Results for H1 show GWP drop as motor specialist prioritises profitability over volume, joins Saga panel and flags creation of temporary insurance product in H2.
Brokers say senior exits at the provider lead to “some concern but also some opportunity” as the insurer is slammed for focusing on larger corporate consolidator relationships in recent months.
Gallagher had been set to buy £3.6bn of WTW assets including Willis Re as part of Aon/WTW divestment plans ahead of their proposed combination.
The Dublin-headquartered business will operate alongside Ardonagh Global Partners with plans to expand across Europe.
The broker-focused tool maps progress across five areas.
Jackson Lee Underwriting's Dipesh Patel discusses how Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of using a broker and how brokers can help clients as international travel quotations pick up again.
Investors have given the tech-led premium finance provider a cash injection in a move that sees it set to challenge Close Brothers and Premium Credit for a top three position in the UK.
The broker launched Petsure which is designed to provide cover for cats and dogs regardless of pre-existing medical conditions.
Deal for Principal Insurance Ireland is the consolidator's fifth in Ireland this year.
The fraudster had previously pleaded guilty in June this year to fraud by false representation, money laundering, forgery and to the offence of being an unauthorised broker.
The watchdog, which announced new rules earlier this year, is canvassing brokers about their readiness to implement the remedies.
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The MGA said the claims product could be offered as ancillary cover by personal lines brokers or embedded into a home policy wording.
The total amount fell by 15% from £224.4m in 2019/20 as the regulator also outlines its response to the pandemic and other actions taken last year in its annual report for 2020/21.
Industry experts say firms need to focus on fair value after the regulator reveals plans to be tough and forward-looking.
The business, which claimed £614,000 furlough cash in 2020, was snapped up by Arch Re earlier this year.
Insurance Age talked to brokers to find out what their plans for returning to the office are and what long term impacts they believe the pandemic will have on working environments.
Provider says split into distinct personal and commercial businesses will not result in any redundancies.
Mulsanne launched a case against the start-up in March this year, accusing it of misusing confidential information and stealing trade secrets.
The collaboration is said to focus on insurance solutions for non-owned fleets in areas such as peer-to-peer vehicle sharing, on demand delivery, ridesharing, vehicle leasing, micromobility, and autonomous vehicles.
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The move sees Steve Treloar become CEO, Allianz Personal and Simon McGinn become CEO, Allianz Commercial, as the provider announces a number of senior exits including Sarah Mallaby, Neil Clutterbuck and Chris Little.
Research from Ecclesiastical reveals the biggest threats specialist brokers are facing as well as why they believe being niche gives them a competitive advantage over other brokers.
But the deal is still on hold as a November trial looms in the United States and the New Zealand Commerce Commission also raises competition concerns.