Post senior reporter Amy Ellis outlines this week's major general insurance stories which include an Essex based insurance broker lodging a formal complaint against Qmetric for using the Primo trading title which it claims was its brand name first.
Robin Foster-Taylor, managing director of Primo Plc, who argues his company has been trading under the name a decade before Qmetric started Primo Insurance, said Qmetric CEO Tony Deacon has alredy rebuffed his invitation to change the Primo Insurance name.
In other news: Stock market crashes and market uncertainties are moving high net worth customers from stocks and shares to more tangible assets, boosting business for HNWinsurers; Aviva’s UK retail director Steve Treloar has vowed to expand new car insurance brand Quote Me Happy into the household market; and former Churchill managing director Mike Quinton has taken what he refers to as an “opportunity of a lifetime” to become Debra Williams' first senior appointment at a new price comparison site, joining as commercial director.
Keep up to date with all the latest news as it breaks at postolnline.co.uk.
Protection and Indemnity insurance provider The UK P&I Club has called for members to use ‘can-test’ to help avoid loss of life arising from cargo liquefaction.
Standards could play a key role in helping to strengthen and accelerate fintech’s development in the UK, research from BSI has suggested.
Insurance Europe has questioned the ability of a services passport to ensure that a service provider is able to satisfy cross-border insurance obligations, in response to a European Commission consultation.
A woman who pocketed £66,000 of her mother’s pension payments three years after she died has pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering.