One year on a Freedom of Information of request from Insurance Age reveals the timeline of events.
He takes the role from business founder James Hall who has become CEO.
CEO planning steady expansion of branch network in 2019.
Experts worry it could lead to “surge pricing” but see positives too including transparency and flexibility.
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Group looking at more buys as well as organic growth and international expansion.
May was all about the collapse of Alpha. Aviva pulling agency with GRP also caught brokers' interest along with Amazon's potential insurance plans.
Turnover and profits rise as the broker sees progress across the board.
Darren Murphy explores how large M&A in the broker sector filters down into the regions.
But broker warns of the threat of underinsurance if the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement as businesses stockpile.
Fairchild credited with giving the network back the strength with insurers that it “lost during the Towergate years”.
The market has also been keen to learn more, via sister site Insurance Hound, about business interruption, Brexit and construction plant theft.
In the main, the news of Amanda Blanc's move from Axa to Zurich dominated the headlines in April. Brokers were also particularly interested in the FCA's warning round renewal transparency, Towergate's financial results for 2017 and Jelf, which made its…
Stride will distribute the policy to brokers by delegated authority.
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Fairchild led the Network for four and a half years and will be succeeded by Des O’Connor.
Michael Rea said the brand would remain for the foreseeable future as he discusses Gallagher’s last deal of 2018.
78% called for a ban on insurance firms charging higher prices for renewals than new business.
The business will trade as a managing general agent and has been backed by Munich Re Digital Partners.
The business has offices in London and Bordon and it's Stackhouse's fifth deal of 2018.
The move follows its acquisition by BGC Partners in October.
As we moved into spring brokers were interested in the names of the top five most complained about insurers, Axa inking a $15bn deal with XL, the collapse of CBL and Alpha as well as mergers and acquisitions.
A former Wrightsure associate director has joined the Gauntlet team to head up an Essex office focusing on bus and coach insurance.
The shortest month of the year kicked off with brokers complaining about SSP, early reports of Allianz expressing interest in buying XL Group, InsurTech start-ups and GDPR.