Move follows large premium increases in the market after the Grenfell fire and the provider urges brokers to sell the product net of commission on a fee basis to keep costs down.
Signatories, which include Aviva, Ageas, Allianz, Covea, Ecclesiastical, LV, and Zurich, commit to opening up the majority of their roles to flexible working, job sharing and part-time working.
The specialist insurance broker has chosen Steve Hart for the role.
The company is gearing up to launch two more products aimed at brokers in the near future.
The Bureau is working with Shift Technology to build an AI-backed fraud detection system for the UK.
MGA says new offering is launched in response to rising rates and concerns about availability and affordability of cover after several providers introduced Covid-19 exclusions.
Bennetts has finally found a home after Ardonagh divested its purchase of the motor specialist last year following a CMA investigation.
Purple-founder Brewin has been lured out of retirement to join the PIB-owned network.
The regulator has reissued its consultation paper on fee rates for 2021/22 after the initial document wrongly said that MGAs were expected to contribute.
The development adds cyber assistance, cyber crime cove, legal and risk management assistance, and a helpline to the offering.
The new rules that affect travel insurance providers come into force on Monday, 26 April.
Chief operating officer, Sultana, has been with the software house for more than ten years.
Paul Macbeth tells Insurance Age about how the broker's deal for Peter Lole came about and discusses his plans for the future.
Brokers say they are "confident" that Gareth Hemming will enable a continuity of strategy at Aviva as they react to Phil Bayles' surprise exit from the provider.
Planning for the expert supplement has begun, so if you’re an independent broker with GWP over £12m, and haven’t been invited before, please do get in touch.
Aon UK's Julie Page will chair the group which has been developed to discuss the changing insurance needs of consumers and SME businesses with the aim of creating guidance and key actions for further development.
As demand for flexible on-demand insurance products is accelerated by Covid-19, Insurance Age investigates what the challenges and opportunities are for brokers.
A number of planned events, such as the festival Boomtown, have already been cancelled due to lack of cover as pressure mounts on the government to step in.
The fee relates to legal costs following the BI test case and is part of a raft of proposed changes relating to fees and levies ahead of publication of the watchdog's budget for 2021/22.
The professional body also saw a drop in membership numbers during the year.
Gareth Hemming will take over as chief distribution officer at the provider.
Bayles will take up the newly created role of chief commercial officer for Ardonagh Advisory, focusing on placement and growth initiatives such as M&A as well as overseeing Compass and Broker Network.
The watchdog said the broker did not have adequate oversight and warned that it is increasingly seeing examples of “misconduct” stemming from principals’ failure to monitor their appointed representatives appropriately and flags AR fee consultation.
Its buy of Peter Lole takes its GWP up to £23m.