Head Lines: The provider has developed a free tool that firms can use to identify and manage the mental health risks associated with their workforce.
Staff costs made up most of the total spend as the FCA also reveals it received 101 responses to its consultation paper outlining proposed remedies, which included a ban on dual pricing practices.
It’s UK broker operation, Direct Insurance London Market, has been re-named Consilium as part of a business restructure as the group teases M&A plans.
Following Les Brewin’s comeback into the industry, Insurance Age looks into what his ambitions are for Cobra, how the network has been "reinvented" since being taken over by PIB, and what CEO Andy Tedstone has in mind for the company's future.
Keating discusses the business interruption test case and the FCA's £7.5m special levy to recover the costs as he urges brokers, MGAs and insurers to pull together and rebuild trust in the sector.
As pubs, restaurants, and bars re-open with the use of outdoor areas and pavement seating, brokers need to ensure insurers are in the loop or risk disappointment when it comes to a claim warns Tom Hill, executive director at Aqueous Underwriting.
Court documents show the trial as to liability will take place this year after Mulsanne accused Marshmallow of stealing trade secrets.
The cover will be available to individuals in 92-lower income countries in case of serious adverse reaction to the jab.
The syndicate has planned gross premium of over £100m for its first year of trading and will be managed by Asta Managing Agency.
The key job changes in the world of insurance this week.
Richard Horne has been appointed as regional director for the region at Gallagher.
Move follows large premium increases in the market after the Grenfell fire and the provider urges brokers to sell the product net of commission on a fee basis to keep costs down.
Signatories, which include Aviva, Ageas, Allianz, Covea, Ecclesiastical, LV, and Zurich, commit to opening up the majority of their roles to flexible working, job sharing and part-time working.
The Bureau is working with Shift Technology to build an AI-backed fraud detection system for the UK.
Insurance Age teams up with Applied Systems to bring you a new series looking at the top news stories in the insurance broking world.
MGA says new offering is launched in response to rising rates and concerns about availability and affordability of cover after several providers introduced Covid-19 exclusions.
The regulator has reissued its consultation paper on fee rates for 2021/22 after the initial document wrongly said that MGAs were expected to contribute.
The development adds cyber assistance, cyber crime cove, legal and risk management assistance, and a helpline to the offering.
The new rules that affect travel insurance providers come into force on Monday, 26 April.
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.