Allianz has been growing in SME business and will push ahead further with smaller brokers this year alongside targeting growth in mid-market, according to UK CEO Colm Holmes.
Managing general agent Loadsure has launched Columbia, a motor truck cargo and logistics services insurance.
Zurich is seeking to improve its referral process and continue to invest in underwriters as part of its drive for double-digit new business growth across the SME space.
The Competition & Markets Authority has opened an investigation into the anticipated acquisition by Aviva of AIG Life.
Aviva’s 2023 actions will see it move up the gears with brokers this year, according to leaders Ryan Birbeck and Michael Yabantu.
Widely seen as a personal problem, diminishing access to justice also severely impacts businesses. Tony Buss, managing director at ARAG explains how the justice gap has become a major issue for companies in the UK and what brokers can do to help.
The widening access gap in legal systems, exacerbated by chronic underfunding and post-pandemic pressures, presents significant difficulties for individuals and businesses seeking justice and challenges for insurance brokers in effectively serving their…
Three months into the role at her “forever” home of Brown & Brown, Carolyn Callan explains her plans and priorities to Emmanuel Kenning.
Brown & Brown is moving its retail platform to Acturis, Insurance Age can reveal.
The Brunel Group has set up a professional indemnity insurance broker with a focus on UK professional firms.
Nathan Walton has launched Cheshire-based commercial broker Insurance Connections, backed by The Broker Investment Group.
Aurora has appointed Tom Willmore to a newly-created broker-facing role as it committed to launching a commercial combined offering this spring, amid a drive to be a one-stop shop for brokers.
Borland Insurance has bought fellow Scottish broker Gibson Hawick.
David Perry, CEO of FSB Insurance Service, told Insurance Age that the company is eyeing 15% member policy count growth per year and continual team development.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has called for a proportionate regulatory framework that can facilitate growth as it unveiled its 2024 manifesto, ‘Managing risk for growth and economic security’.
Post tax profits at Circle 1991, the holding company for Circle Insurance Services, rose by nearly 20% in the year ended 30 April 2023 as turnover and headcount also grew.
Cowbell has extended the reach of its cyber insurance beyond SMEs to cater for businesses with an annual turnover of up to £1bn.
Aon has appointed former Towergate Insurance Brokers CEO, Joe Thelwell, as UK head of SME.
Carla Havemann, head of partnership strategy and engagement at Aurora, suspects AI will not revolutionise the market in the short term and hopes she is never subjected to an insurance-related remake of Barbie.
Delivering on integration is “a bit of an obsession”, JMG Group CEO Nick Houghton told Insurance Age, as the broker posted rising Ebitda for 2022/23.
Regional brokers’ interest in SiriusPoint has been piqued by a slew of appointments, most notably involving ex-RSA leaders, and a high profile MGA deal. Emmanuel Kenning finds out what the insurer has to offer and what is coming next.