When Allianz acquired 49% of LV’s general insurance business, it set the market talking. Martin Croucher talked to the CEOs of both businesses to chart their progress
Applied System’s Tam broker platform will run alongside its new release Epic until its customer base has fully migrated.
Applied Systems is "not averse" to potential acquisitions as it rolls out its Epic platform in the UK.
Effective cyber security programmes are becoming an increasing priority for businesses as cyber-attacks grow, a conference heard.
SSP has successfully completed and passed the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s Broker Supplier Resilience Assessment visit.
Former LV e-commerce director Paul Wishman has been appointed vice-president of global insurance at CGI.
Applied Systems has completed the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s software house review.
Private equity backer Hellman & Friedman has completed a $1.8bn deal to acquire Applied Systems, the software house behind Insurecom.
Applied Systems hopes to bring a range of new products to the UK insurance market following its acquisition of UK-based software business Insurecom.
Many vacancies were filled within the industry’s recruitment sector this week, with a trio of insurers snapping up personnel for key roles. In the world of broking, firms took time out from networking at the Biba conference to hit the recruitment trail,…
Ageas subsidiary Groupama Insurances has launched its first e-traded product on Open GI, Acturis and Insurecom.
Insurance software company Insurecom has added Groupama Insurances' property owners product to its commercial lines platform.
Brighton based software house Insurecom has recruited Neil Brooks, pictured, as chief technical officer and David Templeman as chief financial officer.
Could insurer and vendor fears over losing unique selling points be hampering the wider good of the industry?
Software house Insurecom claims it will be the first to push personal lines quotes through to brokers using Insurance Initiatives' Informed Quotes system, starting with motor policies from Ageas.
I was interested to read Phil Bunker's View from the Top in which he, quite rightly, challenged broker software houses to work more like the direct market and aggregators and enable insurer rate changes to be effected in a more frequent and efficient…
Outgoing Insurecom chief executive Phillip Walter has revealed he is in talks with venture capitalists about launching a new business once he exits the firm in May.
Insurecom has confirmed that that both chief executive Phillip Walter and chief financial officer Rod Britton are to leave the business in May, following a decision to restructure the business.
Non-direct motor insurers and brokers will soon be able to compete head on with their direct counterparts, following the launch of a new data bureau that will validate claims, credit and vehicle data at the point of sale, according to its founding…
Networks, managing general agents and other partnerships continue to find plentiful support from brokers and insurers alike. Ana Paula Nacif looks at why.
Aviva, Fortis and LV have thrown their weight behind a new broking support service aimed at rivalling long-standing offerings Countrywide from Open GI, and Keychoice from SSP.
Post reporter Leigh Jackson outlines the major news stories from this week's issue of Post.
Aviva has joined forces with IT company, SSP, to give 600 extra brokers access to personal lines products.
The chief executive of insurance software specialist Insurecom has boasted that his firm is now the 'go-to' technology company for insurers looking to distribute new products to brokers.