Compare the Market may have broken the law by preventing home insurers from offering lower prices elsewhere, the competition watchdog has warned.
Compare the Market owner BGL Group has seen underlying pre-tax profits soar by 16% in spite of its abandoned initial public offering.
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.
A self proclaimed ‘little gem’, Sabre literally went public last year with a London Stock Exchange listing. Jonathan Swift caught up with the management team to get under the bonnet of the non-standard motor insurer
New CEO Jonathon Brown will join BGL-owned UK price comparison site Compare the Market from 23 October.
The Insurance Distribution Directive brings transparency but also unintended consequences for customers, writes Peter Thompson, group director of insurance distribution and outsourcing at BGL Group.
Former Churchill and LV general insurance boss John O’Roarke took home the Achievement prize last night at the British Insurance Awards, where his new employer Aviva was among the big winners.
After 23 years at BGL Group, Peter Winslow will be stepping down from his role as non-executive chairman.
The possibility of physical and mental collapse is now very real. No sympathy for the Devil. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
In less than a year in her new role as managing director for Junction and BGL Customer Services, Ali Crossley has helped implement more than 100 digital improvements across the group's brands.
Insurers are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week by creating hundreds of roles and showcasing their apprentices.
The year started with an executive merry-go-round but this week proved that less senior people were also liable to redundancy, as it was revealed that a total of 480 jobs are at risk as a result of the LV/Allianz deal.
It was oddly coincidental that it was Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year, when Carillion collapsed – placing 20,000 jobs at risk.
The insurance industry needs to push for amendments to the Data Protection Bill, argues Stuart Walters, chief information officer at BGL Group.
BGL Group has appointed Anna McEntee to lead its Frontline business, marking the conclusion of the consolidation of senior leadership team in the company’s Insurance Distribution and Outsourcing division.
Saga has named Gary Duggan as CEO of its retail broking arm Saga Services.
CEO, BGL Group
Exclusive: Compare the Market owner BGL spent £4.4m on compliance ahead of a planned stock market float that now will not happen.
This year’s Budget was rewarding for many reasons: a freeze on insurance premium tax, an increase in research funding for driverless cars, and a dig at Jeremy Clarkson.
BGL group has shelved plans for a stock market float for Compare the Market, after an overseas investor bought a 30% stake in the business.
Compare the Market has been named as the company at the centre of a legal probe by the competition watchdog.
The insurance industry needs to share information about known fraud to prevent multiple teams from duplicating the same work, according to Julia Walker-Smith, associate director of fraud at BGL Group.
BGL has opened a tech hub at the White Collar Factory on Sillicon Roundabout in London’s Shoreditch and is planning to develop a series of products.