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First significant household fraud conviction

The imprisonment of two men for trying to defraud insurance companies for household claims worth more than £100 000 has been described as the industry's first significant conviction for household fraud.

RSA acquires 123 Money

RSA has completed the purchase of Irish personal lines broker 123 Money for a sum in excess of £54m.

Aviva trains sights on specialty lines

Aviva's new chief underwriting officer Axel Schmidt has revealed a wide-ranging plan to broaden its risk appetite by concentrating on areas it is currently under strength in, including local authority insurance.

One Call strikes Malta deal

Doncaster-based broker One Call insurance has become the latest intermediary to set up its own risk carrying captive insurer, Post has learnt.

RSA "ahead of curve" with cuts

RSA UK chief executive Adrian Brown has said the insurer's swingeing job cuts last year meant it was "ahead of the curve" in responding to the tough economic conditions.

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Ex-Hero boss plans start-up

Ian Meyer, a director at Capita Insurance Distribution, is poised to leave the firm to set up his own brokerage, Post has learnt.

Swiftcover to create 350 new jobs

Online motor insurer Swiftcover is building a new multi-million pound operations centre in Stockton, Teesside, bringing an expected 350 extra jobs to the area over the next three years.

Pet cover goes green

The Green Insurance Company is to expand its personal lines portfolio with a range of environmentally conscious pet insurance products.

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