Many view apprenticeships as an obstacle to overcome or avoid but Rachael Gillett, chief people officer at BGL Group, reminds the sector that many existing employees started their successful careers this way.
Software house SSP expects to have finalised its restructuring consultation before Christmas.
Global broker Marsh has unveiled a ream of senior people moves, effective once the JLT deal has completed.
Prestige Insurance Holdings, which owns Northern Irish personal lines broker Abbey Insurance, has reached an agreement to acquire Autoline Insurance.
RSA Group has named Neil Strickland as director of its new commercial customer experience following its restructure last month.
Broking group GRP made a loss of £20m for the financial year ended 31 March 2018, in a year that saw it acquire fifteen businesses.
GRP CEO of broking, Mike Bruce has been promoted to group managing director.
At a time of year when good cheer to all men is encouraged and Scrooge is forgiven all his wicked ways and most of the world has been out enjoying their Christmas parties (I know we have), it appears the insurance world is still seen as the Grinch.
Adelaide, the owner of Finch and ICB Group, is looking to acquisitive growth as it aims to increase its revenue across Europe by 150% by 2022.
Helen Bancroft, liability manager, and Stuart Toal, casualty account manager, explain why insurance professionals need to work closely with employers to ensure they are prepared for more workplace inequality claims
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.