Follow the latest personnel moves in insurance.
Managing general agent Rokstone is launching a contingency portfolio promising a same-day quote turnaround for brokers.
Ecclesiastical has continued its expansion into the scheme space by partnering with Towergate Care to offer property capacity for larger care home providers.
Prestige Underwriting has partnered with Open GI to launch a refreshed version of its non-standard home proposition, Coverall.
Bspoke Insurance Group has struck a deal to buy the personal lines elements of the Police & Forces Mutual businesses – Police Mutual Healthcare and Police Mutual General Insurance – from The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society.
Tesco Bank has moved to offer non-standard home insurance to customers via a partnership with Prestige Underwriting.
Markel Group’s State National Companies will be entering the UK on 1 January 2024 with capacity for managing general agents, focusing on specialty commercial lines in a move designed to support an “underserved” market.
Specialist product recall insurance managing general agent BluNiche has unveiled a Birmingham-based offshoot to target regional brokers and their SME clients.
Tokio Marine HCC International has invested in new premises in Manchester, and revealed underwriting appointments in the city and Birmingham as it pursues growth in the UK regional professional risks market.
Managing general agent C-Quence has launched a real estate product for the property owners market, and unveiled a ‘drag & drop’ automated submission reader.
Over 50s specialist Saga has appointed Mike Hazell as group CEO, succeeding Euan Sutherland with immediate effect.
Consumers are being urged to be extra cautious when searching for their insurer or broker online.
Aviva has revealed that it uncovered more than 9,250 instances of fraud in 2022 – saving customers £120m.
A major insurer is providing body cameras to contractors in move it claims will enable broker clients to highlight best practice to underwriters.
“People are the only true differentiator that any of us have in the marketplace,” according to CEO of Axa Commercial, Jon Walker.
Pen Underwriting has taken a box at Lloyd’s, which will be staffed initially with a marine team ahead of diversifying into complementary products and other lines.
Motor insurance specialist Sabre has revealed being hit by a cyber attack on 16 November.
As bed bugs infiltrated headlines across the UK last month, publicity for the pest control sector spread alongside them.
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned of a clone claiming to be Axa Insurance UK and Axa Investment Managers UK.
Cyber insurance provider CFC has upgraded its packaged insurance policies for professional services businesses in a move it claimed could be a “game changer” for SMEs that cannot afford standalone cyber cover.
Aviva has reported a 20% boost in UK personal lines to £2.15bn, as commercial lines also rose to £2.39bn from £2.15bn in Q3 2022.
SiriusPoint has swooped for RSA’s sales and distribution director Alex Hardy.
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.