Editor, Insurance Age
Siân joined Insurance Age in 2014 as commissioning editor and since then has broken a series of exclusives while looking after features and leading on roundtable coverage for the magazine.
In her spare time Camden-dweller Siân enjoys adding to her fledgling vinyl collection, the cinema, running and reading. She also likes to escape the city as often as she can in order to go horse-riding and enjoy the countryside.
On demand insurtechs encourage incumbents to give back premium as it is predicted providers could save £1bn as claims plummet amid lockdown.
Covid-19: Brokers battle colossal workloads as they look to help customers change policies and maintain cover.
John Glen said the government is in continual dialogue with insurance sector as he restates companies without the right cover will require support from elsewhere.
Brokers hit back over business interruption following criticism of the entire insurance industry as some call for government assistance in getting the message across.
The body outlined the insurer response to Financial Conduct Authority guidelines as providers waive renewals for key workers.
The insurance industry has faced a customer backlash as most commercial policies do not cover for business interruption caused by pandemic.
Government says insurers will cover pandemic but ABI insists this changes very little as most do not have this type of cover.
The body is hitting pause on April’s written exams until October but plans to press ahead with its July sittings and multiple choice exams in small groups will continue.
The body paid him £25,000 but the entire industry is now under fire over government decision to not enforce business closures in a move which some claim will affect BI cover.
Updated: The largest brokers in the UK revealed measures in place to protect staff and customers from coronavirus.