The easy answer to the question “when is a consolidator not a consolidator” is when nobody is being bought. Phil Barton and Stuart Reid spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about their latest venture Partners&.
The Chartered Insurance Institute’s Society of Underwriting Professionals has launched a good practice guide on cyber covering data, coverage, cyber incidents and basic precautions.
Technology and staff investment are key to delivering great commercial claims service. Insurers must show the way in embracing future claims innovation, as well as their in-house capabilities and expertise, writes Victoria Keating, claims relationship…
Price still outweighs insurer financial strength in burgeoning mid-market sector.
Cytora, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered solutions for the commercial insurance sector, today announced the largest funding round by a UK-based insurtech in 2019 as it looks to expand its product suite and enter new territories including the…
Mid-market is a growth area for many, so Post's second research project of the year aims to ask brokers how well insurers are doing in this sector and what more they can do.
Keen not to be lumped in with the insurtech movement, new managing general agent C-Quence is ready to launch in Q3 backed by Primary and Arch. Its CEO Jacqueline McNamee and chief information officer Elliot Biggs outline to Jonathan Swift why data, a…
Zurich UK has seen operating profit rise 24% in H1, as a focus on commercial enabled the firm to avoid huge weather losses seen elsewhere.
Insurance investment vehicle Primary Group has today been revealed as the backer for the new digital-enabled managing general agent to be launched by former AIG UK CEO Jacqueline McNamee in autumn this year.
The terms commercial lines and digital aren't often spoken together - is the problem that the industry doesn't talk about it or is it really not happening in the market?
With supply chains entwined through businesses like ivy, disruption risks are climbing. Under-utilised policy wordings and little-known specialist covers haven’t weeded them out
Bureau Veritas has launched a learning academy to help UK businesses to keep up with the volume of ever-changing regulation that they must adhere to.
With massive investment and growth since its acquisition by Marsh, Jelf CEO Phil Barton tells Will Kirkman about the broker’s plans for the future
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Almost 30 years ago to the day, I had my first introduction to the power of Mother Nature and the world of insurance as the 'Great Storm' of October 1987 swept across the UK.
Joe Grogan, CEO of corporate division at Marsh, says the insurance offering for mid-market firms is too disjointed and complex.
With London hosting the World Championships there has been a sports buzz about the city this week.
The middle market is the engine room of the UK economy, says Sara Mitchell, head of corporate division, UK & Ireland, Chubb, urging insurers to work closely with brokers to support this sector.
Towergate has created three new roles to support plans to strengthen and grow its corporate and mid-market practice with niches and specialisms.
Howden UK has agreed to buy Perkins Slade Forrest subject to shareholder and regulatory approval.
Jelf is looking for acquisition opportunities in the commercial market alongside plans to grow the insurance division's mid-market presence, according to group CEO Alex Alway.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has highlighted government and industry initiatives as a contributing factor behind a 6.8% reduction in the cost of motor and homes insurance in the past year.
The issue of low quality outsourcing operations has been cited among areas insurers need to improve upon in a survey of 180 UK commercial claims brokers, in which only five companies received a net positive satisfaction score.
Continuity planning myths include a demand on resources and significant organisation. How can mid-market firms use their expertise to reduce their exposure to loss – and how can insurers help?