Ardonagh has cut its carrier relationships from 940 to 700 in the past six months with an eventual target of below 200, Paul Dilley, CEO of Geo Underwriting told Post.
Her appointment as a NED of Aviva triggered one former colleague to boast 'It’s coming home, it’s coming home, insurance is coming home'. Jonathan Swift reflects on what lies ahead for Amanda Blanc here, at ERS and where she might pop up next.
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…
For a market suffering from serious reputation issues when will insurance learn it must start making serious changes?
Davies Group has made two senior appointments, as it revealed a jump in Ebitda and revenue for the year ended 30 June 2019.
It feels as if 2019 was an uncomfortable year for the general insurance market as it never quite seemed to grasp control of its own destiny. Wherever you look, carefully laid plans were derailed by the unexpected – and often unwanted – intervention of…
The Ardonagh Group has appointed Graeme MacMillan as CEO of product and distribution management within Ardonagh Portfolio Solutions joining from Aviva.
Road Safety Week marked the launch of Post’s Driving out Distraction campaign, in which we are urging the industry to pay attention and pull over rather than using hands-free devices while driving.
Ardonagh CEO David Ross has asserted the business's commitment to independence and revealed that while the firm’s court case victory over Gallagher did not come as a surprise the episode left him “a little bit heartbroken and incredibly sad”.
Ardonagh Group has a list of 146 potential acquisitions, which it reviews at a fortnightly investment committee, according to CEO David Ross.
Ardonagh has posted a loss of £67.7m for the first nine months of 2019, up from £48.9m in the same period of last year.
Former Axa and Kwik Fit leader Karen Hogg is returning to broking as chief operating officer of Atlanta Group, Post can reveal.
Simon Matson, UK CEO of Gallagher, pictured, has said sorry for the “insensitive comments” he made which came to light in the staff and business poaching court case the firm lost to Ardonagh this October.
This week, some Post colleagues and I attended CFC Underwriting's annual Halloween party. The theme this year was carnival, and accordingly, the party was full of clowns, fortune tellers and more than the odd Joker.
Analysis: What does the result of the Ardonagh and Gallagher court battle mean for broker recruitment practices?
After all but one of Gallagher's claims against Ardonagh subsidiaries and two former Alesco employees were thrown out by a judge last week, employment experts suggest there could be changes in how brokers approach recruitment.
The staff poaching lawsuit between Gallagher and Ardonagh wrapped up in court on Friday, as the judge threw out all but one of Gallagher’s claims. It serves as a timely reminder of the ultimate costs of litigation, which are not always financial.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
Claims made by Gallagher that Ardonagh had unlawfully poached staff and business from one of its subsidiaries in 2017 were this morning dismissed by a High Court judge.
Exclusive: Tesco has notified the Ageas UK board that it is likely to end its decade long home and motor insurance relationship next year, Post understands.
What happened to all the buildings that used to house Swinton branches? Post content director Jonathan Swift looks to answer this question on an insurance odyssey through south London
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.
Ageas has signed a four year contract with Uris Group to provide cover for a number of specialist personal and commercial lines risks.
From Bolton to Palace; Gretna to Argyle - when insurance personalities invest time and money in football
As former Sabre CEO Keith Morris backs the Bolton Wanderers FC buyout, Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at other insurance individuals who have been closely involved in football over the last two decades.
Nothing says team building quite like stumbling around a dark maze, falling headfirst into mirrors and haphazardly shooting lasers at your colleagues. Or so the democratic vote we held a few weeks earlier decreed.