As an avid armchair sports fan I spent most August evenings sitting on the edge of said chair cheering Team GB on as they ran, swam, pedalled and penalty shuffled their way to a record 67 medals.
BIA 2016: Major loss; claims initiative – insurer and outsourced; risk consultancy and in-house risk management
Major Loss; Claims Initiative of the Year – Insurer; Claims Initiative of the Year – Outsourced Partner; Risk Management Award – In-House & Insurable Risk Managers; Risk Consultancy
Former chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services Jonathan Evans, pictured, was last night acclaimed as the achievement winner at the British Insurance Awards.
The main focus for Hyperion Insurance Group this year will be primarily on organic growth following a flurry of deal-making in 2015, according to CEO David Howden.
Not everyone wants to live in London – there is talent all over the UK, and it’s time it was noticed, says Stuart Rootham, UK joint managing director, Howden.
Hyperion-owned Howden UK has completed the acquisition of sports and recreation specialist Perkins Slade Forrest Holdings following shareholder and regulatory approval.
Howden UK has agreed to buy Perkins Slade Forrest subject to shareholder and regulatory approval.
Birmingham-based broker Perkins Slade has attributed reduced service fee payments from insurers and soft market conditions for a modest 2% rise in turnover for the year ended 31 August 2014.
Prosight Specialty Underwriters has agreed a deal to write a specialist travel insurance scheme for members of the British Mountaineering Council.
Axa has recruited Perkins Slade’s Bert Ramos to serve as sales manager, as the insurer continues to grow its Birmingham branch.
Who has moved where in the insurance industry this week.
Former RSA mid-market regions director Dan Wilkinson has resurfaced at independent broker Perkins Slade where he will work on a consultancy basis to support delivery of the company’s business development strategy.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has renewed its credit management and bonds scheme with Perkins Slade.
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Independent broker Perkins Slade has appointed two associate directors to lead the delivery of the company’s new business strategy
Broker Perkins Slade has made several changes to its senior management team including a new corporate leader following Darren Rowe’s departure this month.
Perkins Slade has appointed former Power Place and Towergate boss Darren Rowe to the position of managing director corporate.
Despite a relatively quiet quarter for broker recruitment, Perkins Slade named three new directors this week. The intermediary was not the only firm making changes, with Jelf and Willis also naming new starters. Among insurers I was a bust seven days for…
Broker Perkins Slade has announced three new Board appointments from next year. It is promoting Julia Harrop to be client services director, Mark Ford to the role of broking director and Aslam Ismail will become finance and IT director.
In 2009, the Chartered Insurance Institute published its Future of Trust in Financial Services research, which revealed some key concerns for the insurance industry. Two years on, CII faculty members reflect on the progress made.
Last month, I attended the funeral of a good friend, Damien Doran, who worked for Perkins Slade, a great broking firm in Birmingham. Damien was the best of our industry. A man you could rely on to do the right thing for his clients, respected by everyone…
Perkins Slade founder and non-executive chairman David Slade, has been made an honorary fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Brokers and claims practitioners differ in opinion over the usefulness of business continuity plans. Amy Ellis looks at how the market can be educated about the inherent benefits.