Joining the sector via a call centre Lauren Young has quickly progressed to assistant underwriter at Ensurance.
Price still outweighs insurer financial strength in burgeoning mid-market sector.
Aspen has cut loose its UK SME managing general agent, with 111 jobs on the line as a result.
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
Allianz UK CEO Jon Dye confirmed that the transfer of personal lines business from Allianz to LV remains on-track and will be completed within three to four weeks, as the insurer announced its Q1 results.
The New Zealand high court has placed CBL Corporation into liquidation.
Covéa Insurance has appointment of James Gearey as corporate development and strategy director.
Exclusive: Higos, GRP’s hub business in the South West, has acquired The Insurance Group for an undisclosed sum.
The closing statements in the ongoing legal dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh continued yesterday (9 May) at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.
Lloyd’s has invested in an insurtech cloud-based distribution platform for small businesses, following a successful trial in the market’s tech incubator.
The UK has seen a wave of consolidation in regional broking over the past few years, making competition for viable targets a challenge. In response, several consolidators are starting to look to Ireland and Europe as a potential area of expansion.
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As the Insurtech 100 publishes, Post caught up with some of the firms listed across Europe, USA and Asia to reflect on the past 12 months, the future, favourite apps and food
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
Simply Business will trial a four-day working week for employees at its Northampton call centre from September.
AIG Europe has reported a profit before tax of £59.5m for the 12 months to 30 November 2018, up from a loss of £431.5m the previous year.
Steve McGill, former group president of Aon, has launched a private equity-backed specialty risk solutions business alongside a team of other senior executives.
GRP-owned Cavendish Munro has made one acquisition, while Green Insurance Group has bought two businesses.
Talking following the launch of new venture Convex yesterday, Stephen Catlin said “there is a vacuum of leadership in the London market”.
Exclusive: Beazley opened its Birmingham office as part of a strategy to diversify away from its core US business. Fourteen months later, the office is likely to be held up as a model for the company's further expansion plans.
Stephen Catlin and Paul Brand, both formerly executives at the Lloyd’s insurer that bore Catlin’s name, have launched a new specialty insurer and reinsurer with $1.8bn (£1.4bn) in initial capital.
Insurers continue to hang their success on the quality and use of data, with businesses continually reviewing how to gain a commercial advantage. Edward Murray looks at the benefits of using external data providers and why some peril risks have proven…
Covéa Insurance saw its underwriting profit slashed to £1.8m in 2018 compared to £12.4m in 2017, as its personal lines business felt the impact of claims inflation and adverse weather.