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.
As Markerstudy acquires Brightside Jonathan Swift looks at a deal over seven years in the making that has highlighted a tale of two investments for Anacap.
With cyber attacks growing in frequency, alongside stricter data regulation, Alex Haynes of CDL explains how brokers can ensure they don’t become victims of cyber criminals.
Gallagher’s Claire Davies considers how the industry can begin to attract school leavers and make insurance a career choice instead of a happy accident.
Private equity is driving an M&A boom in UK broking but often we don't know who is behind it. Insurance Age gets to know the key figures.
The provider is offering a job swap or placement to participants in the programme.
Allianz Insurance has launched a new training programme as part of a commitment to invest in the broker leaders of the future.
There is no place for ruthless self-interest in 2021 and businesses should learn from the coronavirus vaccine roll out that collaboration will be key over the next 12 months, says Charlotte Halkett.
Brunel Group has expanded into North East England with the opening of a new office in Stockton-on-Tees.
Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller talked delegates through leadership in a crisis and highlighted that preparing teams for uncertainty alongside humility were key steps to success.
The keynote speaker on day three of Broker Exchange stresses a ‘can-do’ attitude and willingness to react quickly as they key drivers of success
Marshall Wooldridge, the Yorkshire hub business for Global Risk Partners, has acquired its second broker within a month following a swoop for Rotherham-based RIB Group.
Partnering with private equity may help brokers succeed during what looks set to be a complex, challenging, but potentially rewarding period, argues Andrew Backen, partner, Equistone Partners Europe.
She leaves to head up the insurer's Asia Pacific region as provider reshuffles its executive team and makes swathe of leadership appointments.
Manchester-based broker Champion Insurance Group has launched a new financial lines arm.
In the run up to the 2020 UK Broker Awards Insurance Age is profiling all the shortlisted firms and individuals, with today’s focus being The Personal Lines Broker of the Year.
For the 36th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s Covid-Cast video series we gathered together an esteemed panel of ‘grumpy old insurance execs’ to talk about how to trade through a hard market, something many might have not experienced before.
Premium Finance Week: Despite coronavirus the broker space is still set to be a hive of activity for the remainder of 2020. Jonathan Swift finds out more with Close Brothers’ Paul Trail and Steve Wallis.
Premium finance Week: How can brokers use technology (specifically Payment Services) to help and support their clients?
Managing director of Ten Insurance Dawn Derbyshire opens up about the experience of adapting to the changes wrought by a brain injury
With Broker Network returning to the fold, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on why Ardonagh Group is looking Back to the Future as its plots post pandemic growth.
Insurance Cares: The present pandemic has underlined the importance of a robust vulnerability strategy. RWA's Kirk Ford outlines how insurance brokers might prepare for an increase in incidences of vulnerability - or an exacerbation of existing cases.
Beyond the practical considerations of working from home, many firms are finding innovative ways of looking after employees mental wellbeing, writes Sam Barrett
Insurance is an industry based on personal relationships and face-to-face meetings, how has the sector adapted to the changes imposed during the coronavirus crisis? Sam Barrett reports