Far from being a risk, digitisation is the best protection brokers can invest in to reduce the impact of market uncertainty. And Risto Rossar, CEO and founder of Insly, argues the timing could not be better given ongoing challenges from recruitment to…
PIB Group has appointed Charles Burgess as CEO for underwriting and schemes.
The Financial Conduct Authority has written to insurers, calling on them to take action, as it released the latest set of fair value data and again brought the spotlight onto the issue of high commission levels.
Brown & Brown Europe, recently rebranded from Global Risk Partners, has signed up to buy 100% of space and terrorism specialist managing general agent Occam Underwriting.
Four in five brokers are already using artificial intelligence on a daily basis – and almost half see the potential benefits, but are also aware of the challenges it poses.
Hiscox has unveiled a nationwide brand campaign including broker-focused bespoke content for local markets.
To tie in with the first-ever UK Broker Week, we asked our speakers to outline what their perfect working week would look like. Andrew Waring, director of intermediary at Stubben Edge shares his thoughts.
An ongoing feature of the London market, there are signs team lifts and hires might soon be on the rise in the UK retail space too, writes Saxon East.
Brokers should educate customers keen to cut back on premium spend as to the risky consequences they could face, according to Guy Penn trading director Mark Whiteman.
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Cardiff City has settled with Miller Insurance Services after suing the broker for £10m following the plane crash death of striker Emiliano Sala.
Ian Donaldson, Ardonagh Retail CEO and inbound Markerstudy Retail CEO, has hailed the proposed merger as being able to boost growth, product footprint and acquisitions but declined to be drawn on any interest in RSA’s personal lines business.
Jonathan Swift looks at Ardonagh’s recent growth, and suspects that a larger percentage of the £820m windfall from the Atlanta sale is going to be spent overseas rather than at home.
The latest Acturis stats reveal that the previously stagnant fleet sector has turned a corner as insurers hike premiums to cope with claims inflation, reports Rachel Gordon.
Greenwood Moreland has added to its presence in Scotland with the purchase of Glasgow-based Calcluth & Sangster Insurance Brokers.
To tie in with the first-ever UK Broker Week, we asked our speakers to outline what their perfect working week would look like. Atlanta Group’s head of risk and compliance Leon Carford shares his thoughts.
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Insurance is facing a ‘big, big bombshell’ on commissions, as the shockwaves reverberate from the Financial Conduct Authority’s property buildings’ investigation, according to regulatory consultant Michael Sicsic.
Allianz has appointed Henry Topham as managing director of its UK retail business succeeding Heather Smith who is moving to Axa Health as CEO.
Axa Health has named Allianz’s managing director for retail, Heather Smith, as its new CEO. Smith will take up the role in mid-January 2024.
Clear Group has bought 100% of Heath Crawford & Foster, adding £18m of gross written premium to the growing consolidator.
The Financial Ombudsman Service has criticised insurers delaying claims payouts as complaints about buildings, car and motorcycle insurance hit a five-year high.
Having progressed from a graduate trainee in Guildford to Allianz branch manager in Scotland, and via Lloyd’s in London to UK & Ireland managing director for HDI Global, Stephanie Ogden is ready to take brokers on the next step of the German-owned…
To tie in with the first-ever UK Broker Week, we asked our speakers to outline what their perfect working week would look like. Nick Smallcorn, regional managing director, London, at Clear Group shares his thoughts.