Experts have warned of the potential for fines and regulatory permissions being removed as the Financial Conduct Authority contacted 2800 firms about their directory persons information after the deadline for submissions passed on 31 March.
With no post-Brexit equivalence or passporting regime available to UK brokers, they have had to explore other avenues to continue to trade across the European Union. David Worsfold explores the options open to intermediaries and the benefits they can…
Compliance consultants have highlighted the dangers for brokers of buying professional indemnity insurance with Covid-19 exclusions, warning that the Financial Conduct Authority can suspend permissions if firms do not get the right cover
Brokers have voiced their support for the British Insurance Brokers’ Association but urged the trade body to continue to cover all the issues as the association made five staff redundant.
Insurance companies, like those in other sectors, are waking up to inequalities in society that could measurably affect their own make up. But if they are going to face up to sometimes harsh realities then they need to stop clinging to a PR narrative.
With growing pressure on the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting to measure inequality in the workplace, Post investigates what steps the industry is taking to prepare and what is still to do.
Our expert panel warns that brokers with EU trade who haven't acted already may have left it too late.
The UK insurance and long-term savings industry has launched the Covid-19 Support Fund with £82.5m of its £100m target already pledged to help people hit hardest by the crisis.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has made six board changes across its smaller brokers, larger brokers, MGA and networks advisory groups, its standards council and an internal appointment.
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…
The British Insurance Brokers' Association has selected 'A year to pioneer' as the theme of its 2020 conference and exhibition, which will be held in Manchester Central on 13 and 14 May next year.
Exclusive: Brokers are reluctant to discuss mental health issues in the workplace, research has shown.
The Financial Conduct Authority has closed its market study of wholesale insurance brokers, saying it had “not found evidence of significant levels of harm that merit the introduction of intrusive remedies”.
In years gone by no one spoke about mental health issues but now, as well as being aware of the issues, employers have moral responsibility to address it according to Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association.
Biba has renewed its partnership with the DTW1991 syndicate at Lloyd’s, which will continue to provide its holiday travel scheme for another three years.
Insurers, brokers and price comparison sites have welcomed a Competition and Markets Authority investigation into Compare the Market’s use of a controversial clause that prevents home insurers from offering cheaper prices elsewhere, but brokers argue…
Insurance has talked the diversity talk for several years now. And yet, the industry still displays all-male or all-pale panels. How can it become truly inclusive?
Last month, Qatar Re signed a deal to buy Markerstudy’s Gibraltar-based insurance companies after year-long rumours of a sale had only started to die down
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched a claims smartphone app facility for brokers with Insure Apps.
Opening the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s annual conference today, CEO Steve White warned of “storm clouds” on the horizon for the sector.
CEO, British Insurance Brokers’ Association
"Firms of all sizes need to take action" against cyber risks, says the British Insurance Brokers' Association, which is setting up a committee of technical experts to provide its members with guidance on current risks and insurance available.
As before White, has the respect of the market and it would appear the ear of some important politicians.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has selected ‘The Go To Place’ as the theme of its 2016 conference and exhibition to be held at Manchester Central on 11 and 12 May next year.