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Kevin Spencer, Markerstudy

Kevin Spencer, chief executive of Markerstudy Group, has big ambitions and his ability to do massive deals in 2023 sees him leap up 21 places in this year’s Insurance Post Power List.

Could the CMA fire the starting gun to unlock M&A in 2024?

News Editor's view: With increased M&A activity predicted for 2024, news editor Scott McGee asks: Is the industry waiting with bated breath to find out the outcome of the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation into the Markerstudy/Atlanta deal?

Is Biba right to worry about personal lines broking?

News Editor’s View: After the British Insurance Brokers' Association asked personal lines insurers to commit to the broking channel, Scott McGee looks at what has got brokers spooked, and what action needs to happen in order for a fruitful future.

Big Interview: Matt Brewis, FCA

Matt Brewis, the Financial Conduct Authority’s head of insurance, explains to Scott McGee why premium finance is a “poor product,” denies the watchdog is Miss Trunchbull-like, plus shares the regulator's plans for 2024.

Most-read insurance stories in 2023 revealed

Like Cher, Insurance Post is turning back time to remember the industry Consumer Duty’s efforts, business interruption cases continuing to rumble on, developments at Direct Line, RSA’s personal lines exit, plus the other major insurance events of the…

MGA Review of the Year 2023

With large insurers and mainstream players pulling out of certain lines in 2023, and products reverting to the core areas, MGA chiefs plan to continue to step up and fill that gap in 2024.

Headlines that shook insurance in 2023

The news and views that shaped insurance in 2023, plus what can you expect from Insurance Post in 2024, are all revealed in our final video podcast of the year.

Broker Review of the Year 2023

Brokers reflect on overcoming tough market conditions in 2023 and share their hopes of seeing Justin Bieber at the Biba conference in 2024 “just for the pun of it”.

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