Diabetes & Dangerous driving: Motor functions

With the number of people in the UK being diagnosed with diabetes increasing dramatically, Ian Bridge says insurers should alert their motor customers to be more aware of the legal implications.

Aviva drops Asda

Aviva has relinquished its role as lead home, motor and travel insurer for Asda. The insurer extended its affinity deal signed in March 2003 with the supermarket until December 2009.

AA insurance boss: deals "drying up"

The AA has reported that car insurance premiums rose more sharply in the last quarter of 2009 than at any other point since the launch of its UK insurance premium index in 1994.

Axa unveils direct launch

Axa has signalled its intention to become a major player in the direct motor market after launching an aggressive marketing campaign to support its return to the sector.

Allianz household range goes live

Allianz Retail’s broker household product range, Allianz Clear, will be launched to over 500 Insurecom software users this month, forming the next stage of the range’s roll-out to Allianz Retail’s broker network.

Co-op agrees new deal with Parabis

The Co-operative Insurance has selected Parabis to handle all of its volume third party bodily injury claims and litigation following a review of suppliers.

Axa launches direct motor policy

Axa has re-entered the direct car insurance market with the launch of a product aimed at experienced drivers who have fewer accidents, more years driving and fewer convictions.

New senior manager appointed at BGL

Nik Hobson has been appointed as senior manager for panel development. Mr Hobson’s appointment brings the panel development team up to 17, compared to seven employees 18 months ago.

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