What hit the headlines as we moved into the second month of the year?
Purchase of commercial lines specialist Wright Insurance Brokers follows its deal for Dublin-headquartered Robertson Low in January.
What were the most read articles in the first month of 2019?
The deal takes the number of Greenwood Moreland offices to three.
The organisation reported a loss in the year due to costs relating to the PIB deal but all other metrics showed growth.
Move follows the merger of ICB Group and Finch Insurance Brokers.
Branches in the south, north, Wales and Scotland are affected by the move.
Offering is targeting renewable energy companies that operate domestically and abroad.
Business will move forward in the UK under the Burns & Wilcox brand following the Barbican Protect buy.
Move follows on from its decision to pull out of nine business lines and sees CEO Beale and chief underwriter Illingworth step down from their current roles.
Barbican Protect will rebrand as Burns & Wilcox as part of the deal.
Qlaims Insurance's chief development officer discusses how the new product can help brokers differentiate themselves and considers the possibility of expanding into personal lines.
CEO of the newly-revealed Enterprise Centres of Excellence, Mandy Walton, argues why the Marsh plan will succeed where others have failed.
It is believed that broker-facing roles will be impacted.
The “Enterprise Centres of Excellence” in Bristol, Glasgow, Harrogate, Leeds and Worcester will deal with UK-wide small business but Marsh Commercial denies they are call centres.
Qlaims Insurance's product will initially be available to brokers on the Acturis platform and capacity is provided by HSB Engineering Insurance.
GI CEO Colm Holmes says the provider is targeting growth in SME and corporate and specialty and insists new strategy will not lead to more redundancies.
CEO also discusses Ardonagh’s latest set of financial results, organic growth and acquisition plans.
Business posts rise in reported income to £505.4m, while loss increases to £67.7m as organic growth hits 4.6%.
Provider reveals new organisational structure with five operating divisions.
Both employees join Towergate’s Swansea office as owner Tony Nakonecznyj becomes a consultant.
Axa to underwrite the Fleet UK product from 1 January following Zurich's exit from the scheme.
Insurance Age understands redundancies of around three figures are on the cards as the former Jelf business undergoes a restructure under Anthony Gruppo.
CEO Robert Organ discusses the broker's acquisition strategy and details plans to make three or four more deals next year.