News in brief

Norwich Union (NU) has extended its commitment to The Broker Network(TBN) by joining the organisation's Underwriting Room in Harrogate. A teamof dedicated underwriters will focus on new business acquisition, workingwith the network's 120 members. James Pritchard, NU national accountmanager, commented: "This is an exciting opportunity for NU to work moreclosely with the network's members. We are confident that this move willhelp maximise the benefit of the TBN Underwriting Room for all concer