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.
She was recognised by the British Insurance Brokers' Association in its 2015 awards ceremony scooping highly commended in the newcomer to insurance journalism category.
Danish provider says it "takes issue" with claims that it had prematurely ended its contract with Staveley Head, causing the broker to go into administration.
CEO Andrew Horton says provider is committed to regional brokers through its Birmingham office despite recently pulling out of UK regional marine.
Move follows solvency issues at the broker’s main insurer as administrator initiates fire sale and says majority of Staveley Head's 85 staff have been made redundant.
Research by Consumer Intelligence shows the average van premium has risen by 37.4% since April 2014.
David Hopwood promises the business "won't ignore" members' reasons for joining a particular network.
As providers continue to pull out of unprofitable lines of business, a generation of brokers who have never known a hard market could struggle in a capacity crunch, industry experts have warned.
Marsh ProBroker, Bluefin Network and Purple Partnership to become single networks proposition led by David Hopwood as Marsh Commercial seeks to align more closely with Marsh.
Insurer is set to open a new branch in an unidentified location, with staff also set to move to existing offices in York and Colchester. It confirmed no broker-facing roles are affected.
The unrated provider was told to restate information in its annual report earlier this month.
NIG has also added two new products on SSP's commercial e-trading platform.
GRP has been exploring sale and reinvestment options since last summer.
The former A&A broker boss, who set up Insenture Underwriting last year, discusses his new venture alongside his son Lloyd Allen.