Anderson Ashcroft has been bought for an undisclosed sum.
The broker, now called Somerset Bridge, is set to launch another appeal against the £60,000 data fine.
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David Stevens will be replaced by Milena Mondini de Focatiis, currently head of UK and European Insurance.
Broker posted a loss of £669,000 for 2019 as it projects a return to profitability in 2020 as a result of streamlining and reorganisation.
The trade body has pledged to support members as the regulator insists all firms must have contingency plans in place to deal with major issues such as Covid-19.
The failed firms are JB Wilcock Insurance, Benson McGarvey Murdoch, Elite Insurance Company, and Quick-Sure Insurance.
Consultancy says the UK insurance sector is on an “unsustainable trajectory” as it warns of a decline in broking and underwriting skills.
Deal is the broker's seventh since it was bought by Ethos Broking in 2018.
Marmalade CEO Crispin Moger shares how overcoming mental health issues has helped him grow the business
Insurance Cares: Aon and Aviva push to get social landlords to make use of their tenants contents insurance schemes in order to help vulnerable customers, as MPs outline challenges for the industry.
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The ABI and CII are calling for a cut to insurance premium tax, whereas Biba is requesting a freeze.
GoCo Group’s preliminary results suggested operating profit would drop more than 46% amid transformation plan.
Broker buys Hastings-based SME and personal lines specialist Manor Insurance Services as it reveals it has more deals in the pipeline.
The ‘Chartered Insurance Underwriting Agent’ title is available to both individuals and businesses.
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Broker says acquisition of Flexible Health will allow it to expand its private medical insurance offering to individuals.
Guto Bebb to join the Welsh farming specialist broker in April.
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Ardonagh's Geo Underwriting has exchanged contracts to buy the trade and assets of the agriculture specialist.
With Marsh merging its three networks under one banner and consolidation continuing to reduce the pool of potential broker members, Martin Friel investigates what the future holds for networks.
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