As the first working week of self-isolation comes to a close for many, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift looks at the stance brokers are taking in terms shutting up shop or keeping their branches open.
The body outlined the insurer response to Financial Conduct Authority guidelines as providers waive renewals for key workers.
Polaris celebrated 25 years last year and also had a MD change with Vivek Banga taking the top spot. Banga catches up with Jonathan Swift about the future of e-trade and the role brokers can play.
But CEO Steve Treloar says premiums in the provider's broker business has grown by 24% after Allianz's personal lines business transferred to LV.
Updated: The largest brokers in the UK revealed measures in place to protect staff and customers from coronavirus.
InsureandGo says policies will not cover Covid-19, while Staysure continues to sell travel insurance and travel disruption cover.
Provider says existing customers will not be affected by the move.
The decision to keep the unpopular tax at 12% has been welcomed by the insurance market as Chancellor introduces other measures to help Covid-19 hit businesses.
Personal lines product, House Guard, is now available to users of the software house.
The personal lines specialist has bought the Northampton-based SME commercial expert.
The event, which celebrates the best in UK broking, is now accepting submissions.
General insurance CEO, Colm Holmes, says provider has exited some "unprofitable relationships" in personal lines, but highlights Aviva will "significantly invest" in the broker channel going forward.
Aviva says UK business was impacted by an alignment of the UK digital business with GI, as CEO Maurice Tulloch says provider has made "good progress" on its cost-cutting plan.
David Stevens will be replaced by Milena Mondini de Focatiis, currently head of UK and European Insurance.
Broker posted a loss of £669,000 for 2019 as it projects a return to profitability in 2020 as a result of streamlining and reorganisation.
COR deteriorated to 92.2% as provider says results were impacted by Ogden and restructuring costs.
Insurance Cares: Aon and Aviva push to get social landlords to make use of their tenants contents insurance schemes in order to help vulnerable customers, as MPs outline challenges for the industry.
GoCo Group’s preliminary results suggested operating profit would drop more than 46% amid transformation plan.
Broker buys Hastings-based SME and personal lines specialist Manor Insurance Services as it reveals it has more deals in the pipeline.
Broker says acquisition of Flexible Health will allow it to expand its private medical insurance offering to individuals.
Profit and GWP improved at the motor provider.
Egan points to growth in RSA's regional commercial broker book as UK business moves back into profit.
Performance at group and UK & International level improved and COR was 95.0% as the business noted the impact of discipline and portfolio exits.
Exclusive: Insurance Tailors, based in Twickenham, has been purchased by the specialist broker’s parent firm for an undisclosed sum.