Professional indemnity premiums for independent financial advisers have soared, driven by a perfect storm of legislative and claims change
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Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week
With the individual and team tasks now completed, it is time for the five remaining candidates to reflect on them as they sit down with Suzanne Liversidge, sponsor Kennedys’ own Alan Sugar.
With the country in Covid-19 lockdown the five remaining apprentices are given their latest task through the means of video conferencing.
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
With topics decided, guests lined up and vox pops taped it is time for Team Empower and Team KDA to enter the studio to record their podcasts.
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
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This week Insurance Post formally launches the 2020 season of Claims Apprentice in association with Kennedys.
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Private equity house BP Marsh has taken a stake in Lloyd’s marine broker Lilley Plummer Risks.
Nexus Group has appointed Andrew Moss as an independent non-executive chairperson on the Nexus Underwriting Management main board as part of its strategic growth plan.
Nexus has acquired financial and professional lines managing general agent Plus Risk Limited.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decapitated head kicked off its last outing on our television screens this week as the FCA counts down to the PPI deadline on 29 August. However, as one battle comes to an end, another may be just beginning.
Marc van der Veer has joined Nexus Group as CEO of European Ventures.
Nexus-owned Millstream Underwriting has acquired aviation insurer, Hiscox Global Flying.
BP Marsh increasing its stake in Nexus could mean a rumoured sale of the managing general agent is off the cards, analysts say.
BP Marsh's announcement of its purchase of a 1.9% stake in managing general agent Nexus.
Ardonagh will hit pause on further major retail acquisitions as it consolidates its current assets.
Managing General Agent Nexus has completed the acquisition of Altitude Risk Partners from Castel Underwriting.
Nexus Group has acquired Lloyd's coverholder Apsley Specialty.
Nexus Group has named Mike Sibthorpe as CEO of its insurance and reinsurance business as the business gears up for a potential sale in 2018.
Insurance-sector investor BP Marsh saw profits more than double to £10.2m in the six months to 31 July.