Blog: When is a consolidator, not a consolidator? The question Barton, Jelf and Reid’s Partners& hopes to answer
This week saw the launch of new broking business Partners&, bringing together a quintet of players to form a business which is positioning itself as distinctly anti-consolidator. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift looks at what this means; and…
Lessons to learn: Even before the current crisis, the industry was in need of a shakeup, says Bruce Hepburn
Moving forward: After Brexit hysteria has waned, the industry has other pressing issues to tackle
Time for action on mental health: As Insurance Age launches the Head Lines mental health campaign, broker and mental health expert Claire Russell shares her own experience.
A recent letter from the regulator could indicate that it wants to widen its remit to include diversity and inclusion. Should brokers be worried? Martin Friel reports.
Editor, Siân Barton, considers how the insurance space has launched into 2020 and looks back to a thread from 2019 that should be picked up again this year.
Tulloch has decided to run the life and GI businesses as distinct divisions within Aviva, rather than separating them in different entities.
Close Brothers, Sharon Bishop, explains how the management technique is helping her.
Simon Matson has finally apologised after comments he made about exiting employees, described as racist and abusive were highlighted in court papers, but is it enough?
Sharon Bishop, CEO at Close Brothers Premium Finance, discusses the lessons that leaders can learn from their staff.
Keep track of the past week’s market moves.
Organisation has committed to specific principles involving mental health such as talking about mental health and well being at board meetings at least twice per annum.
As Marsh rebrands Jelf, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the passing of another name heavily associated with noughties broker consolidation
Broker says hire will give it more “management bandwidth” for continued growth.
As well as this employment change two of the VP’s colleagues have faced severe internal penalties.
She replaces Nick Amin who is set to move from his role as group chief operations and IT officer to supporting work on the firm’s strategic review in Asia.
Stephanie Ogden will move from Lloyd’s after just over a year and has ten years’ experience of working at Allianz.
Former Ardonagh deputy CEO Janice Deakin has stepped back at the consolidator and vowed that she needs a ‘break’ from big deals having worked on the acquisition of Swinton, but added the idea of acting as a non-executive director at another firm…
Research shows brokers pay their non-executive directors 18% less than insurers do.
Festival promoting diversity and inclusion will explore mental health and the issue of bullying and harassment.
More than 1,000 brokers to attend 7 November event.
Once upon a time you could not keep Cobra out of the news. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on how the business regrouped almost by stealth to become the latest important part of the PIB growth story.
On the 1st May Simon Cooter effectively handed over the commercial and high net worth director baton at Covea to Carolyn Callan and became in his words ‘minister without portfolio’. At last week’s British Insurance Brokers’ Association Conference…
The first Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards to be held in November