The Ardonagh Group’s retail platform Atlanta is buying Be Wiser, with 60 staff expected to leave Be Wiser as a result of its recent consultation.
Broker Be Wiser is consulting with its 280 staff on a business reorganisation programme, with some job losses expected.
Jeff Brinley has been named Be Wiser CEO with Sharon Beckett having left the role this year, Post can reveal.
Be Wiser has reshaped its board again with a new chair and hiring former Endsleigh CEO Jeff Brinley as chief financial officer, Joe Copp as group chief operating officer and David Russell as chief risk and compliance officer.
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Pre- or post Covid, insurance has been on the cusp of major change for a number of years.
Former Axa and UK General Insurance CEO Peter Hubbard has been appointed as non-executive chairman of broker Be Wiser Insurance, Post can reveal.
Be Wiser Insurance has appointed RWA founder Robin Wood and Das UK chairman Neil MacMillan to its board, Post can reveal.
As Covid-19 sweeps the globe, Mark Bower-Dyke chairman at Be Wiser Insurance, explains the critical role insurers play in these challenging times and why they need to step up to the plate.
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.
Personal lines insurance providers are faced with a potentially “lethal” situation if call centre staff cannot go into work en masse due to coronavirus disruption, compliance experts have cautioned. Post asked brokers and insurers how they are preparing…
Exclusive: Non-standard motor insurance specialist Complete Cover has been acquired by former Pizza Express and Punch Taverns investor Sun Capital Partners after a 12 month sales process that has seen previous backer Darwin Private Equity exit the…
Sharon Beckett has been promoted to CEO of Be Wiser, with Mark Bower-Dyke ending his dual role at the broker and remaining as chairman.
The former CEO of Complete Cover Tony Allen has returned to the motor insurance market with a new Markerstudy-backed specialist managing general agent.
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
Wiser Academy, a training provider started by personal lines broker Be Wiser Insurance, plans to launch a new co-funded training programme for the insurance sector.
Aviva has the greatest brand power in the retail motor market, with Hastings, Admiral, Adrian Flux and LV making up the top five most searched for insurers.
With another General Election looming, the insurance industry will likely be holding its breath on what the incoming government will make of the insurance premium tax, the Ogden rate and whiplash reform.
At a time when regulation and taxes are weighing heavily on their operations, brokers find they have to adapt to the digital age. At a Post roundtable, in association with SSP, they discussed how they can leverage new technologies to better serve their…
When I sat down to compile the list of the most successful brokers in the history of the British Insurance Awards in 2014, space permitted that I could only number the top 10.
A bespoke, low cost degree launched by Be Wiser Insurance has welcomed its first entries.