There will be no job losses from Markerstudy buying Brightside with the brand and Bristol office being kept, Gary Humphreys, group underwriting director at Markerstudy, told Post.
Intact Financial Corporation has confirmed that Scott Egan will stay as CEO of RSA’s UK and international business after its takeover of the insurer, which is scheduled to complete next quarter.
For the record: Brightside sold to Markerstudy; Aviva acquires Axa XL HNW team; Aston Lark buys Bruce Stevenson and Inflexion invests in broking again
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
The recent experience of Covid-19 has tested the resilience of employers in the insurance sector when it comes to recruitment and providing employees with in-person training and mentoring. With this in mind Post in association with Davies Group invites…
Aviva has posted a combined operating ratio of 98.5% for its UK general insurance business in 2020, reporting growth across commercial lines and progress on its pledge to slash its available personal lines products by 80%.
For the fourteenth episode of Post’s video series Fully Comp we gathered together a group of experts to discuss the highly anticipated publication of the rules, tarriffs, pre-action protocol and practice direction linked with the whiplash portal.
Spending most of the most recent half term indoors with nowhere to go, we turned to being creative and churned out paint pouring masterpieces, pottery-wheel egg cups (although eggs can’t fit in them) and designed our own t-shirts
Professional indemnity insurance may have slipped down the shopping list of some IT and technology companies, but firms that do take out cover are finding the type of policy limits they are used to harder to come by
Chaucer has opened a scholarship programme to pay the university fees and living expenses of one school leaver for the duration of their degree.
Insurance premium tax went unmentioned in the Spring Budget announcement, with developments including additional apprenticeships funding, a furlough extension and a corporation tax hike from 2023.
JM Glendinning has invested in a management buyout of Liverpool-based Butterworth Spengler to become the majority owner, Post can reveal.
There is “no magic bullet” Hiscox can use to remedy the hit to its reputation suffered through the long-running disputes over business interruption cover, the insurer’s global retail CEO Ben Walter has said.
Andrew Horton is stepping down as Beazley CEO handing over to Adrian Cox ahead of becoming group CEO of QBE Insurance, the two insurers have confirmed.
Many companies in the construction sector are struggling to obtain professional indemnity insurance cover, with the Grenfell Tower fire and the building safety crisis key drivers of premium hardening and exclusions.
After a year dominated by the Covid-19 crisis and Brexit, Liiba leader Chris Croft discusses the future of the trade association and London Market with Emmanuel Kenning, his passion for the Americas and how he got into insurance after working on rail…
Exclusive research by Consumer Intelligence for Post has revealed that the UK public would support increases in almost any other tax ahead of insurance premium tax if the Chancellor opts to bring in rises to help pay for the costs of battling the Covid…
The only doubt around the bill to pay for fighting the Covid-19 pandemic is just how big it is, considers Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning.
The insurance industry is rising to the challenge to help protect businesses from digital criminals and working well with government, law enforcement and the security community, says Graeme Newman, chief innovation officer at CFC Underwriting, as he hits…
Professional indemnity has become a problem line for the market and the sectors it serves, with shrinking capacity and stricter underwriting terms in cases leaving professions feeling left out in the cold.
Professional indemnity premiums for independent financial advisers have soared, driven by a perfect storm of legislative and claims change
When lockdown was announced in March 2020, the scale of the adjustment required for remote working may have warranted insurance businesses pressing pause on recruitment and development. But, with lockdown accelerating the use of technology, it’s been…
Aviva has revealed its plan to become a net zero carbon emissions company by 2040.
The $30bn premium global marine market could reasonably grow to $45bn in the next ten years according to Rob McAdams, head of marine at Munich Re Syndicate.
Brokers have called for the insurance industry to kick back against the increase in their Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy with the sector’s bill set to more than triple to £146.8m in 2021/22.