The Canadian Competition Bureau has gained a court order to progress a civil investigation into alleged anti-competitive conduct by Applied Systems and its affiliates.
Aviva has reported a 20% boost in UK personal lines to £2.15bn, as commercial lines also rose to £2.39bn from £2.15bn in Q3 2022.
Direct Commercial has launched its portal giving brokers more functionality and accessibility to the MGA’s services.
Based in Bristol, Emily Kenna, founder and director, started Sense Risk Solutions in 2019 with the aim of educating clients on what insurance is best for them.
Rokstone has launched a sports and prize indemnity division with an exclusive facility from Allianz Commercial.
Three out of five (62%) high net worth collectors are worried that their collections and art are underinsured, according to insurer Ecclesiastical.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has maintained plans to keep general insurance brokers’ contribution to zero this year, and forecast that this will remain the case in the 2024/25 financial year.
The average price of motor insurance increased by 29% in the third quarter of 2023, compared to the same time in 2022, reaching a record level £561, according to the Association of British Insurers’ Motor Premium Tracker.
Arch Insurance International has taken a team from Aon after an agreement to acquire some assets of its intellectual property liability managing general agent business.
UK insurers are expected to end this year reporting strong overall premium income growth ahead of further, but slowing, expansion in 2024 and 2025, according to EY.
The Broker Investment Group has secured a 49% stake in Sale Insurance Services, an insurance broker based in Sale, Manchester.
Becky Morris founded Centricity, based in Horsham, West Sussex in October 2021 with Financial Conduct Authority authorisation following in February 2022. The business won the Start-up Broker Award at the recent UK Broker Awards.
Verlingue has relaunched its Lloyd’s and London market arm after rebranding NBJ London Markets and announcing several senior hires.
Momentum Broker Solutions is on track to reach the £100m gross written premiums milestone by the end of 2024, which is a year ahead of target, according to Howard Pepper, its founder and managing director.