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.
Future proof: Walmsleys’ managing director Steven Moore tells Insurance Age how the broker is embracing technology while maintaining traditional ways of working and how it is coping with Covid-19
Profit for the business, formerly known as Eldon, slipped to £5.0m from £6.4m the previous year.
MP, Tony Lloyd, slams Markerstudy over potential loss of 200 jobs and failure to recognise Unite and calls on Co-op to examine "moral compass" amid sale which is yet to complete.
Zego’s Harry Franks explores how insurtechs are filling the customer expectation void in insurance.
The business was sold to Sun Capital last year. Since then it has secured a £1m development loan from Close Brothers and its investors has pumped £7m into Mulsanne to help with solvency.
Cliff has been appointed chairman of the firm which specialises in the social housing sector, travel and associated insurance and property insurance.
The firm has purchased Incepta for an undisclosed sum.
The insurer said it was planning to retain at least 700 of the 900 staff moving across with the Co-op’s underwriting business following union complaint.
The CEO said that as part of this there may be some market withdrawals and “difficult” decisions as she reaffirms Aviva’s commitment to brokers as UK COR soars amid Covid-19.
The deal values Hastings at around £1.66bn as the provider also publishes half year results.
Unite said the deal is a “betrayal” of the Co-op philosophy as trade union predicts 200 jobs at risk once deal goes through.
The #justpayit campaign has highlighted that some providers are reducing BI payouts to businesses which have received government support grants.