Chaucer has opened a scholarship programme to pay the university fees and living expenses of one school leaver for the duration of their degree.
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.
Aviva has revealed its plan to become a net zero carbon emissions company by 2040.
Scott Egan, RSA’s UK and international CEO, has said the division delivered a “strong” performance in 2020, despite the impact of Covid-19 bringing a halt to its return to profitability in the UK.
Lloyd’s latest culture survey has found that 50% of employees still do not feel comfortable raising concerns about behaviour in the insurance market, though overall the results demonstrated a level of progress.
Broker Be Wiser is consulting with its 280 staff on a business reorganisation programme, with some job losses expected.
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MS Amlin Underwriting has appointed Vishal Desai as chief risk officer joining from the Bank of England where he holds the role of acting head of division general insurance risk specialists & chief actuary.
Markerstudy has agreed a £200m investment led by private equity firm Pollen Street Capital, which will see its debts to Qatar Re restructured and fund organic and acquisition-led growth.
Howden Group has a £500m warchest for acquisitions and investments, CEO David Howden told Post as the firm reported 6% organic growth in 2020.
Broker-only motor insurer ERS has the chance to make its mark in the commercial sector but will need to recruit well and target niche larger risks.
Tesco Bank new and renewing home and motor policies will be underwritten by Tesco Underwriting from August, the business announced on Tuesday.
Claims management insurtech Rightindem has appointed Kieran Rigby, formerly global president of Crawford Claims Solutions, as its chairman.
Iprism Underwriting Agency has returned to profit in 2020 with a bottom line result of £435,365 reversing its £761,988 loss the year before when it was hit by restructuring costs.
Jeff Brinley has been named Be Wiser CEO with Sharon Beckett having left the role this year, Post can reveal.
David Harries, active underwriter of QBE Syndicate 386 and head of financial lines will be stepping down and handing over to UK insurance executive director Cécile Fresneau, the provider has confirmed.
Managing general agent Markerstudy made a loss in 2019, with discussions ongoing around its near £200m debt to Qatar Re.
Aviva has appointed Mark Versey as CEO of Aviva Investors replacing Euan Munro.
The European Commission will conduct a Phase II review into the $30bn (£22bn) merger of global brokers Aon and Willis Towers Watson, it has been confirmed.
RSA has appointed Steve Watson as managing director of its London market business with immediate effect.
Hiscox has appointed Tom Shewry as chief financial officer for its UK business and Hiscox Insurance Company.
Late on 25 November, the Prudential Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority at last approved Markerstudy’s takeover of the Co-op’s underwriting business – 675 days on from when the deal was first announced.
Lucy Woods, CEO of Ax Group – formerly known as Accident Exchange – has been appointed chair of the board of the Credit Hire Association, following the departure of Kirsty McKno who stepped down in November.
The Co-op has confirmed the completion of the sale of its underwriting business to Markerstudy after Post revealed the deal had received regulatory approval.