Global Risk Partners has bought London-based private client specialist broker Gauntlet Insurance Services for an undisclosed sum.
At the beginning of the month the current government confirmed it would seek to tighten the law around handheld mobile devices on the road, but will not extend a ban to hands-free use. While Post supports this initial step it believes that the government…
More than 800 houses have been evacuated due to flooding and many of those families won't be back in their home for Christmas. Flood warnings are still in place and there are reports that flood defence equipment is being stolen.
Flooding in the north of England could cost insurers between £80m and £120m, PWC has estimated, though this could rise.
Pen Underwriting has promoted Michelle Bree from director of operations to chief operating officer, effective 1 December.
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A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …
The Association of British Insurers remains “fully supportive” of the Gibraltarian insurance market and “the choice that it gives UK customers,” ABI director general Huw Evans has said.
Diversity and inclusion is gathering pace in the insurance market, and Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Iulia Vernis, senior assistant vice-president for insurance for EXL, to find out how the market can do more.
Plan Group has bought Kingswood Insurance Brokers, the owner of Pedal Cover Plus, as it targets becoming a top 50 independent broker within five years.
Arron Banks' Eldon Insurance Services is planning to rebrand as Somerset Bridge by the end of the year, Post can reveal.
UK flooding is expected to continue, as insurers and loss adjusters have warned of a "spike" in both personal and commercial lines claims as a result.
With almost 3000 dams supplying drinking water to towns and cities they are a common feature in the UK countryside. However, when heavy rain in August threatened the integrity of the emergency spillway at Toddbrook Reservoir an emergency evacuation of…
Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson has cautioned that amid the Ogden rate change and inflationary pressures, current motor rates are “surprisingly low and unsustainable”.
Bowmark Capital-backed Iprism Underwriting Agency has completed a group restructuring including a pre-pack administration of its holding company for £329,300, writing off tens of millions of debt.
Allianz reported operating profit of £100m for the year to date in its Q3 results, with its combined operating ratio slipping to 96.5% from 95.7% at the half year.
In a week that was dominated by personal injury fracas, the revelation that Thomas Cook self-insured against all but the “very largest” PI claims may well take the cake for biggest botch up.
A government scheme due to be set up to pay the personal injury claims of Thomas Cook customers is unlikely to be sufficient to provide claimants with full compensation and may be open to abuse if appropriate safeguards aren’t put in place, lawyers have…
Exclusive: Axa has ceased writing its blockchain-enabled automatic flight delay product Fizzy, citing low market appetite and inadequate distribution channels.
RSA UK has booked £8m in restructuring charges for the third quarter, as overall the group reported its operating profit was up.
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Cyber has been long-touted as offering insurers and brokers a huge opportunity in commercial lines – from SMEs to corporates. But as individual consumers become ever more aware of their vulnerability to data breaches and cyber attacks, an equally large…
2018 was a volatile year for Asian insurers with the majority of them posting declines in gross written premium or sluggish growth. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, explains the challenges they are facing.
There is a growing list of failed unrated insurers that continue to hit the headlines. Dean Bedford, underwriting director at CLS Risk Solutions, asks what is the answer to the unrated conundrum? Is unrated always bad, who is responsible and who pays the…