Pet insurance

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.

Post in print - 18 March issue

Amy Ellis outlines the major news headlines from this week's issue of Post, including Towergate Lloyd's decision, Giles restructure, Hong Kong beats London and dog insurance muddle.

Allianz Insurance profit up 5.2%

The UK arm of the German giant recorded a combined ratio down 2.3 percentage points to 92.9%, with the retail business improving its COR by 8.2 percentage points over 2008.

Compare expands to meet demand

Compare the market has expanded with three new appointments, director of insurance partners, director of money and senior manager for life and general insurance.

Pick of the week

Post reporter Amy Ellis outlines some of the major stories from this week's issue of Post Magazine.

Seel named pet committee chairman

David Seel, managing director of Capita Insurance's pet insurance arm Thornside has been appointed chairman of the Association of British Insurers’ Pet Insurance Committee.

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