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Government launches £40m self-driving commercial vehicle competition

2022-05-23T15:23:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

88% of road collisions caused by human error, according to the transport minister

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Post-pandemic sees increased appetite for legal protection cover amid inflation – Arag

2022-05-04T16:25:00+01:00

The cost of the living crisis is gripping the economy, meaning inflation is higher than it’s been in more than 30 years, Andy Talbot, head of sales at Arag, highlights the ’cost of doing business crisis’ facing firms in a post-pandemic world

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GS Group makes fresh acquisition to bolster Tayside presence

2022-05-09T08:12:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

The Brokerbility broker will strengthen its position in Scotland with the purchase

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Australian insurance firm buys Tysers for £500m

2022-05-09T07:20:00+01:00By Katie Scott

Broker chief executive describes new owner as ‘perfect partner’ to ‘support our growth ambitions’

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Seventeen Group purchases Devon-based broker

2022-05-04T16:55:00+01:00By Yiannis Kotoulas

The move will complement the group’s presence in the Southwest

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Aston Lark buys Manchester-based broking group in 50th acquisition

2022-05-03T16:17:00+01:00

The pair share the same fundamental values, says group chief executive

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Yonatan Hatzor: The parametric MGA focused ‘on a big problem and not a solution’

2022-05-19T12:28:00+01:00By Saxon East

Fresh from success at Lloyd’s Lab, the MGA has ambitions to provide ‘a more holistic solution to cover any type of downtime’, says chief executive

Fitness

Specialist insurer launches bespoke scheme for sports sector via new partnership

2022-05-09T14:04:00+01:00By Yiannis Kotoulas

The partnership will provide flexibility to cover sector-specific risks, says director

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Hiscox UK sees GWP increase despite market pressures

2022-05-06T15:35:00+01:00By Yiannis Kotoulas

 

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UK’s retail and industrial sectors face biggest flooding risk – FloodFlash

2022-05-06T10:45:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

FloodFlash’s chief science officer says that floods in Northwich and London are ’a pertinent reminder of the ongoing threat from extreme weather’

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Previsico and UK-based MGA ink partnership to boost flood resilience

2022-05-05T15:35:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

The latest partnership aims to support SMEs to better protect their business using flood resilience measures

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Ex-Aviva chief financial officer moves to Zurich

2022-05-18T12:34:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

She has also previously held several senior roles at AIG

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Aviva reports 5% general insurance GWP uptick for 2022’s first quarter

2022-05-18T08:41:00+01:00By Katie Scott

But the insurer’s UK COR for general insurance has worsened by 7.3 percentage points year-on-year

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Aviva’s Blanc calls out industry sexism

2022-05-13T09:14:00+01:00By Helen Yates

The insurance giant chief executive was the target of “inappropriate” comments at last week’s AGM

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Natural catastrophe claims knock Q1 P&C operating profit for Allianz Group

2022-05-12T10:44:00+01:00By Katie Scott

Chief executive states that the insurer’s ‘results demonstrate that our business can withstand significant geopolitical and economic pressures’

Suppliers

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Simon McGinn: Succeeding in ESG means more than ‘just insuring the vegan cafes in log cabins’

2022-05-23T08:26:00+01:00By Isobel Rafferty

Helping brokers to implement their own sustainable business practices would empower them to advise their clients effectively, said the chief executive

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​Brokers set for starring role in future of personal lines

2022-05-19T10:19:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

An expert panel at Biba’s 2022 conference discussed the future of personal lines insurance and how brokers can play an important part

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​Broadway’s chief executive named Biba regional committee chairman

2022-05-10T10:46:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

Lloyd-John says his election is an “honour”

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New CRU data confirms continued decline in motor claims

2022-04-28T15:46:00+01:00By Yiannis Kotoulas

Numbers for motor injury claims are at ‘historic lows’, says ACSO executive

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​Aviva inks deal with Tractable to ‘overhaul’ UK motor claims accuracy

2022-04-27T10:30:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

The deal also supports Aviva’s net zero 2040 target