Blog: When is a consolidator, not a consolidator? The question Barton, Jelf and Reid’s Partners& hopes to answer
This week saw the launch of new broking business Partners&, bringing together a quintet of players to form a business which is positioning itself as distinctly anti-consolidator. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift looks at what this means; and…
Education, prevention and insurance: Eva Berg-Winters, founder and CEO at Bewica, shares her company’s approach to cyber with Insurance Age
Marketplace has issued detailed guidance on premium non-payment, binding authority contracts, administrative requirements, claims resilience, and audits.
Government scheme is supporting small and medium sized businesses, while the Bank of England’s scheme is supporting larger firms.
As the government struggles to contain the spread of coronavirus, Lorega’s Angus Tucker, considers SME policies might respond and calls on brokers to be proactive in reviewing client policies.
The SME-focused insurtech was launched by former Aviva and Brokerbility expert, Jodi Cartwright, in 2019.
Broker buys Hastings-based SME and personal lines specialist Manor Insurance Services as it reveals it has more deals in the pipeline.
Product will be sold exclusively through Acturis, following CPP’s launch on the platform in October 2019.
Qomplx’s WonderCover product offers parametric cyber cover either as a standalone product or as an add-on.
UK CEO, Tulsi Naidu, says provider has seen growth in its broker business as it reports rise in GWP and an improved COR.
Provider partnered with HewardMills to develop the offering.
Group commercial director Gary Humphreys says MGA is in talks with two potential providers after it was asked by backer QIC to find alternative capacity for its commercial SME book.
CEO Paul Moors says Bollington is set to make more deals in 2020, with a focus on niche players or brokers that complement its existing business strategy.
As Spring continued, communications by CEOs to the market drew the most interest from readers, including those from Axa and RSA.
Marsh Commercial’s plan to close branches and open centralised ‘Centres of Excellence’ could create opportunities for brokers.
Branches in the south, north, Wales and Scotland are affected by the move.
Business has just opened a new office in Blackburn, headed by Towergate recruit Matthew Stuttard.
CEO of the newly-revealed Enterprise Centres of Excellence, Mandy Walton, argues why the Marsh plan will succeed where others have failed.
The “Enterprise Centres of Excellence” in Bristol, Glasgow, Harrogate, Leeds and Worcester will deal with UK-wide small business but Marsh Commercial denies they are call centres.
Cyber Select offers breach prevention and management to businesses with turnover up to £350m.
Liam Gray from Rainmaking Insurtech explains the opportunities that are emerging for insurers and brokers alike.
Figures follow an effort to streamline the provider’s operations in the UK and Ireland.
Company said the product is also suitable for SMEs with turnover below £1.5m.
The move is part of a restructure which will see AmTrust’s former lead underwriter for PI, Russell Newell, move across to its PI MGA, Collegiate.