As Phil Bayles becomes the latest Aviva senior manager to join Ardonagh, Jonathan Swift suggests that having built his 'brand' at the insurer, he is well primed to now make his mark in the broker space.
Working together: From accountancy to insurance and from Ireland via Switzerland, the USA and Canada to London, Aviva GI CEO Colm Holmes tells Insurance Age about his global career and how brokers and insurers need to work together to face the changing…
One hundred days into her role as group CEO at Aviva, what can we glean from Amanda Blanc's initial actions asks Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift.
It is early days yet, but new CEO Amanda Blanc is certainly talking the talk when it comes to turning around Aviva. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift outlines where the battle could be won when it comes to her being considered a success or…
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.
Ageas’ new UK CEO Ant Middle, pictured, is reintroducing a group wide distribution director as part of his first major moves since succeeding Andy Watson in April.
Aston Lark's Peter Blanc, shares his thoughts on adapting the business and why M&A can continue to thrive post Covid-19.
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Sector also welcomes Ant Middle, who is set to take over the reins in June.
Lights & Legal managing director Dean Perkin will stay with the firm.
Following investment from Minority Venture Partners, the organisation is planning to do 75 deals in the next three years.
Sharp, the last of the AR network's founders remaining in an executive position, will be succeeded by Dawn Derbyshire.
Insurer will reveal Chris Dobson’s replacement by the end of the year.
Brexit uncertainty means brokers have the chance to add value to their clients, says Aviva MD of intermediaries.
But research from the insurer shows that the number of brokers with succession plans in place has doubled since May 2018.
Business seeking small to medium brokers who need a succession plan.
Deal puts succession plan in place at the broker, while Ataraxia takes minority stake in the business.
Research by Ecclesiastical reveals most brokers want to hire young talent, but 52% are struggling to recruit as young people lack awareness of what brokers do.
Research from Aviva shows 9% of brokers are expected to leave the industry in the next year but only 13% of brokers have planned for their retirement.
Equity release offering available to Marsh ProBroker, Purple Partnership and Bluefin Network members.
With consolidation firmly on the agenda in the broking sector, Ida Axling talks to seven experts in the industry on the opportunities and perils
Ataraxia’s Adam Boakes outlines some of the pitfalls of organising a smooth succession and warns brokers to take their time.
Duo will use the next 18 months to put a five year plan in place for the succession of their broker business.
Consolidation can provide an elegant solution for brokers wanting a smooth transition when they sell their businesses, writes Sam Barrett