The broker connection: They have been broking rivals, and led the original consolidator boom, now the launch of Partners& sees Phil Barton and Stuart Reid combining forces for the first time. The industry stalwarts explain what brought them together and…
Highlighting health: With health in the spotlight more than ever, Stuart Reid asks if it is time for brokers to add private medical insurance to their product suites?
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 12: Newsmaker special with Partners& CEO Phil Barton and chair Stuart Reid
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
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…
Reid chats to Insurance Age about his return to the market, being approached by private equity houses and why there are lots of opportunities for smaller brokers in the current market.
Exclusive: The former Bluefin and Gallagher boss says he is taking on a number of new roles, with the rest to be revealed in the near future.
As Marsh rebrands Jelf, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the passing of another name heavily associated with noughties broker consolidation
Now that we have all had a chance to get back into our pre-Xmas routines and break our new year’s resolutions, I thought it would be a good chance to look at our crystal balls and predict how the year might pan out for brokers.
With the start of the 2015 British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference only hours away I decided to offer some educated guesses and more left field suggestions as to what the hot topics and discussions on the floor are likely to be.
Stuart Reid brings experience of integrating acquisitions to new role at Arthur J Gallagher, say brokers
Bluefin boss attended meeting at No 10 to address market's needs.
Bluefin boss will be replaced by Peter Blanc on larger brokers' advisory board.
CII to work closely with Biba to ensure certificate meets new recruits' needs.
Howard Fryer had been at the broker for approaching six years.
Bluefin Group has reported a loss of £13.1m for the year ended December 2012.
Bluefin Insurance Group’s broker network has been renamed Bluefin Network, with immediate effect.
Bluefin has confirmed that its London sales team has been made redundant, Insurance Age can reveal.
Peter Elliott is standing down as head of marketing at Bluefin, with immediate effect.
Recent departures from Cobra Network are giving competitors a chance to pick up more business, senior market figures have said.
Stuart Reid, chief executive officer at Bluefin, has been appointed as chair of the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) insurance broking faculty.
Bluefin has snapped up two senior brokers from rival firm Gallagher Heath.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (Biba) has revealed that the father of the internet and one of the UK’s leading political journalists will be the keynote speakers at this year’s Biba Conference.
Bluefin has been awarded chartered status from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) having completed the entry process in November last year.
Bluefin chief executive, Stuart Reid, has revealed that the broker is set to embark on a new consolidation drive after securing funds from parent company Axa.