UK & Ireland Insurance Services confirmed this week that it had finalised the acquisition of two insurance brokers.

UK & Ireland has completed deals for Robert Bennett Insurance Brokers and Jim Campbell Insurance Services.

A UK & Ireland spokesman said that, under the terms of the acquisitions, all of the Robert Bennett and Jim Campbell employees - a total of seven staff - would join UK & Ireland.

A UK & Ireland spokesman said the two brokers were "long established, commercially orientated businesses which provided an ideal fit for our business".

The spokesman added that UK & Ireland was scheduled to complete the acquisition of a Yorkshire-based broker next month.