Aviva MD of UK intermediaries, Phil Bayles, says distribution costs need to improve in the sector but denies there is a commission problem following dispute with GRP.
CFO Richard Hoskins says focus is on "disciplined growth" and investing in digital initiatives.
Steve Treloar points to personal lines growth and highlights that the insurer has increased its number of broker partners as business moves between LV and Allianz.
Profit and COR deteriorates for H1 2018 but GWP increases to £827m amid transfer of business with Allianz.
The Financial Conduct Authority has approved Bunker as a non-executive director.
Boss Jon Dye silent on future potential acquisition targets.
Emmanuel Kenning and Jonathan Swift share their views on the most clicked on articles by brokers.
GWP flat as business transfers to LV.
Insurer’s leaders keen on further schemes growth as they report progress in personal lines.
COR also improved to 97.0% despite costs arising from the ‘Beast from the East’ but group results are “below ambitions”.
Premium finance firms tell brokers they are ready for the changes.
Interim CEO says positive commercial performance was down to broker channel and reveals incoming CEO Claudio Gienal sees the value of UK broker market.
COR improves to 97.2%.
Insurer’s UK COR for the first six months of 2018 slips to 94.3%.
Broker cites investment costs as profits fall.
SME remains a growth “engine” for the provider.
Insurer planning for “muted” growth from brokers.
Company flags insurer fears over subsidence claims.
Average prices have dropped by more than 10% in a year.
Insurer creates new role after recent management changes.
New product is underwritten by Axa.
The boss at the personal lines broker tackles our fast-paced Q&A.
Jason Connon, ex-head of sales and distribution at Zurich Private Clients, has launched Provenance Insurance Brokers.
Ipswich-based broker fell into administration in July 2017.