Marsh to launch new practice

Marsh announced it would launch a fully dedicated public sector practice on 1 January. The unit will have 26 staff based in Cardiff and Newcastle and will replace the previous offering where staff from other areas of the brokerage often shared the public sector workload.

- Quinn Direct considers rating

Irish insurer Quinn Direct admitted it is considering obtaining a rating in order to help grow its UK business. A spokesman said the option to apply for a rating was