Keating discusses the business interruption test case and the FCA's £7.5m special levy to recover the costs as he urges brokers, MGAs and insurers to pull together and rebuild trust in the sector.
As pubs, restaurants, and bars re-open with the use of outdoor areas and pavement seating, brokers need to ensure insurers are in the loop or risk disappointment when it comes to a claim warns Tom Hill, executive director at Aqueous Underwriting.
The syndicate has planned gross premium of over £100m for its first year of trading and will be managed by Asta Managing Agency.
MGA says new offering is launched in response to rising rates and concerns about availability and affordability of cover after several providers introduced Covid-19 exclusions.
The regulator has reissued its consultation paper on fee rates for 2021/22 after the initial document wrongly said that MGAs were expected to contribute.
Insurance Age meets the team at specialist managing general agent Avid Insurance.
One year after launching its first product in the UK, Getsafe CEO Christian Wiens tells Insurance Age about the insurtech's expansion plans.
The company has chosen to team up with Wakam, deeming it “a more flexible European capacity provider.”
Duncan Scott, head of underwriting operations for Q Underwriting's newly formed property and package division explains how its latest product can support brokers with larger complex and ‘hard to etrade’ risk.
Bernard Mageean, CEO of Q Underwriting pens an open letter on the need for MGAs to adapt in an ever-changing market and what the future holds for the business.
Acquinex has offices in London, Frankfurt, Warsaw and Copenhagen and the deal, which follows investment from Apax, is the consolidator's third this year.
The motor provider posts £173.2m in GWP and a combined operating ratio of 75.3% in 2020.
The household insurance proposition will be available on the software house’s broker platforms.
As Markerstudy acquires Brightside Jonathan Swift looks at a deal over seven years in the making that has highlighted a tale of two investments for Anacap.
It is the fourth deal this year for Specialist Risk Group and adds £30m in GWP to the business.
The MGA is chartered and based in East Anglia.
Deal for IIGL will see Avid diversify into four new specialisms as the MGA's GWP reaches £75m.
In our continuing series, Beech Tree founder, Marsh talks through the investor’s interest in UK insurance distribution and its investment into managing general agent Avid Insurance.
Provider to bring new capacity to the London Market at a time of "unprecedented upheaval" in the D&O sector, with the aim to reinvent the way the industry operates.
Simply Business has partnered with insurtech MGA Equipsme to allow its customers to directly purchase health insurance plans online for the first time.
Managing director Richard Willis tells Ida Axling about the broker’s acquisition and growth plans and reveals the thinking behind launching a new MGA offering.
Managing General Agents Association CEO Mike Keating talks to Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift about the hot topics impacting his members and their broker partners.
New offering, which is distributed via brokers, will see Inperio offer reduced premiums for firms using Thirdfort's digital ID platform, with the aim to cut the risk of identity fraud.
MGA says new offering was developed in response to broker demand.