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Ida Axling

News editor, 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.

Ida has won a number of awards for her journalism and in 2020 was promoted to Deputy Editor.

Articles by Ida Axling

Interview: Ecclesiastical's Richard Coleman

MD of UKGI, Richard Coleman, tells Insurance Age about the provider's plans to modernise its brand and discusses the business interruption test case and Ecclesiastical's approach to working with brokers.

GRP snaps up Ipswich-based broker

Five Insurance Brokers specialises in the construction, manufacturing and process, haulage, motor trade and warehousing sectors and will become an appointed representative of GRP.

Aston Lark buys Kent-based Sennocke

Deal includes two niche brands - Self-Build Zone and Build-Zone - as well as technical surveying and risk management business Build-Zone Survey Services.

Aston Lark reveals two fresh deals

The acquisitions will add £50m in annual premium income to Aston Lark, which says it is now set to become one of the biggest private medical insurance brokers in the UK.

Allianz nears £4bn in GWP

Provider says total impact of Covid-19 BI claims in 2020 was £175m and details it has to date paid 78% of valid SME claims.

"Bold move" for GRP as it buys Marsh's UK Networks business

The takeover, which includes Marsh ProBroker, Bluefin Network and Purple Partnership, will see David Hopwood continue to lead the combined networks business as part of the GRP executive team, as group CEO Mike Bruce promises there will be no redundancies.

BLW boss Brett Sainty joins Biba advisory board

Sainty joins the International and Wholesale Brokers’ Advisory Board, which provides advice and counsel on matters affecting international and wholesale market brokers and acts as a sounding board to the main Biba board.

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