Andrew Draycott will take on the role of Ed Broking CEO once its acquisition by Besso owner BGC Partners is complete, while the specialty, wholesale and reinsurance broker has also revealed plans to open a Bermuda office.
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…
Cyber attacks are on the rise and as brokers and risk managers urge insurers to make policies clearer Cyber Decider CEO Neil Hare Brown explains where definitions need simplifying.
Brokerslink CEO Jacqueline Legrand has resigned from her post, effective immediately.
“Extraordinary animals, each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, fighting for their own survival and for the future of their ‘Dynasties’."
With the takeover of Ed, BGC president Shaun Lynn believes he now has the person in its CEO Steve Hearn to help it realise its insurance ambitions. The pair spoke to Jonathan Swift about how an investment in technology, talent, globalisation and a finely…
Biba has renewed its partnership with the DTW1991 syndicate at Lloyd’s, which will continue to provide its holiday travel scheme for another three years.
The mining industry is facing a shrinking pool of project managers but improved project management software, what impact is this having on the industry and its insurers?
Aviva was declared the Digital Insurer of the Year at the 2018 Digital and Insurtech Awards on Friday 23 November.
Exclusive: Beazley is closing its Oslo office next year owing to “challenging” conditions in the energy market.
At long last, the Civil Liability Bill cleared its final parliamentary hurdle this week, opening the way for a much-awaited review of the personal injury discount rate.
Jeremy Pinchin, Hiscox group claims director, will retire at the end of February 2019, after 13 years at the company.
Folgate, which will relaunch as an insurer next month, was assigned a financial strength rating of B from AM Best.
The architect of Lloyd’s modernisation drive, Shirine Khoury-Haq, has stepped down from the Corporation.
Exclusive: Folgate will write £35m in premium in its first year of operations following its relaunch as an insurer, the company said.
After more than two years of contingency planning, this week’s news that a proposed Brexit deal was likely to lead to a loss of passporting was met with no more than a shrug of the shoulders.
Hyperion is to continue on the acquisition trail, having raised $115m (£88.9m) through debt.
The losses from the continuing 8 November California wildfires are expected to reach record levels, according to ratings agencies.
Having left Crawford in April 2017 after 15 years at the firm, Ian Muress resurfaced in January as CEO of Sedgwick International, a claims business he describes as the largest of its kind "on the planet". He spoke to Jonathan Swift about why people…
RSA is withdrawing from three of its business lines as part of a restructure of its specialty and wholesale business.
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.
When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
The spotlight has been on Arron Banks this week but we've also seen some major business acquisitions.
Beazley chief underwriting officer, Neil Maidment, will take up a position on the Lloyd’s board after he retires from Beazley next month.