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.
Industry reacts to Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss insurers’ appeals in FCA BI test case
The broker's turnover fell but adjusted Ebitda grew in 2019 according to its latest set of financial results, as the business also comments on its sale to Ormiston Holdco in early 2020.
Europe, Middle East and Asia CEO Simon Matson says the UK business achieved organic growth of 5% in 2020.
Group underwriting director Gary Humphreys says funding agreement led by Pollen Street Capital restructures the MGA's debt and opens the business up for making further deals.
CEO David Howden hopes A-Plan will help attract UK brokers who do not want to join the "traditional aggregators" as it explores deals of all sizes.
QIC is also set to participate in the transaction, as Markerstudy says it plans to grow organically and through acquisitions.
The broking group says it has facilities of over £300m to support growth and acquisitions, as it looks to make more deals in the retail space and to grow its MGA arm, Dual.
PCH, which was bought by GRP last June, says it is committed to expanding the consolidator's healthcare operation.
In a letter to insurers, FCA executive director Sheldon Mills, urges firms to reassess and settle valid BI claims.
Trade body to issue package of guidance and host a webinar to help members "manage some difficult conversations" after brokers are inundated with calls from clients hoping to claim.
Brokers say national press coverage has led to confusion and a massive increase in client calls as they await communication from insurers on how to proceed.
David Heathfield, CEO of the US-based broker’s UK arm, discusses its recent deal to buy Borland Insurance and reveals ambitious UK growth plans.
Providers pledge to review claims and contact customers after the Supreme Court sided with the FCA and policyholders in the final verdict over payment of BI claims arising from Covid-19.
The court also concluded that the Orient Express case, which insurers relied on during the hearing, was wrongly decided and should be overruled.
Borland is headquartered in Scotland and the deal follows AssuredPartners' purchase of Birmingham-based Hettle Andrews & Associates in 2019.
Partner Carl Wormald tells Insurance Age he is keen to build up another UK regional broker following the private equity provider's sale of Bollington Wilson to Gallagher.
UK Retail boss Michael Rea discusses the thinking behind Gallagher’s deal to buy Bollington and confirms it is looking to make further acquisitions.