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Siân Barton

Editor, Insurance Age

Siân joined Insurance Age as commissioning editor in 2014 and prior to this worked on a range of B2B titles covering topics including recycling, the co-operative movement and health and social care.

After a stint as deputy editor she was promoted to editor in 2018. During that year she also joined, alongside a set of intrepid insurance professionals, the InsureTrek which saw the group hike the Mont Blanc Massif and raise more than £100,000 for Insurance United Against Dementia.

In 2020 Siân was the recipient of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association Journalist of the Year award while Insurance Age took the trophy for Publication of the Year. She also won Profile of the Year.

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Articles by Siân Barton

Broking success: Doing the deals

Heath Crawford and Foster managing director Paul Weinberg tells Insurance Age how the broker has coped with the Covid crisis and reveals why he is chasing more acquisitions

IPT remains at 12%

The Budget swerves IPT rise and Entrepreneurs’ Relief escapes for now but Corporation Tax increases to 25%.

GRP’s Newstead buys local broker

GRP purchased Birmingham-based Newstead in January this year and described it as a “flag in the ground” in the city as it seeks to build its presence.

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