In Post's first research project of 2019 we'll be looking at all the factors that are shaping the motor insurance market.
Post journalists and broking stalwarts found themselves in the Houses of Parliament this week, on the day that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered an historic defeat.
GRP’s County Group has acquired Swinford Insurance Consultants.
Motorists from Northern Ireland will have to secure a Green Card from their insurer if they wish to cross the border into Ireland, if there is a no-deal Brexit.
The launch of PIB’s Q Underwriting sees Aqmen, Thistle and TFP Schemes united under the same umbrella.
Insurers may be forced to implement their no-deal contingency plans due to political uncertainty arising from yesterday’s Commons vote.
HDI Global has appointed Claire McDonald as managing director of its UK and Ireland operations.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched its manifesto – a list of campaigning priorities for the organisation for the coming year.
Exclusive: Axa-backed broker Setoo expects to launch in the UK next month, and has outlined further fundraising plans for later this year.
MRIB Group has acquired chartered health and fitness insurance broker Independents.
Broker Network’s Saffron Insurance has acquired Farmer Insurance and will continue to seek acquisitive growth.
Accident management and credit hire group, Accident Exchange has rebranded as AX, after the group returned to profitability in 2018.
Mapfre has appointed Chris Smith to the newly-created position of chief global brokers officer.
Exclusive: Insurers are identifying a rising trend in child sexual abuse claims.
Exclusive: The Motor Insurers' Bureau has placed a number of jobs under review amid a wide-ranging restructure of the organisation.
Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…
Hastings has appointed former MS Amlin chief financial officer John Worth as its CFO, replacing Richard Hoskins.
Trehane Oliver will succeed Nigel Minett as managing director of McLarens Aviation.
Hiscox recently joined forces with Brompton Bicycle to stage a brick-and-mortar simulation of common hacking practices such as phishing and ransomware to demonstrate the risk of cyber attacks to small businesses.
Hyperion will look to build on its retail business this year, but CEO David Howden said the firm will never chase premium through acquisitions.
Exclusive: Brightside's newly-launched managing general agent, Kitsune Associates, is aiming to reach in £20 to 25m in gross written premium in its first year of trading, with plans to potentially reach £37m within 18 months.
Insurtech pet insurance provider Waggel, which launched a month ago, hopes to pick up thousands of customers by the end of the year.
Irish broker Arachas is considering reaching out to UK partners to overcome potential passporting barriers in a post-Brexit world.
Gallagher UK will be "thoughtful" about the pace at which it buys other businesses this year, as it focuses on the integration of Stackhouse Poland into the wider group.