Ten riders from across the industry are set to cycle 980 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise at least £25,000 for the Insurance United Against Dementia campaign.
Regulator says providers have paid out £192.1m in interim payments for unsettled claims and £279.8m in final settlements at it reiterates order to pay out quickly.
Following consultation the regulator has given firms fresh deadlines to implement rules relating to the loyalty penalty.
Acquinex has offices in London, Frankfurt, Warsaw and Copenhagen and the deal, which follows investment from Apax, is the consolidator's third this year.
GWP in the UK and Ireland business grew by 7.6% while its COR worsened to 92.5%, as broking division saw modest profit rise.
A round-up of market moves in the UK insurance space.
Provider says the new offering was developed to meet demand from businesses for risk prevention and mitigation services and is available to UK brokers of all sizes.
Blanc says there are still far too many barriers blocking women’s progress in financial services, as HM Treasury notes over 400 signatories have committed to helping women progress into senior roles and setting targets for gender diversity.
The business is backed by Munich Re and will initially focus on UK property, including main residences, holiday homes, second residences and let properties.
Deal will see the East Sussex-based trade credit broker become part of Xenia in April.
The motor provider posts £173.2m in GWP and a combined operating ratio of 75.3% in 2020.
The new e-trade offering, sold via brokers, provides cover for freelancers and small businesses in allied health professions such as audiologists, chiropodists and opticians, as well as complementary therapy, beauty and fitness.
The insurer wants to help brokers establish a network of Mental Health First Aiders.
Insurance Care: CII members have revealed some of the difficulties they face when trying to help customers with additional needs.
Nine insurers and brokers have created a cross-sector returners programme to encourage more “career break” women to return to the insurance industry.
Boston-based Abry Partners leads capital raise, with current major shareholder Aquiline also participating, as ERS continues to diversify into (re)insurance commercial lines.
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Fresneau has been executive director at QBE UK for the past three years.
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The household insurance proposition will be available on the software house’s broker platforms.
Caroline King, of Pen Underwriting, on why providers can no longer be ‘monochrome’ in their approach to commercial premises.
Gary Humphreys says the provider is actively looking to buy more businesses as he flags further consolidation in the personal lines space.
The motor insurance specialist, which is Abacai's first acquisition since it launched last month, will remain a standalone business run by its current management team.