The consultation by the Financial Conduct Authority on extending the deadline for the implementation of conduct rules is “welcome news”, according to David Sparkes, head of compliance and training at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.
Voluntary initiatives launched in 2018 to address dual pricing are “having a positive impact”, the Association of British Insurers has claimed amid suggestions that the industry needs to go further and do so quickly.
Trilogy Managing General Agents has appointed Peter Staddon as a non-executive director, effective immediately.
With the UK government ready to introduce e-scooters on the roads from this weekend as part of trials, the British Insurance Brokers’ Association has called for the development of a “low-level minimal insurance requirement."
There have always been points of conflict in the insurer and broker relationship but this week that reached a new low as RSA offered up Marsh as a human shield in its battle to avoid payment of business interruption claims for the Covid-19 pandemic.
Insurers' comments about the duty of brokers made in the defences in the ongoing Financial Conduct Authority business interruption court case are "irrelevant" and "unhelpful" according to British Insurance Brokers' Association CEO Steve White.
Lord Hunt, the former chair of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, has stepped up to sit on the main board of Global Risk Partners as a non-executive director.
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The introduction of further guidance on premium finance by the Financial Conduct Authority including three month payment deferrals for customers hit by the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has gone well according to market players.
The UK insurance and long-term savings industry has launched the Covid-19 Support Fund with £82.5m of its £100m target already pledged to help people hit hardest by the crisis.
The Financial Conduct authority has confirmed temporary measures aimed at helping insurance customers who find themselves in financial difficulty due to the coronavirus pandemic, including requiring payment deferrals.
The UK government has been urged to “err on the side of caution” when dictating the rules of e-scooter trials next month.
In an exclusive blog for Post on the day he was supposed to be giving his keynote speech at the 2020 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Biba CEO Steve White shares his thoughts on keeping lines of communication open during the coronavirus…
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The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has made six board changes across its smaller brokers, larger brokers, MGA and networks advisory groups, its standards council and an internal appointment.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association and premium finance providers have warned of a possible hit to broker solvency in the event of bad debts under the proposed guidance issued by the Financial Conduct Authority last week.
The Financial Conduct Authority will ask the courts to rule on whether a “representative sample of the most frequently used” business interruption policy wordings provide cover for Covid-19-related losses.
Insurers are adapting to deal with coronavirus-related insolvencies, as brokers call for compassion and support for businesses at a difficult time.
As many businesses hit one month out of their offices and workplaces insurers have been praised for their response to unoccupied premises clauses in buildings insurance.
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In the first of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Age and Insurance Post whilst our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss the sector’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what lasting impact it might have on its…
Insurers and others who had planned to exhibit at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s annual conference have welcomed its cancellation and pledged to return next year.