Edgeley discusses taking the CEO spot at Clear Insurance following Lickens’ decision to step aside and focus on M&A.
Co-founder Adam Scott says the broker is now looking to grow both organically and via acquisitions.
The two brokers have said they disagree with the move after the DoJ warns merger would “create a broking behemoth” and “threatens to eliminate competition, raise prices and reduce innovation”.
The Bolton broker is Aston Lark’s 15th deal this year.
Hopwood discusses GRP's takeover of Marsh Networks and what will be different for members after Marsh ProBroker, Bluefin Network and Purple Partnership became one single proposition.
The transfer sees Steve Gordon join Geo Underwriting as product head while the Ardonagh-owned entity expands its marine proposition.
The GRP-owned network says members will have full access to Markel UK’s product range including professional indemnity, care, charity and community groups, and cyber.
The MGAs have co-created cover for freelancers and micro-SMEs operating in the health and wellbeing sector.
FCA figures show interim payments of £289.5m and final settlements of £467.2m since the Supreme Court verdict, with the number of policyholders waiting to hear whether their claim is valid going down to 9,152.
Research from Premium credit warns that Covid-19 and the increased cost of cover is pushing SMEs to use credit to buy cover as some cut down on insurance spend.
The organisation says the number of policies traded on its imarket solution reached a record high in March 2021, after volumes dropped in 2020 when businesses closed due to the pandemic.
The Dublin-based broker, which specialises in both personal and commercial lines, is the consolidator’s fourth deal in Ireland this year.
CFC said micro M&A transaction liability is an untapped insurance market and a clear opportunity for brokers.
Insurance Age talks to the LV fraud team about the emerging fraud trends brokers need to be aware of.
Robert Beere is set to join as director of Lloyd’s broker, Incepta, which was bought by Aston Lark last August.
Deal is Dublin-based Crotty's first since it became GRP's Irish hub business last year.
The broker will offer RSA and More Than products to SME customers.
Provider says general insurance fraud escalated during the pandemic as it predicts recessionary factors caused by Covid-19 have "created the biggest fraud threat to customers in a generation".
Three out of four SME bosses who use credit to pay for insurance premiums have said that the impact of COVID-19 is the main reason for increased borrowing, Premium Credit finds.
The provider, which is targeting a $500m capital raise, says its ESG products will meet the risk financing needs of a greener economy.
The deal will see Ethos expand its footprint in the East Anglia region.
Canadian insurer Intact reveals its plans for RSA's UK and International business as it makes its first move into the UK market.
The £7.2bn takeover of RSA by Intact and Tryg was announced last year.
The temporary measure was developed to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic as government also announces a review to ensure outcomes are good for consumers.