Opinion

My other life: Michael Whitfield, Lifetime caretaker

Outside of his role as managing director at CPP Group, Micheal Whitfield looks after an old farm in Staffordshire Moorlands. Along with his wife, he participates in a 'higher level' Countryside Stewardship Agreement, which involves adhering to a…

MGA Mole: Why does banking look down on insurance?

Post has enlisted a managing general agent industry mole to lift the lid on what the sector is really like. Our anonymous commentator asks why the perception of working in the insurance industry is so bad from the outside.

Editor's comment: 2020 - A year of celebration

The year 2020 has been a long time coming for some in our family. In 1995 my lovely, tiny and very northern grandmother turned 95 and since then all 12 of her great-grandchildren have been counting down to the day she turns 100 and gets her card from The…

MGA Mole: Why is client 'confidentiality' a dirty word?

Post has enlisted a managing general agent industry mole to lift the lid on what the sector is really like. In the first of this new series, our anonymous commentator asks why the industry isn't more careful with customers' information and warns that -…

Editor's comment: Driving the message home

At 11-years-old my son is getting to the stage where I’m an embarrassment to him. A kiss goodbye at the playground is not cool, in fact he’d prefer to be dropped off out of sight of the school, if possible, and he can’t wait until he is allowed to walk…

Allianz's Graham Gibson on embracing sustainability

As awareness of the damage we’re doing to our planet grows, sustainability is firmly on the corporate agenda, writes Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance. Finding ways to reduce our environmental footprint and safeguard the future for…

My other life: Emily Owen, footballer

When not working as e-trading underwriter at Beazley, Emily Owen is a semi-professional footWhen not working as e-trading underwriter at Beazley, Emily Owen plays football for Derby County Ladies football club.ball player.

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