Move follows Gallagher's purchase of Bollington earlier this year and will see Patterson lead the broker's offices in Liverpool, Manchester, Sale and Chester.
The “soft target” tax is under threat amid economic uncertainty but the sector is still arguing for a cut or a freeze.
All 280 staff are under consultation as the business looks to reorganise following a series of losses and a "tough" pandemic.
Combined operating ratio for the UK business deteriorated to 97.8%, but GWP was up by 11%.
The software house said the addition extends mobile working capabilities for its customers.
MGA says cover will be triggered automatically in the event of a new lockdown of any duration, without the need for the broker to request it.
The former interim CEO is set to join the consultancy in April.
New offering, which is distributed via brokers, will see Inperio offer reduced premiums for firms using Thirdfort's digital ID platform, with the aim to cut the risk of identity fraud.
Robertson joins from Axa XL as group deputy CEO and will become group CEO after a transition period, taking over from Michael Watson who will continue as chairman.
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The provider is offering a job swap or placement to participants in the programme.
RSA shareholders voted to approve the deal last month.
The Channel Partnership was founded in 1992 and is SRG's third deal this year.
The dispute centres around accusations of misconduct, data breaches and misuse of the MyLicence platform at Fresh, which was bought by Kingfisher in 2018.
Manifesto includes a number of commitments from the broker trade body, covering areas including underinsurance as a result of the pandemic, IPT, cyber insurance and signposting to help customers access insurance.
CEO Alistair Hardie explains how the business is planning to grow in 2021.
The proposition is designed for policyholders who transport hazardous goods.
The deal adds £13m in GWP to Jensten Group which is targeting £500m in GWP.
Zurich's David Martin reflects on how Zurich manages to balance the two as more providers move to flexible working for staff.
MGA says new offering was developed in response to broker demand.
Business says the move will strengthen its range and depth of cover within landlord insurance.
The policy extension includes cover for criminal risks including abductions and blackmail, political risks such as terrorist attacks and war as well as catastrophic risks.
CEO Warren Downey tells Sian Barton why SRG has something different to offer than the other players in the M&A space.
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