Matthew Pyke becomes a NED for SEIB, which is owned by Ecclesiastical. Lloyd & Whyte is 20% owned by the insurer.
MS Amlin Underwriting has partnered with insurtech Altelium to launch a battery energy storage system construction all risk and operational all risk insurance solution.
R&Q has postponed the shareholder vote on being bought by Brickell until 25 May.
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned of a clone of Broker Express with fraudsters using or giving out details as part of their tactics to scam people in the UK.
Aviva has opened exclusive negotiations with specialist managing general agent Azur Underwriting to buy its high net worth personal lines business in the UK and Ireland.
Zurich Insurance Group has agreed to sell its Russian business to 11 members of the unit’s team.
RSA has promoted Karl Helgesen to chief operating officer with Louisa Leonard becoming managing director for personal lines to replace Kay Martin who is retiring.
Gallagher will rebrand Coleman Marine as Gallagher on 30 May.
Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations has pledged to reduce premiums for leaseholders amid the Financial Conduct Authority’s study into the market.
Aviva has posted a 4% rise in UK gross written premiums for the first quarter of 2022 to £1.24bn but a deteriorating combined operating ratio of 99.4%.
Aviva has added a net 20 new underwriters to its underwriting team in the regions, chief distribution officer Gareth Hemming told Insurance Age.
PIB Group has bought Spanish broker Tractio.
Das Legal Expenses Insurance Company made an underwriting loss of £2.1m for the full year 2021 according to its solvency and financial condition report.
A suite of football clubs including Arsenal, Aston Villa, Brighton & Hove Albion, Leicester, Liverpool, Tottenham and West Ham have filed a claim in the commercial court against Allianz, Aviva, CNA, Liberty, MS Amlin and Zurich.
The Chartered Insurance Institute of Burnley and Blackburn is to close its doors, Insurance Age can reveal.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued an alert that fraudsters are claiming to be Allianz Global Corporate and Speciality SE, the European Economic Area authorised firm.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has revealed a return to operating surplus but a £4.4m group loss for 2021 as it was hit by pension costs of £6.64m and a tax charge of £1.98m.
County Group, which is part of GRP, has purchased broker Marsh and Co, and its MGA, Ginger Markets, for an undisclosed sum.
Karen Jackman, regional distribution director, has decided to leave Aviva after a career spanning 31 years and the insurer has also recruited Ryan Birbeck as regional broker director, Insurance Age can reveal.
The average price paid in the UK for buildings insurance in the first quarter of the year dropped by 7% compared to Q1 2021 with contents insurance down 11%, according to the latest Household Insurance Premium Tracker from the Association of British…
Superscript has staked a claim to be the first Lloyd’s broker to launch a product dedicated to distributed ledger technology, digital asset, and blockchain businesses.
Allianz is exploring options for Home & Legacy which could include a sale with high net worth not being seen as a core strategy for the current owners, Insurance Age can reveal.
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The sales and distribution director said that the insurer was focused on creating the products brokers need as it works to improve its broker proposition.