RSA has completed the purchase of Irish personal lines broker 123 Money for a sum in excess of £54m.
A-Plan has strengthened its regional presence with the opening of a new branch in Poole, Dorset.
Go Compare has reported a £12m profit during the 2009 financial year following the £4m loss recorded for 2008.
Online insurance is now a massive part of the industry. Post gathered a number of industry figures together to discuss what drives a customer to buy a policy online or abort and seek a quote elsewhere. Jonathan Swift reports.
Aviva's new chief underwriting officer Axel Schmidt has revealed a wide-ranging plan to broaden its risk appetite by concentrating on areas it is currently under strength in, including local authority insurance.
Comparison site Go Compare has added 82 new insurance brands to its panels in the last year.
Allianz reported gross written premium was up 4.4% to £411.3m (2009 Q1: £393.8m) over same period in 2009.
Doncaster-based broker One Call insurance has become the latest intermediary to set up its own risk carrying captive insurer, Post has learnt.
RSA UK chief executive Adrian Brown has said the insurer's swingeing job cuts last year meant it was "ahead of the curve" in responding to the tough economic conditions.
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Tesco Bank has partnered with RSA to provide underwriting and claims management for Tesco pet insurance in the UK.
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Ian Meyer, a director at Capita Insurance Distribution, is poised to leave the firm to set up his own brokerage, Post has learnt.
Capita company Thornside has named Mark Outing as its new key account relationship manager.
Online motor insurer Swiftcover is building a new multi-million pound operations centre in Stockton, Teesside, bringing an expected 350 extra jobs to the area over the next three years.
The Green Insurance Company is to expand its personal lines portfolio with a range of environmentally conscious pet insurance products.
Capita Insurance Services has revealed plans to enter the travel insurance sector before the end of the year.
The Green Insurance Company is to expand into its personal lines portfolio with the introduction of a range of environmentally conscious pet insurance products.
Capita Insurance Services is poised to add to its growing stock of personal lines business, with Cambridgeshire-based broker Sureterm Direct a target for the firm, Post has learnt.
The Association of British Insurers has welcomed the government's decision to abandon plans to introduce compulsory insurance for all dog owners, but warned that the insurance industry has not heard the last of the issue.
Capita Insurance Services company Thornside has extended its pet insurance deal with Shop Direct to include online cover via Littlewoods and Very.
Thornside, the pet insurance division of Capita Insurance Distribution, is to work with Home Retail Group to provide and administer its new pet insurance programme in Ireland.
The Association of British Insurers has slammed government proposals to introduce compulsory third-party dog insurance in the UK.
Environment Secretary Hilary Benn said: "There is a lot of public concern about dog attacks, including the recent tragic deaths of young children, and about the rise in the number of so-called status dogs used to intimidate or threaten people."