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 risk management association called for a business sensitive approach on the coronavirus pandemic and warned of long term damage if insurers and brokers fail to show fairness and flexibility.
Exclusive: Abysmal, slow, abhorrent, extremely poor and incoherent are just some of the words used by brokers to describe claims dealings with a number of providers.
The provider published a Q1 trading update, the first to incorporate Allianz, LV and Legal & General, as it says it has made 200-plus Covid-19 claims pay outs.
The Covid Claims Groups sent an open letter to the ABI calling its BI stance “callous and wrong” and urging industry to pay out for extended BI cover.
Millionaire maker: From setting up one of the first consolidators to becoming an investor in start-ups, Chris Blackham reflects on the highs and lows of selling-up and shares his vision for the future
Insurance Cares: Report by Consumer Intelligence and Sicsic Advisory shows number of people in the vulnerable customer category has hit 13m.
Edwin Coe is representing a group of businesses with the insurer’s Resilience policy wording.
The Group is going after insurer Hiscox over its refusal to pay BI claims the group members believe to have been triggered by coronavirus pandemic.
The proportional refunds for customers in distress follows Admiral's flat £25 payment but broker customers are not included in the £30m LV has set aside for rebates.
The regulator issued a raft of measures today (1 May) for how financial services firms should behave while coronavirus grips the nation.
NDML is asking for some of Pool Re’s £6.6bn cash to be used to help businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector which have been hit by coronavirus.
The group is being advised by Mishcon de Reya and will look into claims denied by any number of insurers naming Axa, China Taiping, RSA, Touchstone, and Zurich but excluding Hiscox.
HM Treasury confirmed to Biba that small and medium-sized brokers are eligible for the scheme.
Harbour Litigation Funding will pay Mishcon de Reya to review the claims business owners have against Hiscox.
Updated: Major insurers including Axa, Aviva, Ageas, LV and Zurich respond on automatic rebates as motor disrupters say the Admiral £25 move does not go far enough and questions are raised about the gesture.