GRP’s chief people officer Craig Pocock explains why it’s important for brokers to plan for the new Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
Andrew Draycott will take on the role of Ed Broking CEO once its acquisition by Besso owner BGC Partners is complete, while the specialty, wholesale and reinsurance broker has also revealed plans to open a Bermuda office.
Charity nominations and mayoral perambulations
Over the past 40 years business risks have moved from mainly tangible to predominately intangible Sinéad Browne, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty chief regions and markets officer, urges companies and insurers to tackle this weak spot in risk…
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
The Ardonagh Group cut down on its losses for the first nine months of the year, down to £48.9m compared to £92.7m in 2017.
Broker Sure Thing has grown its policy count by 12.8%, while making an operating loss of £1.9m in its fourth year of trading.
Harris Balcombe has seen investment from three equity partners to bolster its growth plans.
Broking group Bollington Wilson has relocated to Manchester and aims to boost its headcount by 100.
Marsh and JLT’s specialty operations will rebrand as Marsh-JLT Specialty once the acquisition has closed.
CBL Insurance’s administrators had been working on a restructuring proposal, but the firm has been placed into liquidation.
Thousands of insurance transactions happen over the web every day but with recent Google updates are insurers website as secure as they could be asks Mike Still, chairman of Trustify and of Business in the Community’s Business Emergency Resilience Group.
The Ardonagh Group is taking on $225m (£176m) of additional debt as it acquires Swinton.
Axa has appointed Amelie Breitburd as its chief financial officer for the UK and Ireland.
Crispin Moger, CEO for Marmalade, is a trained Lawn Tennis Association tennis coach
AM Best’s ranking of Asia-Pacific non-life insurers remains dominated by the same companies as last year, writes director of analytics Chi-Yeung Lok, noting the market characteristics of mature and emerging markets stay as disparate as ever
A new telematics provider is about to enter the motor insurance market, targeting the lower-premium segment, beyond just young drivers.
An insurance apprenticeship caught Max Jones’s eye when he finished his A Levels and hard work since means he has already progressed to claims technician at BHIB Insurance Brokers
Gallagher's second acquisition of the year is South Coast broker Portmore, with more to follow this year
Gallagher has made regional commercial broker, Portmore, its second acquisition of the year for an undisclosed amount.
The total premium either written or controlled by the London company market has risen to £26.31bn – a 16% increase – according to the International Underwriting Authority's new statistics report.
The Ardonagh Group has agreed to sell Direct Group’s claims businesses to loss adjuster Davies for up to £36m.
Cincinnati Financial has reached an agreement to acquire Munich Re subsidiary MSP Underwriting for £102m – a deal that we see them enter the Lloyd’s market for the first time.
Insurers and brokers are trying to pinpoint the risks posed by increasingly complex supply chains, writes Phil Wall, head of risk engineering UK, Ireland, Middle East & Africa at HDI Global, calling for market collaboration to signpost ways forward.
Ageas has restructured its senior management, resulting in the departure of insurance CEO François-Xavier Boisseau as well as other senior figures.