The merger of Northern Ireland brokers Abbey Insurance and Autoline Insurance as Abbey Autoline on 1 September will create a £119m gross written premium growth focused firm that has an eye for striking takeover deals, managing director of the newly…
With air traffic grounded and sweeping restrictions halting travel during the Covid-19 pandemic, insurers have faced up to the sometimes impossible task of returning policyholders' remains to their home countries and families.
After the floods last November, I visited Doncaster to see how the town was coping with the aftermath of the floods. While I was impressed by the swift recovery efforts of insurers, the local council and government agencies, I was also struck by just how…
The Chartered Insurance Institute has joined forces with the University of East Anglia to help students develop a career in insurance through a programme that includes substantial savings on CII qualifications.
The Competition and Markets Authority has ordered Ardonagh not to integrate with Bennetts, transfer control or stop competing with it as the consolidator completed the deal to buy the motorcycle specialist.
Ageas UK has reported a post-tax profit of £22.8m for the first half of 2020 reversing a loss of £2.7m in the first quarter.
I-Wonder has partnered with Go Compare for the launch of a Sorn insurance comparison service.
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
Aviva is targeting this autumn for the next stage of its move onto aggregators after a trial with Confused, Colm Holmes, Aviva CEO of general insurance, told Post.
The rumours and water cooler conversations began in July 2019 as soon as it was confirmed market stalwart Amanda Blanc had left Zurich after only nine months.
It is abundantly clear that “meaningful change” is needed to unlock Aviva’s potential, according to CEO Amanda Blanc.
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RSA has announced a voluntary redundancy programme as part of a process designed to reduce its headcount by the equivalent of 300 full time roles.
While market conditions are slowly recovering in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown, the volume of new enquiries for commercial policies remain substantially lower than were last year, according to Allianz Insurance.
Finnish insurer Sampo and South African financial services firm Rand Merchant Investment Holdings have agreed a £1.66bn takeover with the directors of Hastings.
Legal expenses insurers saw at least double-digit increases in call volumes as the government moved to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus by locking down the UK. Providers rose to the challenge and believe they are well placed to meet any further…
Direct Line Group remains open to inorganic growth from acquisitions and partnerships despite the Covid-19 impact, DLG chief financial officer Tim Harris has confirmed.
AIG reported an underwriting loss of $343m (£262.8m) for general insurance business in the second quarter of 2020.
Motoring group The AA has confirmed holding takeover talks with three private equity parties as it discusses “a wide range of potential refinancing options”.
RSA will cease to underwrite wedding insurance when its John Lewis contract ends at the beginning of next year, Post has learned.
RSA will look to cut further costs in its UK arm, RSA CEO Stephen Hester confirmed as the insurer released it first half results for 2020.
The Financial Conduct Authority's guidance to help firms understand and assist vulnerable customers may be a start "but is far from enough”, the watchdog's former retail general insurance boss has cautioned.
Alex Williams has been appointed at the first managing director of technology firm i-Wonder.
A year into his role and Michael Lee, CEO of First Central, explains to Jen Frost what he believes are the three elements needed to be successful in motor insurance