Reporter, Insurance Age
Aara became part of the Insurance Age team in spring 2019, and since then has covered a myriad of stories, ranging from what Insurtech means for brokers to the liquidation of Gibraltarian insurer, Lamp.
Aside from work Aara spends time reading, listening to cheesy music and seeing friends.
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Graeme Newman, chief innovation officer at CFC, said cyber risks are "still the same old risk, just presented in a new way".
Stuttard will be based in Blackburn, Lancashire and, in addition to his Towergate role, also worked as regional manager at Swinton.
Research from Ecclesiastical shows that brokers working for national networks are significantly more likely to experience a mental health issue than brokers working for regional and provincial brokers.
C-Quence will launch its P&C suite in January using Cytora’s property API to connect data such as property and location to each P&C submission.
Brokers and customers will be able to track repairs online using a bespoke reporting platform.
Zurich will maintain control of pricing while Applied Systems will support connectivity, quoting and data exchange between Zurich, brokers and policyholders.
Former Lloyd's CEO, Inga Beale, called on brokers to examine policy wordings for gender bias.
Deal forms part of the broker’s strategy to increase its presence in North Wales.
Barton departed Jelf in March 2019 after 16 years with the business.
Behavioural economist, Mark Pittaccio, said that having a conversation with a broker is a shortcut for clients, as they may not read the entirety of their insurance policy wordings.
The executive chairman of the Una Alliance told conference attendees that they need to ensure they understand changing buying decisions and new types of consumer.
Deal sees CIG join the group's existing Carroll Holman Insurance Brokers business in London.
Ryan Georgiades, chairman of Plan Group, has listed several business lines that it might be interested in buying a broker in, this included niche leisure, motor, travel, home and commercial property.