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Axa and Allianz strike latest GRP broker deals

Axa has taken on the agency for the commercial combined and fleet business portfolios for GRP’s ‘south-eastern hub’ Green Insurance Group (Greens), while Allianz has made a bespoke agreement with GRP’s Sagar, McGrady’s and Abbey Bond Lovis to take on…

Insurtech top 100: Quarter Two update

Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.

Interview: Simon Walker, 1st Central

It’s been 10 years since motor broker 1st Central launched in the UK, with policies sold exclusively over the phone or the internet. Simon Walker, who became CEO of parent company First Central Group in January, expects online giants like Amazon or…

Analysis: Cyber bullying

Cyber cover is entering personal lines and offering protection against online bullying. But is it really a place for insurers?

Editor's comment: Which hat fits?

I wear many hats. As a single working mum, I have to deal with financing and running a household, managing a team of staff and producing a high-quality publication, and raising a rounded young man who I hope will take on the world in the future.

GRP's Mike Bruce on win-win consolidation

Mergers and acquisitions take many shapes in the UK retail broking market, writes Mike Bruce, CEO broking at Global Risk Partners, noting some deals can actually support an owner's entrepreneurial spirit.

This week: The power of the collective

The Post team is feeling proud this week, having not just reached our fundraising target of £500 for our charity run through mud but having exceeded it well before deadline date. Thanks to all that have supported us so far.

Blog: E-cigarettes - playing with fire

E-cigarettes may pose unknown health risks, writes Stuart Toal, casualty account manager at Allianz, warning the liability exposures associated with vaping might be slow-burning ones.

Analysis: Back to the insurance future

The starting question had far reaching implications: “In 2030, what will the world need protecting from?” To answer that, five cross-industry teams explored the issues involved in an industry innovation challenge.

Interview: Patrick Tiernan, Aviva

Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.

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