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.
Matthew Howells and Peter Bownes-Johnson join the broker as partners.
Organisation says indicative levy for general insurance distribution is £23m and publishes Plan and Budget for the next financial year as total levy goes up by £87m.
German MGA Getsafe, which offers digital contents insurance, was established two years ago.
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Move comes as RSA restructures its UK business after creating a unified commercial division.
The Danish regulator says the unrated provider has “serious liquidity problems” as Gefion says it is in progressed discussions with potential capacity providers.
Offering is available for non-US domiciled firms and offers limits of $25m (£19m).
Hancock is set to step down in 2020 after three years at the insurance market.
Motor broker MCL relocates and registers Irish operation to Swords, Dublin to enable it to continue trading as normal following UK’s EU exit.
Williams, previously group SME director at Circle Insurance Services, will take on area manager role at the broker trade body.
Industry veteran Michael Sicsic partners with Governor Software to help brokers and insurers digitalise key compliance processes in a changing regulatory environment.
Group had held a 51% stake in Business Choice Direct since it was spun out in 2016.
CEO Edward Bruce said consolidator interest in the Scottish broker was increasing as it posted ‘record’ turnover for 2019.
Gallagher's UK boss Simon Matson addressed last year's "unfortunate" Gallagher v Ardonagh court case for the first time as he discussed the broker's full acquisition of Capsicum Re alongside CEO Rupert Swallow.
Seven members of staff have joined the Laceby branch from the recently closed Grimsby office.
Cooter, who left Covéa in April 2019, said the appointment would allow him to “try something different”.
David Ashby Underwriting will service MS Amlin's livestock and bloodstock business as part of the agreement.
Merger had originally been expected to be completed by the end of 2018.
Business was founded in 2013 by Grahame Chilton and Rupert Swallow through a strategic partnership with Gallagher.
Broker credited growth to renewable energy, social housing, and food and drink.
Lewis left RSA in February 2019 and joins as CEO of the outsourcing and consulting specialist next month.
Broker becomes GRP's eighth major hub and will retain its brand, with all staff remaining with the business.
Laurence Eastham and Siân Barton consider the top stories from the first full week back in the office in 2020, focusing on Gefion and the recent spate of run-off announcements.