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.
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The $5.6bn takeover was unveiled in September.
First Specialty has been set-up following NSM’s buy of UK motor MGA Xpekt.
The specialist MGA has teamed up with Beazley and the product will be available to its brokers.
The firms have teamed up with Equipsme health and wellbeing products to be distributed by the wholesaler.
The CMA has provisionally found that the aggregator is preventing customers from getting better home deals through use of its ‘most favoured nation clauses’.
The Insurance Fraud Bureau and The AA have warned of a sharp rise in fraudsters focusing on victims via sites like Twitter and Facebook.
Applied’s customer experience expert Kris Hackney explains why brokers need to become truly digital and highlights how customer journeys are changing.
Investment in Applied Systems is not a sign of disruption to come and “testament to the independent agent being strong”.
The tech giant has invested a nine figure sum in the software house but CEO Reid French said brokers should not be concerned about data sharing or disintermediation.