Evans quoted the figure in a letter defending the response of insurers to the pandemic.
Covid-19: Brokers battle colossal workloads as they look to help customers change policies and maintain cover.
The venture, which is a combination of five existing brokers - MRIB and Independents, La Playa, CGI and Versatile - is led by former Jelf boss Barton, with Chris Jelf as commercial director.
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MD Chris Blackwell will continue to lead Trilogy as the MGA states it does not expect any changes to the business following the deal.
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Biba's executive director, Graeme Trudgill, addresses the big question around business interruption and Covid-19.
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John Glen said the government is in continual dialogue with insurance sector as he restates companies without the right cover will require support from elsewhere.
As the first working week of self-isolation comes to a close for many, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift looks at the stance brokers are taking in terms shutting up shop or keeping their branches open.
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Broker refuses to sell rent guarantee cover amid the coronavirus crisis as it forces landlords to evict tenants in order to kick in.
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The insurance industry has faced a customer backlash as most commercial policies do not cover for business interruption caused by pandemic.
Government says insurers will cover pandemic but ABI insists this changes very little as most do not have this type of cover.
The government advised leisure businesses to close voluntarily prompting a public backlash that firms won’t be able to claim for business interruption as it isn’t a closure order.
Updated: The largest brokers in the UK revealed measures in place to protect staff and customers from coronavirus.
Deal creates UK broker “unicorns” as Marsh moves to number two on the global broking table.
The personal lines specialist has bought the Northampton-based SME commercial expert.
The organisation has purchased a Top 100 broker to strengthen its motor proposition.
The event, which celebrates the best in UK broking, is now accepting submissions.
Updated: The provider won’t cover for Covid-19 unless it is specifically named in the terms as other insurers including RSA, Allianz, NIG and Ageas respond to the crisis.
As the government struggles to contain the spread of coronavirus, Lorega’s Angus Tucker, considers SME policies might respond and calls on brokers to be proactive in reviewing client policies.
General insurance CEO, Colm Holmes, says provider has exited some "unprofitable relationships" in personal lines, but highlights Aviva will "significantly invest" in the broker channel going forward.