Top 5 News Podcast 30 April-4 May 2018
Insurance Age
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Insurance Age’s reporter Emmanuel Kenning share his thoughts on Zurich's latest restructure while senior reporter Ida Axling reveals what it was like interviewing Rob Worrell. Top five stories in the week commencing 30 April 2018: 1) Profile of Rob Worrell, CEO of insurance broking at Ardonagh Group 2) No redundancy target amid Zurich’s major underwriting restructure 3) Ian McManus leaves Aon 4) Ex-Sterling owner Nicholas Cooper launches HNW renovation MGA 5) News analysis: Amanda Blanc an “unbelievable gain for Zurich ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 16-20 April 2018
Insurance Age
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Insurance Age's editor Siân Barton and reporter Emmanuel Kenning look behind the numbers in Ardonagh Group's 2017 results and Konseilo's successful £2.7m funding round. Top five stories in the week commencing 16 April 2018: 1) Towergate owners post £261m loss for 2017 2) Ex-Das CEO Paul Asplin stands trial for fraud 3) Insurtech start-up Konsileo secures £2.7m in funding 4) SSP confirms system disruption in texts to brokers 5) Ex-AA boss Bob Mackenzie seeking up to £225m in damages ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 2-6 April 2018
Insurance Age
by Insurance Age
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After an action packed week of news Insurance Age's senior reporter Ida Axling and reporter Emmanuel kenning discuss the FCA hitting out on renewal premium transparency and Amanda Blanc's move from Axa to Zurich. Top five stories in week commencing 2 April 2018: 1) FCA goes on the attack against "unacceptable" renewal failings 2) Amanda Blanc leaves Axa for Zurich 3) PIB Group buys Wilby 4) Amanda Blanc “a big loss to Axa and unbelievable gain for Zurich” 5) Gallagher poised to replace Aviva as Premiership Rugby title sponsor ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 12-16 March 2018
Insurance Age
by Insurance Age
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There’s a new voice in the Insurance Age podcast booth this week with content director Jonathan Swift making his debut. Along with editor Emmanuel Kenning he looks at consolidation in the broking market and the key themes from an interview with Aviva’s Phil Bayles. Top five stories - week commencing 12 March 2018: 1) Saffron buys again with Continuum 2) Aston Lark buys Ingram Hawkins and Nock 3) Aviva targets medium sized SMEs 4) NMU Letchworth office axed in regional restructure 5) Biba wants Senior Managers regime date for brokers as soon as possible ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 16 - 20 September 2019
Insurance Age
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Editor Siân Barton and commissioning editor Laurence Eastham look at the stories that caused a stir in the week commencing 16 September 2019. The top five stories of the week were: 1. Hobbs reveals Allianz’s £35m debut at Lloyd’s 2. UK Broker Awards: Winners revealed 3. Samways retires after decade at Miles Smith 4. One Call’s Radford launches motor broker 5. Lloyd's reveals soaring profit for H1 2019 ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 26 August - 6 September 2019
Insurance Age
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Editor Sian Barton and commissioning editor Laurence Eastham look at the stories that caused a stir in the fortnight commenting 26 August 2019. The top stories were: 1) Swinton closures don’t tell full story, says Donaldson 2) FCA warns of Close Brothers clone 3) Finch buys Bridle Insurance in biggest deal yet 4) GRP exploring sale and reinvestment options 5) Fujitsu sets sights on disrupting insurance ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 19 - 23 August 2019
Insurance Age
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News editor Ida Axling and commissioning editor Laurence Eastham look at the stories that caused a stir in the week commenting 19 August 2019. The week's top story covered the Financial Services Compensation Scheme's decision to compensate around 14,000 policyholders at bankrupt Danish company Alpha Insurance, following the collapse of a proposed deal with BCR Legal Group earlier in the month. The top stories were: 1) FSCS set to compensate Alpha Insurance latent defect insurance policyholders 2) Ardonagh confirms the end of all Swinton retail branches 3) Ardonagh losses rise to ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 5 - 9 August 2019
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Editor Sian Barton and news editor Ida Axling look at the stories that caused a stir on the week commenting 5 August 2019. The top stories were: 1) Former AIG claims handler jailed for £390,000 fraud 2) Ghostbroker sentenced for 18 counts of fraud 3) Brolly CEO announces product that counters “absurd dual pricing” 4) Bennett Christmas becomes Ethos Broking’s ninth regional powerhouse 5) Aviva pledges no market exits ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 22 - 26 July 2019
Insurance Age
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Editor Siân Barton and commissioning editor Laurence Eastham discuss the top stories for the week commencing 22 July. The top stories were: 1. Ex-Ardonagh deputy CEO Deakin: I need a break from big deals 2. NED salaries in the insurance sector revealed 3. CEO for Cobra Network revealed 4. XL Catlin v Orbit Underwriting case settled 5. MOJ defends discount rate decision ..read more
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Top 5 News Podcast 30 March - 03 April 2020
Insurance Age
by Insurance Age
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Insurance Age commissioning editor, Laurence Eastham, and news editor, Ida Axling, discuss the top stories of the week. The headlines this week were once again dominated by Covid-19, with brokers hitting back over business interruption following criticism of how the insurance industry has responded to the crisis. Top five news stories for the week commencing 30 March 2020: 1) Covid-19: Industry "getting hammered" over business interruption, says Biba 2) Covid-19: Lloyd’s issues guidance to MGAs 3) Covid-19: Brokers demand flexibility from insurers 4) Covid-19: Insurers will ..read more
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