News editor, Incisive Media
Martin joined the Post team as News Editor in 2016.
Prior to that he worked as a reporter for The National in Dubai, covering the financial crisis and the Arab Spring.
He has over a decade experience in news, but this is his first insurance role.
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Stewart Steel has been named CEO of Sedgwick UK, which will be formed from a merger of Cunningham Lindsey and Vericlaim.
Insurers have already started to reduce motor premiums ahead of the government’s proposed whiplash and discount rate reforms.
Cunningham Lindsey will be subsumed under the Sedgwick brand following the acquisition of the adjuster last year.
The financial watchdog has vowed to tackle the problem of dual pricing in the coming year.
There is always something troubling about a disembodied head. More so, when it is Arnie’s head and it is shouting at people at the bus stop.
LV could make a profit of £44m if the discount rate was revised even fractionally, the company said.
LV will take a cautious approach to the home market following the acquisition of Allianz’s personal lines portfolio.
LV’s general insurance business saw a pre-tax profit of £164m in 2017, up from a loss of £30m the previous year.
Aviva started the year in its healthiest shape in recent memory, shaking off the impact of the Ogden rate reform to return to profit.
A Spanish insurer that covers leaseholder building insurance for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea will raise premiums by 86% as a result of the Grenfell fire.
More than 60,000 UK policyholders had business with Gable at the time of its collapse, and the UK guarantee scheme has to date paid almost £27m in compensation.
Businesses disrupted by terrorist attacks will soon be able to claim under their insurance policy.
Broker Network has bought a West Sussex commercial broker with turnover of £2.9m.
Thousands of complaints against insurers may need to be re-examined after a TV investigation found staff at the Financial Ombudsman Service were woefully undertrained.
Markel International has ceased writing London open market property business, making three redundancies.
Aston Lark has bought specialist broker Ingram Hawkins & Nock in a deal that will add £10m of premium to the group.
Exclusive: David Carey and Mark Campbell have left Zurich and LV respectively to join Aviva, as the company bolsters its commercial business.