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.
Claims chief, Graham Gibson, insists that the closure and job cuts mainly affect personal lines as engineering and tech clients will see service improve.
The insurer is set to close its Bristol claims operation with a threat to 128 jobs as it reviews its claims business.
The announcement comes one day ahead of an investor meeting in which it is predicted new CEO Maurice Tulloch will announce a restructure.
The Society of Insurance Broking has developed the guide which outlines regulatory rules.
Siân Barton urges the sector to sign up to the three Insurance Cares pledges to help vulnerable customers with dementia.
Insurance Age has worked with Insurance United Against Dementia to develop the pledges as the CII launches a dementia friendly guide.
The trade body now has 50+ members as it seeks to become a voice for the sector.
The on-demand property broker, which focuses on the sharing economy, has raised £2.5m in a funding round led by Peter Wood and Esure.
The deadline has been revised after originally being set for 28 March 2019.
The former Brightside CEO has been appointed as an NED alongside Sir Mark Boleat as chairman.
Mactavish pursues Zurich, Liberty and other insurers but praises brokers involved in the case as insolvency places providers at risk of damages claim.
The long-rumoured deal is believed to be set to conclude in the next few days.
The organisations have worked with the government to develop the guidance.
The move follows Dunedin’s 2016 investment in Kingsbridge.