London market specialists Northdoor has identified three key factors that will shape the start-ups market in 2011.
The former boss of online commercial insurance broker Xbridge Tony Deacon is poised to return to the market with a similar venture, after his new business received the regulatory green light just before Christmas.
Towergate's charity work is part of the company's "corporate DNA" according to founder and chairman Peter Cullum, who has been made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's New Year honours list.
The length of time it takes the Financial Services Authority to grant firms permission to expand their businesses has more than doubled in the last year.
Barbican has obtained conditional approval from Lloyd’s and the Financial Services Authority to act as a managing agency at Lloyd’s.
Barbados-based Aliseo Reinsurance SCC today announced its entry into the global retrocession market with an initial capitalization of $300m.
A former managing director at Oval is set to target disgruntled account executives within consolidators through the launch of a start-up.
Momentum - a support and development service for new and existing brokers - has been launched by the ex-MD of Oval Insurance Broking, Howard Pepper.
Independent broking network Ten Insurance has unveiled a new operating model which will allow its members to retain up to 75% more commission.
Brit may have taken its time in naming a new UK CEO, but now Ray Cox is in place he tells Jonathan Swift he is eager to build on his forerunner's legacy.
R&Q Managing Agency has announced that it has received approval from Lloyd’s to form a new syndicate on behalf of Assuranceforeningen Skuld, the Oslo headquartered P&I Club.
Intermediary Besso has revealed it timed the launch of its managing general agent to coincide with a new wave of MGAs in the London market.
Start-up trade credit managing general agent Equinox Global has outlined plans to move into Europe, Asia and the US, following its official launch this week.
The former Axa customer experience director Paul Meehan has revealed he will bide his time before deciding what he wants to do having left the insurer last week.
Paul Meehan is considering his options after exiting Axa Insurance just over two years after he was recruited by former chief executive Philippe Maso as customer experience director.
The founder and chairman of direct insurer Esure Peter Wood has revealed that 2014 is the earliest that it will launch an initial public offering.
When Patrick Snowball headed to Brisbane to take the reins at Suncorp, many in the UK industry were surprised. Jonathan Swift finds out why he took this particular job offer and his plans for his tenure.
A new legal process outsourcing firm is in trials with "a number" of insurers and brokers to capture third-party personal injury claims.
Delta Claims Services is set to extend its presence to the south of England, while hinting at a move into the property market.
Lord Sheikh is set to return to the market with two new public limited companies.
As reported in The Daily Telegraph this week, Towergate's Peter Cullum has warned that too many businesses are "traumatised" by the recession and are failing to prepare for the future, and that now is the time to be planning "transformational changes…
Welsh broker Moorhouse is to launch its first business under Moorhouse Enterprise, set up to support the next generation of broker start-ups.
Reinsurance broker establishes Saudi Arabia subsidiary which has been licensed by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) to provide reinsurance brokerage services across the Kingdom.
White Oak Underwriting Agency has commenced underwriting, initially targetting the 'automobile and mobile equipment industries'.