Jon Walker explains how the regional network will develop as some offices are set to become specialist call centres.
The fresh division is set to focus on construction, manufacturing, import/export, engineering, and haulage.
IMAS director John Nisbet discusses how consolidators can continue to grow and warns that private equity backers could move on from the sector as a result of a “diminishing opportunity” in the broking market.
Insurance Age takes a first look at the Aviva Risk Insights Report which considers Covid-19, Brexit, cyber, climate change and the part of brokers.
Deal for IIGL will see Avid diversify into four new specialisms as the MGA's GWP reaches £75m.
Large swathes of the UK’s SME sector have been ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, but many have also been able to adapt, survive and reshape with the support of their brokers, writes Tom Hill, Executive Director at Aqueous Underwriting.
Aviva’s Dave Carey discusses pandemic-related challenges for SMEs and what brokers and insurers can do to help.
Floodflash founder CEO Adam Rimmer talks to Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift about a new survey it undertook that found that 48% of businesses worry about flooding as a threat to the UK economy.
Manifesto includes a number of commitments from the broker trade body, covering areas including underinsurance as a result of the pandemic, IPT, cyber insurance and signposting to help customers access insurance.
MGA says new offering was developed in response to broker demand.
Following the Supreme Court business interruption ruling last week, Jonathan Swift argues brokers need not join their insurer partners in suffering Murder By the Orient Express, but instead play an important role in helping policyholders understand what…
More than 100 staff are set to move across as A-Plan is set to become Howden’s retail flagship.
Group underwriting director Gary Humphreys says that the provider is speaking with a new carrier after it was forced to go "on hiatus" for new quotes in commercial lines almost a year ago.
Co-founder Ross Ballantyne says there is strong demand for a new broker in the market as "excessive market consolidation" leads to clients becoming disenfranchised.
Partners& has launched a cyber risk management offering in collaboration with a trio of sector specialists CFC underwriting, CPP Group and Mitigate Cyber.
Insurers and the regulator set out their starkly differing views on the use of trends clauses on day two of the ongoing business interruption test case hearing at the Supreme Court.
The product is available to UK brokers and aimed at SMEs and the self-employed.
The Lloyd's syndicate will stop writing business on 31 December in another loss for the liability market.
Jaime Swindle discusses key findings from Bravo Group’s latest series of economic-focused white papers and explains how resilience will see brokers through the dark days of winter
Research from Premium Credit shows over half of SMEs have stopped paying for covers including employers' liability and professional indemnity as well as business interruption.
Seven industry figures have joined the forum which was launched by Peach Pi to collaborate on improving relationships with consumers and within the industry.
Neill Johnstone of Lorega assesses the impact of the claims experience during coronavirus and outlines what good looks like.
Insurtech FloodFlash has launched a new iteration of its parametric commercial flood insurance designed to support risks and portfolios where the flood premium is between £20,000 and £1m annually.
Partnering with private equity may help brokers succeed during what looks set to be a complex, challenging, but potentially rewarding period, argues Andrew Backen, partner, Equistone Partners Europe.