Stuart Reid

Interview: Partners&'s Barton & Reid

The easy answer to the question “when is a consolidator not a consolidator” is when nobody is being bought. Phil Barton and Stuart Reid spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about their latest venture Partners&.

Editor's Comment: The best is yet to come

The biggest story of the year has run its course, or so many would have us believe, now that Towergate and Arthur J Gallagher have settled their personnel spat out of court, albeit with a £20m price tag, excluding the legal fees already shelled out.

Penny Black’s Insurance Week: 14 April 2015

With the great and the good of the general insurance industry’s trade press summoned to a lunch by broking stalwart Stuart Reid, Post Towers was alive with speculation regarding the future of the Bluefin boss.

Editor's comment: The ratings game

The ugly issue of rated v unrated insurers has once again been pushed up the agenda, with news this week that the Solicitors Regulation Authority plans to roll out a consultation on the possibility of a ban on unrated or low‑ranking insurers from its …

Penny Black's Insurance Week - 23 January 2014

Penny’s prize for most committed mother in insurance this week goes to Zurich’s head of customer service, UK personal lines, Trudi Archer, who spent Saturday night at the hot and sweaty Joiners Arms in Southampton watching five-piece “metalcore band” The…

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