Post - 2012-06-14

Flood cover: Sink or swim?

The expiry of the Statement of Principles is a year away, and the industry is looking for a replacement to cover the impact of flooding. Two ideas have been floated, but which will sink and which will swim?

Market moves: A busy week in recruitment

The insurance industry enjoyed a busy week in recruitment, and brokers were the main movers and shakers as Marsh UK & Ireland welcomed a new chief executive and Giles named a new COO.

Interview: Damien Coates - the wizard of Oz

Charged with realising Hyperion's ambitions on the underwriting side, Damien Coates is a whirlwind of energy, keen to replicate his success around the world - although he may regret a marathon pact he made with marketing manager Marion May.

Penny speed meets... Paralympian Andy Skinner

Penny Black is incredibly excited about the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, and is especially proud of her friends in the industry for their support of Team GB. This week, she speed meets Andy Skinner, who is training for the sitting volleyball…

Editor's comment: Network connections

With rumours buzzing round the market about the nature of the fall out between Aviva and Broker Network, there have been inevitable suggestions of a sign that insurers are giving further thought to the value derived from some networks.

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