Advantage Financial Services, a bond and insurance broker specialising in the travel sector, has acquired Cork, Bays & Fisher from Kingfisher Insurance Services.
Insurance Age caught up with McGill and Partners to find out more about its sponsorship of the Kings Cross Steelers.
Gallagher has appointed Nick Harris as CEO of its UK & Ireland retail division, moving across from Marsh.
Start-up fleet broking specialist Hummingbird Insurance Services is aiming to create a sustainable motor portfolio that runs at an industry-leading loss ratio.
Miller has launched a global parametric team headed by Alice Glenister in London.
Bravo Networks has launched Bravo Digital Trader, with Zurich writing the first policy.
With a new-look senior commercial lines team in place, brokers must hope RSA is done with chopping and changing at the top. Jonathan Swift assesses what the future might hold now dates have been set for the NIG integration.
Sheldon Mills, executive director of consumers and competition at the Financial Conduct Authority, has promised to use all regulatory tools at the watchdog’s disposal in an update on progress for multi-occupancy buildings insurance.
Motor insurance has remained in the top five most-complained-about products with buildings insurance also joining the list, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service as it released data for October to December last year.
Molly White, a commercial account handler at ProAktive, part of the Clear Group, offers us a window into her life outside of insurance.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has appointed Iprism Underwriting to provide members with access to a high value home insurance scheme, Insurance Age can reveal.
The administrator of MCE Insurance has received £155.7m in unsecured claims from trade and expense creditors with the figure ballooning from £32.3m, the latest progress report has revealed.
Axa’s withdrawal from the motorbike market next month has again raised questions about a potential capacity crunch for those brokers insuring two-wheelers. Saxon East explores what effect this and other trends are having on the sector.
On this different numerical day, Emmanuel Kenning takes a look at two sets of intriguing stats from the past month.
The Financial Conduct Authority has committed to carrying out enforcement cases more quickly as it opened a consultation on a “step change” in being more transparent when opening an investigation into a firm.
Sustain’s founder Jonathan Evans aims to make a difference to environmental, social and corporate governance in the broking space.
Founder and managing director of short-term cover specialist GoShorty, Andy Moody, discusses the key actions for brokers looking to grow their direct sales channel.
Allianz has been growing in SME business and will push ahead further with smaller brokers this year alongside targeting growth in mid-market, according to UK CEO Colm Holmes.
Brokers can’t afford to be mere bystanders in understanding the upgraded cyber rules of GDPR, and the benefits and process involved in being SOC 2 compliant. Simon Hughes, VP and general manager at Cowbell, explains.
Aon’s $13.4bn (£10.6bn) purchase of NFP has passed a crucial test in the US, with the transaction still expected to close in the middle of this year.
Moving into the UK with the purchase of Lexham is part of a plan to build Europe’s premier two-wheels specialist broker, rather than the start of a buying frenzy as a new consolidator, April Group leaders have confirmed.