Brightside has decided to put car and van managing general agent Kitsune into run-off less than two years after it was launched, CEO Brendan McCafferty has revealed.
The Financial Conduct Authority has cautioned brokers and managing general agents not to assume someone is “fit and proper” for roles under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime, with the expectation being that “some” staff will not meet standards.
Tom Downey, CEO of Pen Underwriting, sets out why data quality is the key battleground of today that no-one in the insurance industry can afford to lose.
After an Excel error was blamed for 16,000 coronavirus cases being missed by the Track and Trace scheme, Covernet business development director Jim Campbell considers how insurers, brokers and managing general agents can avoid their own ‘Excel hell’.
The administrators of bankrupt Danish insurer Alpha are embroiled in a legal battle with UK-based J&M Insurance Services over £3.9m in premiums collected by the UK firm in the months leading up to unrated carrier’s collapse in May 2018.
Randall & Quilter grew its managing general agent relationships to 36 by the end of the first half of the year, the firm has revealed.
Ardonagh’s CEO of MGA Binders and Facilities Derek Coles spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about being subscale in Ardonagh, MGAs' need for differentiation, the Rural buy and future acquisition targets.
Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.
Ardonagh has bought managing general agent Thames Underwriting for an undisclosed sum adding £20m in gross written premium to the business.
A hard market is traditionally where specialist insurers and forward-thinking capacity providers thrive. As such Floodflash co-founder Ian Bartholomew is confident new resilient insurance businesses will emerge from the post-pandemic economic downturn
After a rigorous week interviewing rising insurance stars up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2020 Claims Apprentice.
For the 35th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior insurance managers to discuss how productive staff have been since Covid-19 lockdown, and whether it has changed as restrictions have eased?
Pukka-owner Freedom Services Group has teamed up with private equity firm Envest and others to launch Stella Insurance, a digital managing general agent providing female-centric motor insurance in Australia.
Virtual Roundtable: Has Covid-19 helped speed up the digitalisation of insurance customer communications?’
Post gathered a group of experts together for an interactive digital roundtable at which we discussed how insurers and their partners can maximise satisfaction, despite policyholders being in lockdown; and build long-standing relationships that will…
With a hardening market, competition for capacity will intensify for managing general agents. As MGAs face new challenges and opportunities ahead Peter Goodman, CEO and founder of Aventus, asks if digitisation will become a regulatory requirement post…
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?
For the 32nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel to discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent.
Arag has posted a 14.7% rise in turnover to £14.1m for the year to 31 December 2019.
A series of CPD knowledge learning opportunities that can be used to accrue reading time. The pass rate is 80%.
Capacity Place, an online marketplace for insurance programme capacity launched last week, could “massively shorten” the amount of time it takes to initiate and complete programme transactions, according to its CEO Marco Del Carlo.
A survey of the Managing General Agents' Association has found that despite the increased use of video conferencing services during the Covid-19 lockdown, managing general agents are keen to get back to face-to-face meetings.
Danish unrated insurer Gefion will enter solvent liquidation as the Danish regulator has chosen to withdraw its license, the insurer has said.
In the 30th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the future holds for managing general agents.
Primary Group has bought back a majority stake in UK General Insurance having sold the business to private equity house JC Flowers in 2017.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – 'The Last Word' with Pie Insurance CEO John Swigart and Shift Technology CEO Jeremy Jawish
In the 26th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together two start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, to provide the last word on the rankings.