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
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode six: From panic to practicalities, what will BI insurance look like when the Covid-19 recriminations settle down
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how the insurance industry let the narrative over business interruption become national…
Insurance Covid Cast – episode one: How has the industry’s reputation been impacted by its handling of the coronavirus epidemic?
In the first of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Age and Insurance Post whilst our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss the sector’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what lasting impact it might have on its…
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?