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Market responds to Gallagher ending business with Towergate

Development comes just over a week after Towergate confirmed it is up for sale and has cash flow issues.

Broker | 27 Nov 2014

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Ecclesiastical takes Carroll from Towergate

Insurer unveils new regional director for the North.

Insurer | 27 Nov 2014


Allianz extends branch network

Central and East region created by insurer as part of investment into branch network.

Insurer | 27 Nov 2014

balance sheet

Hasting's GWP rises by 20% to £359.8m

Profit before tax also rises by 31% to £51.8m for the first nine months of 2014.

Insurer | 27 Nov 2014


Axa Assistance launches new motor product

Policy provides cover for financial losses in the event of motor write-off claims.

Insurer | 27 Nov 2014

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Mergers and acquisitions predicted for MGAs

Survey finds flexible business models cited as the top reason for success.

Insurer | 27 Nov 2014

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Thistle takes six from Towergate

Slew of senior hires for JLT-owned Thistle and Compass businesses.

People | 27 Nov 2014

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Brokerbility adds Spence Insurance Services in Scotland

West Lothian-broker takes membership up to 36.

Broker | 27 Nov 2014

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Axa moves to increase clarity for customers

Insurer will provide brokers with documents explaining the claims process to customers.

Insurer | 27 Nov 2014


Nine arrested over £450,000 household insurance claims

Claims are believed to have been either repeated, exaggerated or made up.

Insurer | 26 Nov 2014

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Anscombe targets buying specialist brokers following funding deal

Seventeen Group to expand in specialist lines after securing finance arrangements with Clydesdale Bank.

Broker | 26 Nov 2014

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Towergate bondholders add debt restructuring specialists to team

Peter Cullum and Andy Homer could also be set to swoop.

Broker | 26 Nov 2014

Microsoft's Windows 8 remote desktop software for iOS and Android allows for use of the OS' inbuilt keyboards

Acturis passes the 12,000 user mark

Software provider says more brokers set to convert to its technology.

Broker | 26 Nov 2014


Broker Network says it remains a "dominant force”

Towergate-owned network insists trading position is “good” following £55m valuation drop.

Broker | 26 Nov 2014

Fleet cars

Covéa to grow its commercial offering

The insurer will launch its first fleet product next year.

Insurer | 25 Nov 2014

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