Patons Insurance managing director Darren Roberts tells Insurance Age why the broker got into the taxi insurance sector and how it has coped with the pandemic
Sicsic Advisory’s Nindy Mellett on how brokers can embed new conduct rules for better business
Staff costs made up most of the total spend as the FCA also reveals it received 101 responses to its consultation paper outlining proposed remedies, which included a ban on dual pricing practices.
It’s UK broker operation, Direct Insurance London Market, has been re-named Consilium as part of a business restructure as the group teases M&A plans.
The networks business has been rebranded to Hedron and will continue to be led by David Hopwood who has joined the GRP executive team.
Following Les Brewin’s comeback into the industry, Insurance Age looks into what his ambitions are for Cobra, how the network has been "reinvented" since being taken over by PIB, and what CEO Andy Tedstone has in mind for the company's future.
Keating discusses the business interruption test case and the FCA's £7.5m special levy to recover the costs as he urges brokers, MGAs and insurers to pull together and rebuild trust in the sector.
As pubs, restaurants, and bars re-open with the use of outdoor areas and pavement seating, brokers need to ensure insurers are in the loop or risk disappointment when it comes to a claim warns Tom Hill, executive director at Aqueous Underwriting.
Back in the spotlight: The FCA has turned its focus on ARs with brokers set to take a financial hit
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The cover will be available to individuals in 92-lower income countries in case of serious adverse reaction to the jab.
The key job changes in the world of insurance this week.
Richard Horne has been appointed as regional director for the region at Gallagher.
Move follows large premium increases in the market after the Grenfell fire and the provider urges brokers to sell the product net of commission on a fee basis to keep costs down.
The specialist insurance broker has chosen Steve Hart for the role.
The company is gearing up to launch two more products aimed at brokers in the near future.
The Bureau is working with Shift Technology to build an AI-backed fraud detection system for the UK.
Insurance Age teams up with Applied Systems to bring you a new series looking at the top news stories in the insurance broking world.
MGA says new offering is launched in response to rising rates and concerns about availability and affordability of cover after several providers introduced Covid-19 exclusions.
Bennetts has finally found a home after Ardonagh divested its purchase of the motor specialist last year following a CMA investigation.
Purple-founder Brewin has been lured out of retirement to join the PIB-owned network.
The regulator has reissued its consultation paper on fee rates for 2021/22 after the initial document wrongly said that MGAs were expected to contribute.
The new rules that affect travel insurance providers come into force on Monday, 26 April.