Manchester-based broker Champion Insurance Group has launched a new financial lines arm.
David Hopwood, of Marsh Networks, predicts the pace of M&A will increase as the UK moves out of lockdown.
MD Dawn Derbyshire says the pandemic has given brokers time to think about going out on their own as the AR network strives to update its model to include directly authorised firms.
MD Adam Boakes says model will help brokers increase their income as well as provide them with a guaranteed investor in their business once they're looking to exit.
With Broker Network returning to the fold, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift reflects on why Ardonagh Group is looking Back to the Future as its plots post pandemic growth.
Brokers are increasingly looking at striking out on their own despite the coronavirus outbreak.
CEO Andy Tedstone shares how the network is changing under his leadership.
The former Jelf boss had been chairman of both Broker Network and Compass since April 2018.
The organisation purchased Hughes & King for an undisclosed sum adding £4m in GWP to its business as it presses on with pipeline amid Covid-19.
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With Marsh merging its three networks under one banner and consolidation continuing to reduce the pool of potential broker members, Martin Friel investigates what the future holds for networks.
Vincent Gardner, Alan Sumner, and Peter Foster will also join Ethos Broking’s executive team.
Executive chairman Ashwin Mistry says firm's income and GWP have been impacted by broker members selling up.
Exclusive: The business transformed from a broker to a network and franchise model last year.
David Hopwood promises the business "won't ignore" members' reasons for joining a particular network.
Laurence Eastham and Ida Axling discuss the most popular news stories this week, including changes at Marsh Commercial and Hiscox moving 300 staff out of London.
Ida Axling predicts further changes on the networks scene after Marsh Commercial combines its three propositions.
Marsh ProBroker, Bluefin Network and Purple Partnership to become single networks proposition led by David Hopwood as Marsh Commercial seeks to align more closely with Marsh.
Lincoln will move into an advisory role for Compass-owner Bravo Group from 1 January 2020 as Scott Bennett takes on role overlooking both Compass and Broker Network.
The former director of broker e-trade has joined the parent company of Broker Network, Compass and Ethos Broking.
Buckinghamshire-based broker will join at the beginning of November.
Sharp, the last of the AR network's founders remaining in an executive position, will be succeeded by Dawn Derbyshire.
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Managing director Roger Gaunt expects the business to double within two years.