Business also reports falling profits due to costs related to acquisitions.
The specialist jewellery broker says results were impacted by an exceptional cost of £289,000 but also highlights "good growth".
Doncaster-headquartered broker also reported a small rise in operating profit.
The firm's broking businesses reported growth in income to £68.9m.
Insurance business shows growth in number of policies in motor and home as broker division adds Aviva to panel.
Stoke-on-Trent-based broker posts £4.5m turnover for 2018.
Underlying profit before tax fell 22.6% in retail broking and 53.3% in underwriting.
2018 results reveal a rise in turnover but a fall in profit at the AR network.
Despite the good news, director Polly Staveley warned of competitive pressures and consolidation.
COR did decline to 98.8% as Lloyd's puts transformation plan in place and vows to tackle sexism at the insurance market.
Insurance Age has published the results of its annual study into the top 50 brokers in the personal lines market.
GWP also increased for the legal expenses provider as the business reveals a number of management changes.
Organisation says it received proceeds of £21.0m from the sale of the Aldermanbury building.
CEO Brendan McCafferty says business is set to invest as it reports growth in adjusted Ebitda, broking revenue and GWP.
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CEO David Ross reveals plans for Ardonagh to double in size in the next three to five years, as results for the first half of 2019 show growth in retail and broking segments.
Broking giant also posts growing income as a result of the deal to buy Swinton.
The Broker Network owner, which also posted a loss for the year, made a number of large deals including Saffron, Compass, MCM and Lockyers.
Broker posts turnover of £27.4m and reveals plans to develop its First Van brand and telematics offerings.
Insurers have revealed the impact from the change in the discount rate to -0.25%.
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Provider reveals a flat GWP and an improved COR of 94.3% in its international division, which includes the UK, for the first half of 2019.