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…
Capsicum Re could seek to expand its presence in the US through acquisitions, Gallagher UK broking and underwriting CEO Simon Matson has said, following the company’s acquisition of the reinsurance broker.
Gallagher has taken full ownership of reinsurance broker Capsicum Re in a deal that will see its former CEO Grahame Chilton return to the company.
Kingsbridge is “not currently in a sales process”, CEO James Twining has confirmed to Post.
For an industry that strives to understand and manage risk, uncertainty is not something that is relished. But with some market hardening, a final report from the Financial Conduct Authority on pricing practices and the possibility of Brexit all on the…
Her appointment as a NED of Aviva triggered one former colleague to boast 'It’s coming home, it’s coming home, insurance is coming home'. Jonathan Swift reflects on what lies ahead for Amanda Blanc here, at ERS and where she might pop up next.
For a market suffering from serious reputation issues when will insurance learn it must start making serious changes?
Gallagher is poised to snap up the remaining 80% of Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers, having signed heads of terms with the business.
It feels as if 2019 was an uncomfortable year for the general insurance market as it never quite seemed to grasp control of its own destiny. Wherever you look, carefully laid plans were derailed by the unexpected – and often unwanted – intervention of…
Ardonagh CEO David Ross has asserted the business's commitment to independence and revealed that while the firm’s court case victory over Gallagher did not come as a surprise the episode left him “a little bit heartbroken and incredibly sad”.
More than 800 houses have been evacuated due to flooding and many of those families won't be back in their home for Christmas. Flood warnings are still in place and there are reports that flood defence equipment is being stolen.
Zurich Insurance and its employees were among the big winners at the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards last night.
Simon Matson, UK CEO of Gallagher, pictured, has said sorry for the “insensitive comments” he made which came to light in the staff and business poaching court case the firm lost to Ardonagh this October.
Allianz-sponsored Gallagher Rugby Premiership champions Saracens have been fined £5.36m and docked 35 points for breaching the sport’s salary cap.
This week, some Post colleagues and I attended CFC Underwriting's annual Halloween party. The theme this year was carnival, and accordingly, the party was full of clowns, fortune tellers and more than the odd Joker.
Analysis: What does the result of the Ardonagh and Gallagher court battle mean for broker recruitment practices?
After all but one of Gallagher's claims against Ardonagh subsidiaries and two former Alesco employees were thrown out by a judge last week, employment experts suggest there could be changes in how brokers approach recruitment.
The staff poaching lawsuit between Gallagher and Ardonagh wrapped up in court on Friday, as the judge threw out all but one of Gallagher’s claims. It serves as a timely reminder of the ultimate costs of litigation, which are not always financial.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
Claims made by Gallagher that Ardonagh had unlawfully poached staff and business from one of its subsidiaries in 2017 were this morning dismissed by a High Court judge.
After vacating our Haymarket office last week, the entire Post team finally feels settled in our new home in the City – the heart of the insurance industry.
Applied Systems sees the UK as “research and development lab” for new technology and ideas following its success incorporating front end quote and buy into its Epic platform in the territory.
Developing resilience to cyber liability is now a significant task for businesses of every size. But according to Paul Bassett, managing director of crisis management at Gallagher, the rise of cyber and IT security risks, malware viruses and data…
Developments in geopolitics, climate and technology are increasingly putting supply chains under strain, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Commerce has warned.
Gallagher has acquired RGA Group, a lettings and landlord broker based in Brentford, marking a return to acquisitions eight months on from its acquisition of Stackhouse Poland.