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…
Exclusive: Brightside's newly-launched managing general agent, Kitsune Associates, is aiming to reach in £20 to 25m in gross written premium in its first year of trading, with plans to potentially reach £37m within 18 months.
We may have enjoyed plenty of sunshine this summer, but spare a thought for the insurers. The ABI this week reported a record-breaking surge in subsidence claims.
Brightside had been battling for payouts from two legal claims, but is no longer engaged in any litigation under CEO Brendan McCafferty.
Brightside is hiring a chief operating officer now that managing director of insurance David Sweeney has left the Bristol-based broker.
No stranger to controversy, Arron Banks is back in the news and under the spotlight with allegations and appeals
Former Brightside CEO, Mark Cliff has been appointed as non-executive director of Evolution Claims Management.
Personal lines brokers need to juggle competing requirements to achieve success, writes Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty, explaining how they can get their basics right.
The last few months have seen some major executive changes across the UK’s largest insurance companies.
Brightside saw pre-tax losses of £10.2m last year, but incoming CEO Brendan McCafferty said there is “no need to alter strategy”.
It’s that time of year again. The trains are relatively empty, and out of office replies are basically a given.
Former Axa UK boss Brendan McCafferty has been appointed CEO of Brightside, starting on Monday.
Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.
Mark Cliff will step down from his role as CEO of Brightside, as the company looks toward finding a replacement.
Exclusive: A legal dispute between Brightside and its former co-founder Paul Chase Gardener was outlined in court on Friday.
This week in Post, the majority of the team managed to continue putting off doing any substantial exercise for our upcoming Tough Mudder course.
Mark Cliff, executive chairman of Brightside, explains how brokers can make the most of the digital world.
Some of the movers and shakers in the market this month
As The Ardonagh Group buys Carole Nash and Mastercover, has the bell finally rung for the model?
A Blade Runner mist engulfed London on Monday as storm Ophelia blew Saharan sand into the capital. Struck by the eerie atmosphere, City workers tweeted pictures of the yellow sky, which an Irish commentator promised to look at “as soon as our houses land…
Insurers have been vocal about their feelings about the discount rate but Mark Cliff, executive chairman at Brightside Group, notes this has also affected brokers, who have been at the sharp end of market turmoil.
Brightside’s managing general agent, Kitsune Associates, is set to launch during Q2 next year.
Brightside has revealed proposals to relocate its medical reporting business IQED from its present site in Cardiff to the group’s headquarters in Aust.
I was recently lamenting shortage of space in my toy-cluttered flat and a (childless) colleague mentioned the baby cages Victorian households used to hang out of their windows. “There were mercifully few deaths,” he joked, as I gazed at an online image…