Former Axa and UK General leader Mike Keating has been appointed managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association, taking up the role on 8 September 2020.
Primary Group has bought back a majority stake in UK General Insurance having sold the business to private equity house JC Flowers in 2017.
PREMIUM: For every successful start-up, there are many more failures and insurance is no different. Jonathan Swift reflects on some of those that shone brightly for a short time before being buried in the insurtech graveyard.
We understand that while it’s important to keep bringing you up to date and important news on the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the industry, it’s also critical, especially while homeworking, to know what's happening outside of this. With that in…
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
Exclusive: UK General Insurance is in “advanced” sale “negotiations”, Post can reveal, with market sources tipping Primary Group as poised to buy the firm back.
Post’s new Motor Mouth Podcast series is proving quite the hit with listeners.
Former UK General CEO Karen Beales has been appointed managing director of Financial & Legal Insurance, replacing Mike Timmons who has stepped down.
Insurance clone warnings doubled last year, as fraudsters got creative in their attempts to scam the public. Post investigates the rise of the clones and asks why it is so tough to police these fraudulent firms
On the back of research into the shape of the future delivery of personal lines, Post held a roundtable, in association with EXL, with experts to investigate how ready organisations are to meet customer expectations as demand for cover evolves in the…
Former Axa and Kwik Fit leader Karen Hogg is returning to broking as chief operating officer of Atlanta Group, Post can reveal.
Cyber has been long-touted as offering insurers and brokers a huge opportunity in commercial lines – from SMEs to corporates. But as individual consumers become ever more aware of their vulnerability to data breaches and cyber attacks, an equally large…
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning about scammers using an authorised firm’s name to trick consumers via a website.
The Internet of Things continues to offer insurers considerable opportunities in terms of maximising existing data to better understand customers and enter new markets previously considered unprofitable. With this in mind, Post, in association with…
A clone firm has been masquerading as UK General, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.
UK General's Matthew Schofield on how profit, not volume, will drive growth and respectability of MGA sector
In recent months managing general agents have been in the spotlight, with the media seeking to get under the skin of one of the fastest growing insurance sectors. UK General's Matthew Schofield says MGA management teams need to now stop 'navel gazing'…
This week, the sunshine we were blessed with last week was replaced by a more winter-appropriate grey sky and rain.
UK General saw a 55% profit growth after exiting a number of unprofitable product lines.
No stranger to controversy, Arron Banks is back in the news and under the spotlight with allegations and appeals
Loyal customers have long felt penalised by dual pricing. As the regulator and the government are promising to stop the practice, insurers discussed how to move the focus away from premiums to build stronger loyalty, at a roundtable organised by Post, in…
LV was acclaimed as the Insurance Brand of the Year at last night’s Insurance Marketing and PR Awards
Karen Beales has stepped down “with immediate effect” from her role as CEO of UK General, less than two years into the role.
Insurance investment vehicle Primary Group has today been revealed as the backer for the new digital-enabled managing general agent to be launched by former AIG UK CEO Jacqueline McNamee in autumn this year.
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.