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Wheatley regrets "shoot first" line

The FCA chief executive appears at hearing following the Davis Report.

Broker | 27 Jan 2015

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Cannabis farmer jailed for insurance fraud

Essex-based electrician found with £14,000 of cannabis plants at his home when arrested on suspicion of insurance fraud.

Insurer | 27 Jan 2015


Bennett Christmas buys book of business from Howden

The broker plans to grow to £20m in the next three years.

Broker | 27 Jan 2015

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Brendan McManus in rumoured £199m Chaucer deal

Reports suggest that former Gallagher retail CEO has teamed up with Apollo to buy insurer’s £199m motor book.

Broker | 27 Jan 2015

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Axa targets South-west and Wales growth with new appointments

Insurer adds property owners and professional indemnity expertise with double hire from RSA and Franklands Insurance.

Insurer | 27 Jan 2015

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Compass hires two to motor fleet business

Darren Grodent and Patrick Bartlett both have experience of the London market.

Broker | 27 Jan 2015


Fewer complaints to the FOS in final quarter of 2014

Ombudsman reports fewer new cases in PPI and across car, motorcycle, buildings, travel and contents insurance.

Insurer | 27 Jan 2015


Lonmar takes HNW specialist from Aon

New recruit to focus on existing books and new business drive.

Broker | 27 Jan 2015


Heads of sales and claims leave Das

Provider's restructure impacts claims and HR departments.

Insurer | 26 Jan 2015


TEn Insurance reports strong 2014

Network states it had a 24.5% rise in GWP and over 20 new members.

Broker | 26 Jan 2015


Video: Blink on supporting broker growth

Richard Harrison, joint managing director of Blink Intermediary Solutions meets Insurance Age editor Emmanuel Kenning.

Broker | 26 Jan 2015 | screening image

Future Next Exit

Stuart Williams and Grant Scott exit Cowens

Duo leave to focus on Evolve, a broker training and insurance advocacy service.

Broker | 23 Jan 2015


Former RSA Ireland CEO takes insurer to tribunal

Philip Smith alleges constructive dismissal concerning his resignation in November 2013.

Insurer | 23 Jan 2015


Marian Evans joins Thomas Carroll Group

Evans to head up the new special risks division after joining from NFU Mutual.

Broker | 23 Jan 2015

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Future trends: How tech will impact broking

Jean Lassignardie, Capgemini’s Global Financial Services' chief sales and marketing officer, takes a look at the trends we’re likely to see in 2015.

Broker | 23 Jan 2015

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