South Essex Insurance Brokers Insurance Brokers has taken over £250,000 in gross written premiums from equine insurance broker Equicover’s portfolio.
Hot dry harvest conditions are bringing risk management and insurance to the fore, writes Angus Stevens, client account director, Crawford & Company.
The September renewal period for the education sector is fast approaching, providing brokers with an opportunity to explore cover options for new and emerging risks, explains Faith Kitchen, education director for Ecclesiastical.
Price comparison website disruptor Honcho has begun integrating several motor insurers onto its platform that will allow them to bid for customers.
The Treasury has rebuffed calls for greater regulation of price comparison sites, after a specialist construction broker argued they were leading to under-insurance.
Debenhams has said it retains a ‘constructive relationship’ with its credit insurers as the ailing retailer has its cover reduced.
Despite the hype around insurtech, the barriers to entry remain high, not least because incumbents have reputational concerns that are hampering true customer-led disruption. Indeed, the likes of Lemonade have had to water down their original vision to…
Exclusive: Short-term insurance specialist Tempcover is actively looking for acquisition targets, and views the insurtech sector as a potentially lucrative hunting ground.
The insurance sector’s woeful gender pay gap statistics is a reflection of the imbalanced representation of men and women at senior levels, according to analysis from the Chartered Insurance Institute.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is satisfied that a former insurance and marketing intermediary is in default, meaning that customers will be able to apply to claim compensation.
It’s been a week for sore heads, with England crashing out of the World Cup on Wednesday. Fortunately, with the industry keeping us so busy, there hasn’t been much time to ruminate on the pain.
The future can be a perilous place, especially for the insurance sector, says Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association. In an environment typified by tough market conditions, Brexit, and increasing waves of regulation,…
The Chickenshed theatre company gave a moving and uplifting performance outside the Lloyd’s building for the official launch of the fourth Dive In festival, whose theme this year is #time4inclusion.
Managing general agents who lack specialist knowledge are at risk of unintentionally providing underpriced, 'silent' cyber cover in policies, outgoing Gallagher CEO Grahame Chilton warned.
The government’s blueprint for a future trading relationship with Europe would be the “worst possible scenario” for the insurance industry, trade bodies have warned.
Collapsed Ipswich-based broker Ignition Select has had its administration period extended by a year.
Grahame Chilton urged attendees of the Managing General Agents Association’s annual conference attendees to call out rogue MGAs.
Lloyd’s has launched Lloyd’s Bridge a digital distribution platform designed to connect insurance businesses with Lloyd’s underwriters.
Lucas began her career as a company secretarial trainee at British Aerospace and has since had various risk management roles at companies including Nortel, Old Mutual and, since 2006, Fujitsu. She has been an Association of Insurance and Risk Managers…
Exclusive: A former Zurich Private Clients executive has launched Provenance Insurance Brokers, a start-up high net worth and commercial broker.
Ardonagh Group owners Highbridge Principal Strategies and Madison Dearborn Partners have bought fee protection insurance provider PFP from failed carrier CBL.
Axa has appointed Claudio Gienal and CEO of Axa UK and Ireland, replacing outgoing CEO Amanda Blanc.
Exclusive: Former Axa UK CEO Amanda Blanc, who is currently on gardening leave, has hit out after the British Insurance Brokers Association tweeted a photo of an all-white, all-male Large Brokers’ Advisory Board.
This month began with a bang as the annual British Insurance Awards highlighted the talent in the sector in 1950s style, with industry stalwart John O’Roarke being handed the Achievement Award.