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Richard Coleman confirmed as MD of Zurich UK commercial broker

Coleman stepped into the role on an interim basis after Dave Smith was promoted to CEO of UKGI operation.

Insurer | 31 Oct 2014

Three shrubs in a row each larger than the other

Profits grow for Aon in Q3

Global profits hit $309m as revenue from international market also increases to $659m.

Broker | 31 Oct 2014


Direct Line commercial GWP falls

Gross written premiums drop despite growth in number of in-force policies over third quarter of 2014.

Insurer | 31 Oct 2014

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Arista appoints Kevin Earnshaw as senior development underwriter

Earnshaw joins from Aviva to develop new business and manage existing clients.

Insurer | 31 Oct 2014


UK General expects GWP to rise by 15% this year

Insurer says changing market means more brokers asking for help to design products.

Insurer | 30 Oct 2014

Gavel and money

Profits up at Arc Legal

Turnover and policy count rise at provider.

Insurer | 30 Oct 2014


Aviva improves UK COR as premium totals fall

Insurer cites disciplined underwriting as driving performance.

Insurer | 30 Oct 2014

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LV teams up with Jelf

Jelf makes LV strategic partner for commercial and personal lines products.

Insurer | 30 Oct 2014


RUP Commercial rebrands as Century Underwriting

Commercial motor MGA aims to expand portfolio.

Insurer | 30 Oct 2014


Lorica recruits Larkin and Smith to head office team

Broker also makes two appointments in Leeds branch.

Broker | 29 Oct 2014


Sharon Bishop appointed CEO at Close Brothers Premium Finance

Janet Wilson departs the firm.

Broker | 29 Oct 2014

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Skills shortages rise for general insurance businesses

The industry believes it can still compete globally despite recruitment problems.

Insurer | 29 Oct 2014


Video: Sneak preview of the Autumn Sentiment Survey

Take an early look at the results of Insurance Age’s broker-only survey.

Insurer | 29 Oct 2014 | screening image

A J Gallagher chief executive Patrick Gallagher

Gallagher reveals $200m broking profit worldwide

Group integration costs for acquisitions comes in at $40.6m for year to date.

Broker | 29 Oct 2014

Neon open sign

Brunel opens in Manchester

Broker plans to expand in the city as it opens office specialising in professional indemnity.

Broker | 29 Oct 2014

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