hard market

Aston Lark's Peter Blanc on relevance and opportunity

Aston Lark group CEO Peter Blanc assesses why the market can’t just continue to offer the same old products, tweaked to be one step ahead of the next best, with cover for intangible assets coming to the fore along with the need to have challenging…

Q&A: Randall Goss and James Begley, Oxford Insurance Group

Post caught up with Randall Goss, chair and CEO of parent company US Risk, and James Begley, chief operating officer of Oxford Insurance Group, to track how the offering was formed, its growth, expansion and acquisition targets. The pair also share their…

Interview: Mark Allan, Ki

Lloyd’s first algorithmically driven syndicate Ki began trading on 1/1 this year. Jonathan Swift caught up with its CEO Mark Allan to discuss early progress, its plans to integrate brokers on its platform with APIs and why it should not be simply…

Interview: Rob Gibbs, RSA

Having worked at RSA for more than two decades, commercial managing director Rob Gibbs has certainly seen his fair share of the business, both in the UK and overseas. He speaks to Jonathan Swift about his latest challenge, navigating a newly combined…

Biba unveils 'resilience' theme for 2021 manifesto

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched its 2021 manifesto with the heading of ‘Resilience’ as it highlighted the ways it said brokers can help as the UK adapts to a post-pandemic normal after Brexit.

Q&A: Max Carter, New Dawn Risk

Formed in 2008, New Dawn Risk grew to handle £81m of premium last year. It started 2021 by looking to target UK regional brokers for the first time. Founder Max Carter reviews the growth of the company and explains why now is the right time for the firm…

Intelligence: Hard market times are here

For the first time in a generation a hard market is truly here to stay. As many start to learn what this really means, Post takes a look at the impact on the market and how risk management might make the difference when it comes to coverage.

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