Biba has welcomed the appointment of Bim Afolami, and expressed hopes of a positive relationship while praising predecessor Andrew Griffith.
SiriusPoint has swooped for RSA’s sales and distribution director Alex Hardy.
The FSCS has listed FML Insurance Services Limited, trading as Entertainment Insurance Services, as a failed company.
Based in Bristol, Emily Kenna, founder and director, started Sense Risk Solutions in 2019 with the aim of educating clients on what insurance is best for them.
Rokstone has launched a sports and prize indemnity division with an exclusive facility from Allianz Commercial.
Ten people have been arrested across the country, and 18 vehicles seized during a two-week police operation to tackle commercial insurance fraud.
Canopius Group has named Mark Newman as UK CEO, moving from his current position of CEO for Asia-Pacific.
Aspen Insurance has unveiled Construction Wellbeing to support the rising challenges associated with the mental health of employees working in the UK construction industry.
Chubb has launched a media insurance product for clients in the UK, and rebranded its existing UK technology industry practice as the technology and media practice to reflect its new focus.
Pen Underwriting has rolled out an intellectual property insurance proposition backed by Tokio Marine Kiln, which is aimed initially at UK businesses.
Romero has found a “great” new home, and is ready to continue its growth journey under the new ownership of AssuredPartners, having doubled in size over the past five years.
Brown & Brown has bought Worthing-based Nsure, a specialist commercial Chartered insurance broker with a focus on renewables.
Former Broker Network boss and Applied Systems Europe CEO Andy Fairchild has joined insurance training specialist Zing365 as a board adviser and non-executive director.
AssuredPartners has bought Leeds-based Romero Group, which includes Romero Insurance Brokers, Sentient Group and Club Insure.
Clear Group has grown its northern footprint, snapping up Sheffield-based Peter Hoare & Company (Insurance Brokers).
Neil Gibson has been appointed CEO of Sedgwick in the UK, stepping up from chief operating officer of the business’ operations in the UK, New Zealand, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Zurich will be deepening its relationships with brokers and building new partnerships in 2024 as it targets growth across SME, mid-market and high-net-worth business, head of sales and distribution Jacqui Kelly has committed.
Three out of five (62%) high net worth collectors are worried that their collections and art are underinsured, according to insurer Ecclesiastical.
Hedron members grew by 25% in the past 12 months, according to analysis by network CEO Chris Haggart.
Bridge Insurance Brokers has reported a 16.3% fall in operating profit to £815,408 for the year ended 31 March 2023.
One of the two shareholders and former CEO of failed specialist motorcycle broker MCE, Julian Edwards, has informed the administrators that he understands there to be a surplus of £9.1m that could be used to pay creditors.
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The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has maintained plans to keep general insurance brokers’ contribution to zero this year, and forecast that this will remain the case in the 2024/25 financial year.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has revealed an operating loss of £760,000 for 2022 in its institute division, where revenue and membership fell as the wider group swung back to overall profit.