Graduate snub for insurance

Insurance companies are not rated highly by graduates, a survey revealed. High Fliers Research asked 16,000 2005 graduates which employer they felt offered the best opportunities. Accountancy firms came out at the head of the top 100, while the only insurers were the Royal Bank of Scotland at 15th and Halifax Bank of Scotland at 62nd.

Brit to open office in Reading

Brit said it would be opening a new regional office in Reading, which would be its southern headquarter