Brokers say they are "confident" that Gareth Hemming will enable a continuity of strategy at Aviva as they react to Phil Bayles' surprise exit from the provider.
Aon UK's Julie Page will chair the group which has been developed to discuss the changing insurance needs of consumers and SME businesses with the aim of creating guidance and key actions for further development.
As demand for flexible on-demand insurance products is accelerated by Covid-19, Insurance Age investigates what the challenges and opportunities are for brokers.
A number of planned events, such as the festival Boomtown, have already been cancelled due to lack of cover as pressure mounts on the government to step in.
As Phil Bayles becomes the latest Aviva senior manager to join Ardonagh, Jonathan Swift suggests that having built his 'brand' at the insurer, he is well primed to now make his mark in the broker space.
The fee relates to legal costs following the BI test case and is part of a raft of proposed changes relating to fees and levies ahead of publication of the watchdog's budget for 2021/22.
The professional body also saw a drop in membership numbers during the year.
Gareth Hemming will take over as chief distribution officer at the provider.
Bayles will take up the newly created role of chief commercial officer for Ardonagh Advisory, focusing on placement and growth initiatives such as M&A as well as overseeing Compass and Broker Network.
The pandemic along with pricing action needed to meet the FCA's crackdown on dual pricing is expected to cause continued uncertainty in the motor market, according to Confused/Willis Towers Watson.
The key job changes in the world of insurance this week.
Following Aviva’s pledge to be the first major insurer worldwide to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040, Insurance Age looks into what this might mean for brokers, and how they plan to adapt their strategies to a more climate-aware business model.
Business says cross class follow capacity solution will benefit Price Forbes clients across cargo, specie, terrorism, financial products, healthcare and marine.
The insurer’s 24/7 telephone service can provide guidance on any business-related legal matter, from employment law to debt recovery and property disputes, as well as advice on Covid-19 related legislation.
Head Lines: The survey will benchmark the health of people working in the insurance sector for the first time.
Insurance Age meets Dr Henna Karna, who heads up reinsurance and risk management solutions at Google Cloud, to learn more about Google's insurance plans and discuss the future for brokers in a tech dominated landscape.
The Nexus-owned business says Credit Insurance Alliance Brokers will be integrated with its Credit Risk Solutions unit.
Following on from GRP's surprise purchase of Marsh Networks, Martin Friel investigates how consolidation is changing the networks landscape.
The industry-wide property damage Task Force is meant to bring insurers, brokers, loss adjusters, legal specialists, and corporates together to identify emerging issues in the property claims sector.
The founder of motor provider Marshmallow discusses the company's creation, its future plans, and lifts the lid on the legal battle with Marsh over its name.
Updated figures show providers have made interim payments of £247.7m and final settlements of £352.1m since the Supreme Court verdict, but 12,217 policyholders are still waiting to hear whether their policies provide cover or not.
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Higgins comes on board as group chairman
Mulsanne says it has suffered loss and damage of at least £39m, as judge orders Marshmallow to disclose information relating to the case.