Over 50s travel and insurance specialist Saga has recruited Steve Kingshott as CEO for insurance, joining from Tesco where he was CEO of Tesco Underwriting and chief insurance officer at Tesco Bank.
Direct Line Group has appointed Neil Manser as chief financial officer replacing Tim Harris.
With pet ownership on the rise, could pet damage insurance persuade more landlords to allow their tenants to keep an animal companion?
Updated: Post tracks the 2020 insurer results season including gross written premium and combined operating ratio - detailing the impact of UK business interruption, weather, motor, home, non-business interruption Covid-19 claims, as well as mergers and…
For the record: Ardonagh swoops for PI broker; ERS in ILS push; First 4 Lawyers launches RTA law firm; Marsh partnership and McLarens acquires
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Direct Line Group has agreed to acquire personal lines insurtech firm Brolly in a conditional transaction expected to close during the third quarter of 2020.
Kevan Aubrey, a former head of commercial distribution and strategic accounts at LV, has joined Jensten Group as sales and distribution director for its wholesale business including Policyfast and City Underwriters.
This morning Axa told Post it would not be exhibiting at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association annual conference due to coronavirus concerns.
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
To tie in with his deep dive into the birth of the UK direct insurance market, Jonathan Swift caught up with Direct Line co-founder and Churchill founder and former chairman and CEO Martin Long to talk about the birth and growth of both companies, their…
180 Years of Post - The history of direct insurance in the UK: How Direct Line and Churchill took on the establishment and ended up as merger partners
As Post celebrates 180 years, Post content director Jonathan Swift explores the birth of direct insurance in the UK and how two key early movers Direct Line and Churchill went from rivals to merger bedfellows in a deal that literally 'shook up insurance'.
Martin Kelsh, the former production and distribution director of Neon, has joined Lloyd’s broker HW Wood as head of the international non-marine team.
When Paul Geddes took over the role of CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland’s insurance business in July 2009, moving from the retail arm of the bank, and replacing Chris Sullivan, I cannot remember many getting too excited.
Chubb’s Karen Strong and Dan Atkinson talk to Jonathan Swift about why Chubb reviewed its real estate offering and how it intends to take this to the ‘next level’ with hires and delivering a ‘complete solution’ to clients
The shortlist for this year’s prestigious Underwriting Service Awards has been announced.
Earlier this year, brokers were invited to score insurers on their claims handling, grading different classes of business on their performance from excellent to poor. Jonathan Swift examines the results
Profit before tax at Direct Line decreased £16.5m to £298.5m in the first half of the year (H1 £315m) after poor investment returns and a Flood Re levy.
Broker network Brokerbility has placed Axa in pole position in its latest biannual survey.
Gaps in insurer regional offices and head count reduction are affecting services, claim brokers.
NIG has appointed a new managing director, Neil Manser, to oversee broker markets and etrade.
Brokers resigned to changes at insurer RSA, which last week revealed further cost-cutting plans at several regional sites, amid predictions poor 2015 general insurance results will lead to regional cuts elsewhere in the market.