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.
The broker has said it plans to open four more branches in the next six months.
The provider's Syndicate 1856 is moving into business classes including D&F property, marine and energy liability, political risk, terror and war, cargo and specie and professional lines, following $350m capital injection.
The broker will continue to deliver professional indemnity support to members for the next three years amid “challenging conditions”.
The insurtech startup also reported doubling its revenue and GWP in its second year of trading.
The deal will see the broker build its presence in the South West and establish a regional hub.
Brady Burns & Associates, based in County Kildare, is the consolidator's third deal in Ireland this year.
Founder, John Meadows, has stepped back from his leadership role at the Global Risk Partners-owned broker.
Group income has increased to £199.7m as the consolidator flags a mix of acquisitions and organic growth.
The organisation has also become a standalone underwriting cell within Castel.
MPRS provides accident and health, professional liability, medical malpractice, and commercial combined cover for general practice, private practice, and GP federations.
Data from Consumer Intelligence also shows that each time the UK has emerged from lockdown, prices have increased again.
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Aviva's Carolann Burrows outlines the risks arising in the cyber space and explains how insurers and brokers can help their clients.