Biba’s David Sparkes says the broker trade body engaged with the government "at length" against proposals that brokers could be made liable for any unpaid IPT, a proposal that HMRC has confirmed it will not take forward following its IPT consultation.
The business, based in Surbiton, specialises in financial and construction risks.
Government outlines the next steps and details responses from industry stakeholders, including brokers, insurers and trade bodies.
Andy Higginson will join the broker's retail business, working closely with Ardonagh Retail CEO Ian Donaldson, Atlanta CEO Emma Rawlinson, and chief commercial officer Craig Ball.
Deal is the trade credit specialist's seventh since its launch in 2019.
The broking giant will combine WTW's treaty reinsurance brokerage operations with its existing reinsurance business under the brand Gallagher Re.
The product is available to asbestos removers, demolition contractors, surveyors, general building firms, and allied trades.
Waseem Malik is joining Aviva in March 2022, replacing Dave Lovely who recently left the provider.
The South Croydon-based broker was established in 1922 and specialises in aviation and small craft insurance.
Avid's Steve Duxbury discusses how the market for GAP insurance has changed since the FCA's 2015 thematic review and argues that it is set for accelerated growth.
Amir Sethu will be responsible for both the continued development and implementation of MS Amlin’s ESG strategy.
Commercial PreQuote is available through Acturis and is said to enable brokers to validate customer data prior to quote.
The tool can help businesses to understand the financial risk of a cyber attack.
Co-founders Jack Bristow, Johnny Leadsom and James Mole say they aim to make it quicker and more effective for property developers to get both the insurance and finance that they need.
The “sensible streamlining” changes are designed to improve the speed and allow FCA senior managers to start civil and crimimal proceedings, cancel permissions and address individual authorisation.
Founder Tony Deacon is to retire as Sanchit Suri steps into the CEO role.
It is the latest in a raft of management changes at the insurer following a restructure.
Jaime Swindle joins Geo Underwriting while Scott Bennett takes on the MD position at Bravo Networks.
MCE criticised the regulator earlier this week after its Gibraltar-based insurance arm went into run-off.
Insurer says it has transformed the way it handles flood claims for both direct and broker business following a warning by the Environment Agency (EA) that the UK must “adapt or die” to climate change.
Jackie Elliott talks to Insurance Age about her new role as commercial director and gives insight into the state of the market and the company’s plans for the future.
Andrew Cheney talks to Insurance Age about the dangers of underinsurance in the HNW property arena and what brokers can do to help.
Activist group Market Forces is attacking the provider for refusing to rule out insuring the Adani Carmichael coal mine in Australia, in the latest climate protest aimed at the insurance industry.
MCE condemns GFSC for applying capital add-ons on its Gibraltar-based insurance company, which went into run-off on 5 November.