Pet insurance

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.

Green Insurance offers pet cover

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

Cautious welcome for dog insurance u-turn

The Association of British Insurers has welcomed the government's decision to abandon plans to introduce compulsory insurance for all dog owners, but warned that the insurance industry has not heard the last of the issue.

Thornside pet insurance

Thornside, the pet insurance division of Capita Insurance Distribution, is to work with Home Retail Group to provide and administer its new pet insurance programme in Ireland.

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