Commissioning editor, Insurance Age
Laurence has been commissioning editor at Insurance Age since May 2019. He has a background in financial and academic publishing, and previously developed content for the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Outside of work, Laurence enjoys making the most of his new home borough Hammersmith. He also likes record collecting, the theatre, and live music.
Provider partnered with HewardMills to develop the offering.
Manifesto includes 37 commitments and 29 calls for action across nine key areas including regulation, broking challenges, Brexit, and transport.
Broker can now offer claims support and loss recovery insurance to commercial property clients.
Group had held a 51% stake in Business Choice Direct since it was spun out in 2016.
CEO Edward Bruce said consolidator interest in the Scottish broker was increasing as it posted ‘record’ turnover for 2019.
Merger had originally been expected to be completed by the end of 2018.
Marine specialists expect to find replacement cover in the short-term, but predict that more market hardening is on the way.