For those of you who missed our last compliance newsletter this can be viewed here
Our compliance consultant, CMS, has updated our regulatory calendar which can be accessed here
On the Road
Post the summer holidays the MGAA’s Managing Director will embark upon 3 more regional talks and members are invited to join him at the following locations:
Stoke-on-Trent 20th October
Southampton 28th October
Leicester 2nd December
For further details email firstname.lastname@example.org
Folgate Insurance Company
The MGAA wish to congratulate Folate Insurance Company who has returned to active underwriting in the UK and central Europe. Members will recall that Folgate Insurance Company was established in 1877 but ceased to underwrite several years ago. However a year after being acquired by APC Underwriting they have recommenced underwriting on a quota share basis in conjunction with a Lloyd’s syndicate. Its' combined £30m of capacity will support the expansion plans of APC’s MGA in the UK and Continental Europe. In addition, Folgate is seeking to provide capacity for other MGAs in 2016.
Welcome to the first Not for Profit newsletter from PKF Littlejohn. The aim is to pull together current sector news, issues and opportunities in an easily digestible format to act as a regular update for everyone involved in the financial, governance and strategic side of running a not for profit organisation. This information might be of assistance to your clients who fit within this category.
PKF Littlejohn are hosting a Broking breakfast briefing: "Tax update for brokers and MGAs" on 14 October 2014. To register click here.
Lloyd’s meet the market - Birmingham
Jane Comerford will be at the Lloyd’s ‘Meet the Market’ event on Wednesday 7th October 2015 at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham. Please drop by and have a chat about issues on your agenda.
The Insurance Charities
Members will recall that the MGAA Executive sit on the Insurance Charities Board and Grants Committee. The Insurance Charity has issued their summer newsletter and a copy can be obtained here.
We wish to remind members that whilst fundraising is a vital part of the work undertaken by the Insurance Charities they are also looking to help members of the insurance community and as such would welcome news of where the charities could help our fellow insurance professional.
Almost 18,500 people have signed up to Friends in Need, the micro community funded by The Insurance Charities to support people with depression. Loneliness often accompanies the curse of depression and the micro community enables individuals to build around them support networks which are vital to maintaining recovery. If you or someone you know would benefit from receiving and giving support when depression hits visit friend’s in need
At the Charity’s AGM on 24 September Allen Prior, formerly with St James’s Place, was appointed President for the year 2015/6. During his year of office Allen will see in changes to the Charity’s Governance to bring it more in line with good practice within the sector and business world, in general.
Allen Prior (President 2015/16) and Adrienne O'Sullivan (President 2014/15)
On the 29th October 2015, the insurance industry will celebrate youth and achievement in the broader community. A music concert will be performed and hosted by Willis at their London headquarters.
SAFE Gorton is an outreach programme, started in 2010, based in Gorton South, the fourth most deprived ward in Greater Manchester. It is an inclusive, multigenerational and multicultural community project which has made a significant impact in bringing the local community together with a special focus on creating career opportunities for the young generation growing up in an area afflicted with social problems associated with crime and unemployment.
To book your ticket to this event click here
In the spirit of “Movember” members of the MGAA will be supporting this event with a charity raising evening on Monday the 2nd November, commencing at 6pm. This event will be held at the Broker wine bar in Leadenhall Market which will see senior partner of EC3\legal, David Coupe, attempting to grow a moustache.
The Anti-movember will see the MGAA’s Managing Director having his moustache shaved off, after more than 40 years.
All proceeds will go to fighting pancreatic cancer for further details about “Movember” log ontohttp://moteam.co/moustache-marvels
Insly software solution presented at the last Market Briefing on 23rd September. To read their current newsletter click here.