Hancock is set to step down in 2020 after three years at the insurance market.
Motor broker MCL relocates and registers Irish operation to Swords, Dublin to enable it to continue trading as normal following UK’s EU exit.
Williams, previously group SME director at Circle Insurance Services, will take on area manager role at the broker trade body.
Industry veteran Michael Sicsic partners with Governor Software to help brokers and insurers digitalise key compliance processes in a changing regulatory environment.
Group had held a 51% stake in Business Choice Direct since it was spun out in 2016.
CEO Edward Bruce said consolidator interest in the Scottish broker was increasing as it posted ‘record’ turnover for 2019.
Gallagher's UK boss Simon Matson addressed last year's "unfortunate" Gallagher v Ardonagh court case for the first time as he discussed the broker's full acquisition of Capsicum Re alongside CEO Rupert Swallow.
Seven members of staff have joined the Laceby branch from the recently closed Grimsby office.
Business was founded in 2013 by Grahame Chilton and Rupert Swallow through a strategic partnership with Gallagher.
Broker credited growth to renewable energy, social housing, and food and drink.
Broker becomes GRP's eighth major hub and will retain its brand, with all staff remaining with the business.
Laurence Eastham and Siân Barton consider the top stories from the first full week back in the office in 2020, focusing on Gefion and the recent spate of run-off announcements.
Marine specialists expect to find replacement cover in the short-term, but predict that more market hardening is on the way.
MUM's Sachin Gupta predicts a rocky road for professional indemnity insurance.
Decision could result in a small number of redundancies as the insurer pointed to pressure and low margins in the sector.
Create Insurance provides cover for freelancers, with GI policies underwritten by Hiscox.
Barnes Commercial Insurance Broker has been set up by the firm as a separate business to focus on medium-sized SMEs and professions.
Provider specialises in insurance for food and hospitality businesses.
Ben Davis of Digital Risks examines how insurers and brokers can survive in the ‘new normal’ of significant and frequent climate-related losses.
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He founded Vantage in 1999 but retired on 1 January this year.
James Packer will look after Scottish business that Brunel had placed with its southern offices.
The watchdog wants to use automation to deepen understanding of markets but has been warned against developing an over-simplified view of the market.
Ethos-owned broker has now made ten deals in the last three years.