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.
Aviva is targeting this autumn for the next stage of its move onto aggregators after a trial with Confused, Colm Holmes, Aviva CEO of general insurance, told Post.
Finnish insurer Sampo and South African financial services firm Rand Merchant Investment Holdings have agreed a £1.66bn takeover with the directors of Hastings.
Legal expenses insurers saw at least double-digit increases in call volumes as the government moved to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus by locking down the UK. Providers rose to the challenge and believe they are well placed to meet any further…
Aon and Willis Towers Watson have decried the filing of five legal cases across the US by “purported” shareholders and slammed the complaints for being “without merit”.
Motoring group The AA has confirmed holding takeover talks with three private equity parties as it discusses “a wide range of potential refinancing options”.
The Financial Conduct Authority's guidance to help firms understand and assist vulnerable customers may be a start "but is far from enough”, the watchdog's former retail general insurance boss has cautioned.
A year into his role and Michael Lee, CEO of First Central, explains to Jen Frost what he believes are the three elements needed to be successful in motor insurance
Insurance Covid-cast: Grumpy old insurance execs - Bunker, Cooter, Hanks and Smith on trading through a hard market
For the 36th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s Covid-Cast video series we gathered together an esteemed panel of ‘grumpy old insurance execs’ to talk about how to trade through a hard market, something many might have not experienced before.
In a half year results call, Marsh and McLennan CEO Dan Glaser aired a “personal” view that the Aon and Willis Towers Watson merger will be negative for clients and the market .
The industry should not shy away from the business interruption insurance issue but equally it is not “the be all and end all of the Covid crisis”, according to Huw Evans, director general of the Association of British Insurers.
Hastings has confirmed it has been approached by Sampo and Rand Merchant Investment Holdings with a potential cash bid for the business.