Prince of Wales launches sustainable insurance task force; Aviva joins forces with WWF; Ford links up with By Miles; and LV reveals PI panel
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Partners& CEO Phil Barton attacks scale-led consolidation and warns broking is “in a dangerous place” as an expert panel including Aon’s Julie Page, A-Plan’s Carl Shuker and Atlanta’s Ian Donaldson consider the future in a session chaired by Brokerbility…
With no post-Brexit equivalence or passporting regime available to UK brokers, they have had to explore other avenues to continue to trade across the European Union. David Worsfold explores the options open to intermediaries and the benefits they can…
Clear Group has bought Brokerbility members HIA International and Luker Rowe, Post can reveal.
Brokers have called for the insurance industry to kick back against the increase in their Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy with the sector’s bill set to more than triple to £146.8m in 2021/22.
For the twelfth episode of Post’s video series we gathered a group of experts together to consider the ruling in the Financial Conduct Authority business interruption test case.
Michael Rea, CEO of Gallagher’s UK retail division, has hailed the takeover of Bollington as supercharging the firm’s presence in the North West and adding specialisms to the group.
The Clear Group has appointed former A-Plan managing director Mike Edgeley as CEO with founder Howard Lickens moving to become executive chairman.
Ashwin Mistry, Brokerbility executive chairman, considers why the industry is failing to attract starry eyed young professionals to insurance careers.
With millions of UK employees forced to work from home during the Covid-19 lockdowns, organisations are more aware than ever of the cyber risks they face. But, while many expect this to push up demand for cyber insurance, the new landscape could also…
Clear Group has bought Brokerbility Holdings including its broking, network and technology businesses for an undisclosed sum.
When lockdown happened in March some insurers and brokers were better placed than others to continue operating remotely with little or no impact on service. These firms had already been invested heavily in technology to enable more flexible working and…
After relaxing the national lockdown, the government imposed local restrictions to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Post investigates what implications these local lockdowns have for insurance.
Lockdown has been a challenge for businesses across the country but the change in working has led to insurers developing in many positive ways that will benefit the customer in the long run
SME insurance specialist insurtech Coverly closed for new business on Friday 17 July, Post can reveal.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?
For the 32nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel to discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent.
Brokers have labelled unrated Danish insurer Gefion going into run off and ultimately liquidation as “no great shock”.
Broker Network members have given a resounding shrug of indifference to the news that after four years away the network is set to return to Ardonagh’s ownership as it buys up Bravo Group.
The latest Empower Top 100 list includes 11 Black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders and future role models working in insurance.
Business interruption, the British Insurance Awards shortlist and Q1 results kept us busy this week, but it was a move by biggest-broker-in-waiting Aon that grabbed the most attention.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode six: From panic to practicalities, what will BI insurance look like when the Covid-19 recriminations settle down
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how the insurance industry let the narrative over business interruption become national…
BHIB was voted tenth in Post’s Best Insurance Employer poll after its employees rated the company on factors such as senior management, work/life balance and training and development.
BHIB has rolled out Create Insurance an online offering targeting freelancers in the creative industries, from photographers to script writers.
Though a new decade and the opportunity for new beginnings are now firmly in view, this week proved that 2019 still has some endings to get out of the way first.