Having surged forward in the past two years, Ignite plans to continue growing by strengthening partnerships with insurers, expanding with brokers, via its Ignition programme and through the integration of its artificial intelligence-powered chatbot.
Broker Insights, the data analytics specialist, has signed James Hallam, part of the Seventeen Group.
The Canadian Competition Bureau has gained a court order to progress a civil investigation into alleged anti-competitive conduct by Applied Systems and its affiliates.
Broker non-executive directors need to have excellent communication skills, bucket loads of experience, and be mindful of conflicts of interest, experts tell Ida Axling.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has acquired a majority stake in insurtech Policy Expert from Primary Group, Insurance Age can reveal.
Software provider Insly has secured £1.5m in venture debt funding from Hambro Perks.
Neil Utley’s investment in data intelligence provider Percayso Inform was spurred on by an understanding that the insurtech would have made his job a lot easier had it existed when he was chair of Hastings Direct.
The problems at Accredited and Vesttoo highlight the need for managing general agencies to have good risk management in place on their capacity arrangements.
Brokers need not go for a ‘big bang’ transformation programme when it comes to introducing artificial intelligence into their business; but gain confidence incrementally by experimenting and trying things.
All the latest key personnel moves across the insurance market.
Acturis has partnered with insurtech FullCircl to integrate its SmartBroker solution into the platform.
Sharing data across the industry will help insurers and brokers make more informed decisions for their customers, according to panellists at Broker Expo yesterday.
The failure of Vesttoo in the US has only increased scrutiny on fronters in the UK. But as Saxon East discovers the emergence of Bridgehaven and continued growth of the MGAs, mean that they still have a potentially bright future.
Complete Cover Group has confirmed cutting its headcount to 91 last year, down from 281 in 2021.
To tie in with the first-ever UK Broker Week, we asked our speakers to outline what their perfect working week would look like. Innovative Risk Labs CEO Ed Gaze shares his thoughts.
Managing general agents and carriers are being urged to carry out 'robust and periodic due diligence' following the Vesttoo insurtech scandal.
Insurtech broker Ripe has completed its first acquisition by snapping up specialist boat insurance provider, Craftinsure.
Four in five brokers are already using artificial intelligence on a daily basis – and almost half see the potential benefits, but are also aware of the challenges it poses.
Mulsanne Insurance Company has admitted speaking to its regulator the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission about solvency capital requirement issues for the second time in four years, Insurance Age can reveal.
Insurtech MGA, Qlaims, has recruited Stuart Reid as a non-executive director.
To tie in with the first-ever UK Broker Week, we asked our speakers to outline what their perfect working week would look like. Phil Williams, Clear Group COO, shares his thoughts.
Brokers can get access to a technology that helps them understand companies better thanks to a a new British Insurance Brokers’ Association scheme.
Acturis has entered the US market with the acquisition of digital engagement plaform Broker Buddha.
Despite his departure from insurtech Abacai, Mark Wilson has talked previously about the need to disrupt the insurance status quo going back to his days as group CEO of Aviva. Based on the assumption this exit is just a blip in that mission, Jonathan…