Louise O'Shea, CEO of Confused, spoke to Post about the comparison site's recent profits, its growth ambitions and what the FCA's pricing proposals will mean for consumers.
Almost seven years after he took over as group CEO, Stephen Hester looks like he is finally closing in on a sale for RSA. The big question, as Post content director Jonathan Swift asks, is why has it taken so long?
Brightside has decided to put car and van managing general agent Kitsune into run-off less than two years after it was launched, CEO Brendan McCafferty has revealed.
The financial performance of the world’s three largest broking firms held steady in the third quarter of 2020 leading executives to hail strong results achieved in spite of the pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Minster Law has reported a £1.1m profit for 2019 as it launches a digital claims portal to 75% of its customers.
Peter Zaffino, AIG president and global chief operating officer, will succeed Brian Duperrault as AIG CEO in March 2021.
Pet insurance provider Bought by Many will be changing its branding to Many Pets in markets outside of the UK, chief financial officer Luisa Barile told Post.
Randall & Quilter grew its managing general agent relationships to 36 by the end of the first half of the year, the firm has revealed.
UK General Insurance lost £7.9m after tax in the year ended 31 March 2019, reversing a £838,582 profit the year before.
A ranking of the top 100 Prudential Regulation Authority-regulated UK insurance companies, with each business broken down by gross written premium, net written premium, underwriting result, retention ratio, solvency capital requirement and SCR Ratio.
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The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers reported a combined underwriting profit in 2019, albeit lower than in 2018. Bond yields fell in 2019, however, investment earnings benefited from the strong performance of equity markets. How will the impact of the…
Ardonagh has reported a post-tax loss of £94.1m for the first six months of 2020 more than double the £41.8m deficit in the same period of last year.
Beazley has increased the estimated cost of coronavirus claims to its first party business, in a move labelled “disappointing” by analysts.
Some of the Insurers involved in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case saw share prices increase following the verdict, despite participants being told to pay out for some claims.
Lloyd’s posted a £438m loss in the first half of 2020 driven by £2.4bn of Covid-19 claims, which added 18% to its combined operating ratio.
Pre-tax profit at Arron Banks’ personal lines broker Somerset Bridge Insurance Services fell to £5.04m in 2019, down from £6.54m the previous year.
The top 30 European insurers saw growth in non-life premiums in 2019 and overall profit after tax was significantly higher than in 2018. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, AM Best, explains what the market is facing
Insurer Ecclesiastical made a loss before tax of £59.7m for the first half of 2020 as the Covid-19 impact bit.
Zurich’s UK general insurance business faced £140m in Covid-19 related claims across travel, event cancellation and business interruption lines in the first half of 2020.
Admiral has said it faces a “difficult call” with regard to whether or not claims frequency will return to pre-pandemic levels this year, reporting that it saw a 3-4% increase in road accidents last week alone.
The merger of Northern Ireland brokers Abbey Insurance and Autoline Insurance as Abbey Autoline on 1 September will create a £119m gross written premium growth focused firm that has an eye for striking takeover deals, managing director of the newly…
Ageas UK has reported a post-tax profit of £22.8m for the first half of 2020 reversing a loss of £2.7m in the first quarter.
Aviva is targeting this autumn for the next stage of its move onto aggregators after a trial with Confused, Colm Holmes, Aviva CEO of general insurance, told Post.