It is early days yet, but new CEO Amanda Blanc is certainly talking the talk when it comes to turning around Aviva. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift outlines where the battle could be won when it comes to her being considered a success or…
With Broker Network returning to the fold, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on why Ardonagh Group is looking Back to the Future as its plots post pandemic growth.
The insurance sector is working to improve diversity but how is it changing beyond having conversations?
Blog: When is a consolidator, not a consolidator? The question Barton, Jelf and Reid’s Partners& hopes to answer
This week saw the launch of new broking business Partners&, bringing together a quintet of players to form a business which is positioning itself as distinctly anti-consolidator. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift looks at what this means; and…
Following the cancellation of Biba 2020 – a key meeting point for intermediaries - Sian Barton calls on brokers to use the sector’s famous relationships to push through this crisis.
We’re already seeing travel cover suspended and confirmation BI isn’t covered for Covid-19. What might this mean for the future of insurance and trust in the sector?
The sad fall of Staveley Head causes Siân Barton to pause and ask ‘when did this last happen to a broker?'
Ida Axling predicts further changes on the networks scene after Marsh Commercial combines its three propositions.
As Biba focuses on improving access to insurance in its manifesto, commissioning editor Laurence Eastham considers where changes will occur in 2020.
Editor, Siân Barton, considers how the insurance space has launched into 2020 and looks back to a thread from 2019 that should be picked up again this year.
Simon Matson has finally apologised after comments he made about exiting employees, described as racist and abusive were highlighted in court papers, but is it enough?
Following her news analysis on sexism and harassment in the regional broker space Ida Axling reflects on her own experiences.
As Marsh rebrands Jelf, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the passing of another name heavily associated with noughties broker consolidation
Aara Syed questions how far insurance has come in its treatment of women.
Commissioning editor Laurence Eastham reflects on his first month in the insurance industry.
Once upon a time you could not keep Cobra out of the news. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on how the business regrouped almost by stealth to become the latest important part of the PIB growth story.
Siân Barton urges the sector to sign up to the three Insurance Cares pledges to help vulnerable customers with dementia.
Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift mulls whether insurance broking needs to go back to its beginnings to find the right blend for future success.
In an excellent piece in The Times last month was a reference to a suggestion – that renewal invitations should in fact have three prices on them.
The frustration is that insurance has so much to be proud of.
Ah, the pre-Budget blog. Where nothing is wrong and nothing is right because it’s all ifs, buts and maybes in the exciting game of “imagine if”.
As this year's Dive In Festival takes place, Ida Axling calls on the industry to change its ways.
Emmanuel Kenning looks at a lack of professionalism so eye watering and stupid that frankly it burns.
The ABI’s latest research on insurance fraud in the UK did not use the phrase “ghost broking” but it did reference a fraudster being jailed for selling fake motor insurance policies.