The coronavirus pandemic has upended how we go about our day to day lives, with organisations forced to rapidly change how they operate while facing new challenges. Against this backdrop, Post wants to find out how your trade bodies and professional…
Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.
It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.
As part of a monthly series, where Post looks into how the insurance industry is set to evolve by 2030, David Worsfold looks at climate change and why tackling it might once again be top of the agenda for most insurers
Trilogy Managing General Agents has appointed Peter Staddon as a non-executive director, effective immediately.
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.
Ben Busfield, operations manager at the Managing General Agents’ Association, discusses how members reacted to the UK going into lockdown and how they are supporting employees and serving clients as the country eases along the pathway to a new normal.
A survey of the Managing General Agents' Association has found that despite the increased use of video conferencing services during the Covid-19 lockdown, managing general agents are keen to get back to face-to-face meetings.
In the 30th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the future holds for managing general agents.
Former Axa and UK General leader Mike Keating has been appointed managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association, taking up the role on 8 September 2020.
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…
In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explores how the insurance industry could find itself rather lonely in its corridors of deviation after Brexit is finalised, the complexities of Covid-19 for the…
The government is likely to make an announcement delaying the much-awaited whiplash claims portal in a matter of days, sources close to the project told Post this week.
Peter Staddon will retire as managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association at the end of June this year, after nearly seven years in the role.
Within insurance, it’s managing general agents seeing all the deals, attracting the money and the talent. The potential for big profits and lower costs drives the sector forward, but will the sector gather yet more momentum or will it overheat?
Lloyd’s has confirmed electronic placement targets for the rest of 2019, mandating syndicates place at least 60% and 70% of risks electronically in the third and fourth quarters respectively.
Lloyd's CEO John Neal has addressed concerns about the workplace culture at Lloyd’s, saying “whatever we’ve done so far, it’s not enough”.
Setting up a managing general agent is now much harder than at any time previously, according to a survey of over 100 MGAs and insurers conducted by Clyde & Co.
Many managing general agents are turning to digitalisation to enable them to look deeper into their books of business, Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents' Association, explains this will allow the MGAs to see potential…
Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…
Over twenty insurtech start-ups have today pledged their support for a new alliance which aims to ultimately evolve into a fully fledged specialist association.
It’s been a week for sore heads, with England crashing out of the World Cup on Wednesday. Fortunately, with the industry keeping us so busy, there hasn’t been much time to ruminate on the pain.
The future can be a perilous place, especially for the insurance sector, says Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association. In an environment typified by tough market conditions, Brexit, and increasing waves of regulation,…
Managing general agents who lack specialist knowledge are at risk of unintentionally providing underpriced, 'silent' cyber cover in policies, outgoing Gallagher CEO Grahame Chilton warned.