Jelf chief executive Alex Alway speaks to Stephanie Denton about market speculation, Quinn, consolidation and why he still has a lot to learn about insurance.
Aviva's UK general insurance boss has hailed its quarter one results as a sign the business has turned a corner.
The Forum of Private Business has given a cautious welcome to the appointment of the new Prime Minister, David Cameron, and his stated intention to form a coalition government between his party and the Liberal Democrats.
With this year's Biba conference being held in the capital, Post thought it appropriate to ask a number of companies traditionally more associated with the London market why they are exhibiting and what they hope to get out of the event.This week we talk…
Online SME commercial insurance specialist Xbridge has appointed Jason Stockwood as its new CEO.
Commercial insurance aggregator Coverzones has shut up shop less than two years after it commenced trading in June 2008.
Fortis has revamped its liability product for the self-employed. Semploy Extra, which has been launched following a comprehensive review of its existing Semploy offering, will be available for new and existing clients from 31 May.
According to Defaqto’s latest report into commercial SME Insurance, almost a quarter of products available in the office and retailers market are now available online.
Axa Insurance has made a number of specialist appointments to underpin its growth plans in the SME sector and its ambitions in the mid-corporate market.
Property and casualty insurer Markel International, has recruited Mike Bridgeman to head the development of accident and health business within its specialty division.
Axa Insurance is targeting £150m in new business by the end of 2012, after launching its mid-corporate offering to market.
Nearly two thirds of businesses (65%) are “concerned” or “very concerned” about the potential impact of a hung parliament, according to the British Chambers of Commerce’s latest monthly business survey.
Insurance quotes generated by Open GI’s market-leading E-Aggregator solution have risen above two million per day.
The SME sector may well be worth £9bn, but for non-insurance brands it is proving a tough affinity market to crack. Alistair Hardie explains how micro-commercial can be made profitable for all.
Quinn Insurance wrote to brokers outlining plans to grow its UK business days before the insurance group was banned from writing any new business there, according to reports this morning.
The Conservative Party today reiterated its view that Labour’s plan for anyone earning over £20 000 to pay more tax - and employers more on all jobs paid over £5700 - will hit small businesses especially hard, and kill off the recovery.
The Labour Party yesterday pledged to help support small businesses and recognize the need to promote entrepreneurs with the publication of its manifesto.
Groupama Insurances has appointed risk management survey provider, Riskstop to provide their commercial policyholders with an end to end risk management solution - from initial risk management surveys through to ensuring the requirements identified are…
Ex-NIG senior underwriter, Chris Page, has been hired in the same role at APC.
Maurizio Castelli, Managing Director for Italy at XL Insurance answers Post Europe's questions.
Ace has launched five new accident and health products on its UK broker e-commerce platform.
NIG has appointed seven area underwriting managers.
SSP director Richard Crocker has accused the insurance industry of dragging its feet on the development of a sophisticated online channel for commercial lines.
Brokers are well placed to take advantage of e-trading to win a greater share of business in the small to medium-sized enterprise sector, Brit distribution director Simon Cooter has claimed.