Senior reporter, Insurance Age
Hailing from Sweden, Ida worked as a news reporter and sub-editor at a regional newspaper before making the decision to move to England in September 2013.
She undertook a year-long master of arts in international journalism at City University London and joined Insurance Age as a reporter in October 2014.
She was recognised by the British Insurance Brokers' Association in its 2015 awards ceremony scooping highly commended in the newcomer to insurance journalism category.
Aviva MD of UK intermediaries, Phil Bayles, says distribution costs need to improve in the sector but denies there is a commission problem following dispute with GRP.
Research from Aviva shows 9% of brokers are expected to leave the industry in the next year but only 13% of brokers have planned for their retirement.
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CFO Richard Hoskins says focus is on "disciplined growth" and investing in digital initiatives.
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The investigation has been launched despite Asplin resigning his membership last month.
Scheme aimed at companies operating drones for commercial or business purposes.
Management team and staff to remain with the broker, which has its sights set on making its own deals.
No provider has yet committed to using it or given a timeframe for any potential implementation.