The model of banks with in-house general insurance divisions, or bancassurance, has thrived elsewhere in Europe but failed to pick up the pace in the UK. Is this about to change?
BGL Group has appointed Gousto founder Timo Boldt as an independent non-executive director while Thomas Chambers has joined the board of Compare the Market, also as an NED.
With growing pressure on the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting to measure inequality in the workplace, Post investigates what steps the industry is taking to prepare and what is still to do.
Compare the Market owner BGL Group is aiming to grow its partnership with Lloyds Banking Group to one million policies as the pair signed a five year extension on their exclusive motor and commercial vehicle insurance deal, Post can reveal.
Detecting and and deterring insurance fraud is a priority for many in the insurance industry. Peter Thompson, BGL Group’s CEO for insurance, distribution and outsourcing, looks at what’s next in the industry's fight against insurance fraud and reflects…
BGL CEO Matthew Donaldson will leave the business on 19 June after 20 years at the broker, to be succeeded by the former CEO of RBS’ digital banking app.
BGL Group founder Douw Steyn, former Saga bosses Sir Roger and Peter De Haan and Admiral founder Henry Engelhardt are among 16 industry figures to make the latest Sunday Times Rich List.
The gender pay gaps of top insurance brokerages showed little movement in 2019, with the divide between the mean pay of men and women shrinking by 0.33% while the gap in median pay grew by 0.34%.
Digital Risks has hailed new lead investor BHL Holdings as a potential game changer in terms of the SME specialist insurtech realising its global ambitions.
Post Office Insurance has teamed up with Ageas on an exclusive five-year deal for home insurance.
Ardonagh Group has agreed to pay Saga £26m for Bennetts Motorcycling Services.
180 Years of Post - The history of direct insurance in the UK: How Direct Line and Churchill took on the establishment and ended up as merger partners
As Post celebrates 180 years, Post content director Jonathan Swift explores the birth of direct insurance in the UK and how two key early movers Direct Line and Churchill went from rivals to merger bedfellows in a deal that literally 'shook up insurance'.
Moving home has to be one of the most annoying and tedious things we have to do. From organising your flat viewings to packing up all your belongings. And honestly who really likes change? It’s much easier to just stay in the place you've grown…
It’s 2020 so paying lip service to protecting vulnerable customers just doesn’t cut it, in any industry says Peter Thompson, CEO for insurance, distribution and outsourcing at BGL Group.
Hastings’ former group chief financial officer, Richard Hoskins, will join BGL as an independent non-executive director in January.
Experts have predicted an increase in partnerships in the insurance industry but do not see another joint venture on the horizon, as Tesco gears up to buy out Ageas' share of their Tesco Underwriting joint venture.
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.
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.
BGL Group has launched a new short-term car insurance brand that will allow customers to insure their vehicles for as little as one hour.
Digital broker BGL Group’s £3m investment in a Sunderland tech hub will create 40 jobs.
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…