Senior reporter, Insurance Post
Emmanuel is senior reporter on Post covering the broking beat.
Emmanuel previously worked for Incisive Media for nearly a decade from 2009 to 2019 as a reporter on Professional Broking magazine and then editor of Insurance Age.
He rejoined Post in late 2019.
Charles Randell, chair of the Financial Conduct Authority has criticised Google and other social media and technology firms over the continuing proliferation of scams.
The momentum behind diversity and inclusion programmes changing society and the industry for the better continues to build but there remains much more to be done, according to experts at the industry’s Dive In festival.
Howden’s purchase of A-Plan for “approaching £700m” has created a business of scale that is a true “challenger broker”, according to David Howden, CEO of Hyperion Insurance Group.
The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed banning retail motor and home insurance dual pricing in a package of measures designed to enhance competition, give fair value to customers and increase trust.
Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.
Convex Group has appointed Theo Butt as CEO of Convex Insurance UK and Matt Paskin as CEO of Bermuda-based Convex Re replacing co-founder Paul Brand who remains with the business as group deputy CEO.
It is important not to lose sight of what is at stake for the policyholders after the landmark ruling in the business interruption insurance test case this week.
Alex Alway and Andrew Scott have teamed up to form UKGI Group and have bought compliance consultancy firm RWA, Post can reveal.
Former Axa and UK General Insurance CEO Peter Hubbard has been appointed as non-executive chairman of broker Be Wiser Insurance, Post can reveal.
Global Risk Partners has made its first purchase in the Republic of Ireland taking a majority stake in Crotty Insurance Brokers, Post can reveal.
Matthew Metcalfe, senior manager for talent acquisition at Covéa has urged the insurance sector to “reach out” and engage with the government’s new T Levels qualification by registering to offer work experience placements.
The Competition and Markets Authority has found that Ardonagh’s purchase of Bennetts could lead to “higher prices, less choice and worse services for motorcyclists in the UK”.
Disease and ‘hybrid’ wording policyholders are particularly well placed to seek compensation after the landmark High Court ruling today in the business interruption test case and those with prevention of access wordings may also find they have cover, law…
The High Court has ruled that the majority of businesses that held business interruption insurance and were forced to close could be entitled to be compensated by the insurers involved in the test case, subject to appeal.
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.
Kingsfisher Holdings UK, formerly known as Vantage Holdings, has filed a £25m legal claim in the High Court in London over the deal for Fresh Insurance it completed in October 2018.
The Financial Conduct Authority expects to publish a policy statement this autumn following its consultation on compelling firms to report value measures data on most general insurance products.