The sale of A-Plan to Howden is believed to be valued at up to £700m.
Experts predict the regulator's proposals to ban dual pricing will have "unintended consequences" and lead to reduced competition for new business, but agree the measures are a positive outcome for consumers.
Biba says the scheme, which is underwritten by A+ rated capacity, will allow its members to easily access cover for small businesses, global operators and large fleets.
Carl Shuker will continue to lead the personal lines specialist.
Regulator to collect data from any firms setting prices, including brokers, as it calls on the industry to co-operate to tackle the loyalty penalty.
The travel provider has settled with the national paper over “untrue” allegations it published in November 2018.
The diversity and inclusion festival, which begins today, has done research that found firms should pay closer attention to D&I in times of crisis.
The administrator’s progress report said the business was later sold to One Sure for £75,000 as fitness of former directors is investigated as statutory measure.
The product is underwritten by Axa and the wholesale broker says it has removed “non-essential” cover in order to offer a more affordable option.
Experts discuss next steps for brokers, industry reputation and expectations from clients after the High Court delivered an outcome that differed across the policy wordings under scrutiny.
Move comes after the court ruled in favour of policyholders in relation to one of QBE’s policy wordings as well as Marsh’s Resilience wording.
Consolidator makes Dublin-based Crotty Insurance Brokers its Irish hub as it announces plans to make further deals in the Republic of Ireland.
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Broker trade body says it hopes the industry can move on following the High Court's decision yesterday and that any appeal will be “sorted out quickly” for the sake of policyholders.
Government body says Ardonagh and Bennetts have five working days to address the CMA’s concerns, after it found that the merged company would face “only little competition” from other much smaller motorcycle insurance specialists.
MD Simon Mabb, along with the Night Time Industries Association, says he is both “pleased and frustrated” at the ruling from the High Court, as he notes Hiscox claims have been deemed legitimate, but the QBE result is “still unclear”.
The High Court has ruled that the majority of businesses who held business interruption insurance and were forced to close could be entitled to be compensated by the insurers.
Software house says Tasker moved its retail broking business across during the Covid-19 lockdown, with part of its product distribution for the underwriting business set to follow later this year.
Body urges industry to work on product governance, improving advice processes and establishing an approach to pandemics.
The society looks at the long-term financial and economic impact of the pandemic as it reveals its plans for the next year.
Covernet’s Jim Campbell explains what algorithms can do for brokers.
CEO Jacquie Boast says the business uncovered fraudulent behaviour at Fresh, which it bought in 2018, while undertaking its recent change programme and has filed a high court claim for up to £25m.
The changes follow redundancies and the consolidation of some centres following the promotion of Jacquie Boast to CEO in early 2020.
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