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.
The regulator sends a shot across the bow to brokers about leaseholder buildings insurance as the sector is warned to look at the wider picture.
A number of planned events, such as the festival Boomtown, have already been cancelled due to lack of cover as pressure mounts on the government to step in.
The watchdog said the broker did not have adequate oversight and warned that it is increasingly seeing examples of “misconduct” stemming from principals’ failure to monitor their appointed representatives appropriately and flags AR fee consultation.
The sale includes Fresh-brands Autosaint, Ladybird and First Van.
Kingfisher (formerly Vantage) bought Fresh in 2018. The sale follows Kingfisher taking the Fresh-sellers to court alleging it had been “induced to enter into the purchase by fraudulent misrepresentations made by and/or on behalf of the warrantors”.
Head Lines: The survey will benchmark the health of people working in the insurance sector for the first time.
Higgins comes on board as group chairman
The organisation has launched its first product for the motor trade combined market, backed by NIG and Covéa, and developed an online liability portal.