden as group CEO.
Applied Systems has secured a “nine figure” cash injection from a Google investment firm in a move that will further drive growth at the company.
General Data Protection Regulation filings could be used as a potential trigger for payouts from cyber parametric insurance policies, a conference heard.
The last few months have seen some major executive changes across the UK’s largest insurance companies.
Exclusive: Fewer than a third of the brokers that operate through Lloyd’s are signed up for Placing Platform Limited.
Gilles Normand has stepped down from the CEO job at Swinton following its acquisition by Ardonagh.
Regulation might have helped to speed up the evolution of risk modelling but technology advances, especially cloud computing, are now taking this development to the next level. Edward Murray explores the benefits this is bringing and how insurance…
Stackhouse Poland has acquired a Hertfordshire-based legal indemnity broker.
Following yesterday's announcement by Aviva that Mark Wilson is to step down as group CEO of Aviva, Jonathan Swift reflects on why the move was not such the "shock" some painted it as.
Insurance has progressed on diversity but stigma persists around mental health, writes Ailsa King, chief client officer, Marsh UK & Ireland, calling on the industry to create supportive workplaces.
Compare the Market owner BGL Group has seen underlying pre-tax profits soar by 16% in spite of its abandoned initial public offering.
Chris Lay enjoyed his time in Canada but Marsh’s new UK and Ireland CEO has no doubt that London is the place to be. “The UK is a priority for Marsh,” he told Cecile Brisson, just before the world’s biggest broker bought off London-based broker Jardine…
Brightside saw pre-tax losses of £10.2m last year, but incoming CEO Brendan McCafferty said there is “no need to alter strategy”.
The CEO of the UK's largest broker has defended broker facilities, amid an official probe into allegations the practice is anti-competitive.
My first three weeks reporting on the insurance industry has taught me how broad the sector is. Covering the claims beat I'm expecting to be learning more about escape of water, floods and storms. Our Top 100 UK insurers ranking has already shown me how…
Aviva's small broker community is not a threat to networks or spurred on by consolidation in the regional market, said the company's managing director of intermediaries Phil Bayles.
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.
Aviva will furnish smaller broker members with same-day response times, discounted compliance packages and free learning and development tools as part of its new community initiative.