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March 26, 2013

BGL Group announces new executive chairman and CEO

by Brian Turner

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The BGL Group today announced that Peter Winslow is to become Executive Chairman of the BGL Group, and Matthew Donaldson will take the role of Chief Executive Officer. The changes will be effective as of July 1. Peter Winslow has been Chief Executive of the Group since 1995, and has led the Group through an […]



March 11, 2013

AIG launches its Apprenticeship Programme

by Brian Turner

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AIG Europe Limited is joining forces with the National Apprenticeship Service to announce its new Apprenticeship programme. AIG will be creating job opportunities for up to 25 apprentices in 2013 based in the company’s Claims centres in Croydon and Chesterfield. Nicolas Aubert UK Managing Director for AIG said, “There is a very real need within […]



Open GI appoints Insurer Relations Manager

by Brian Turner

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Open GI, has enhanced its Insurer Relations team with the promotion of Tavis Childs to Insurer Relations Manager. In his new role, Tavis will be responsible for maintaining relationships with insurer customers, working closely to secure products and making them available on the Open GI system for use by brokers. With over a decade of […]



March 7, 2013

BGL announces management changes

by Brian Turner

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The BGL Group today announced two new appointments and a departure within its senior team. Martin Overton has stepped down as Group Director Legal Services and leaves BGL in March. Martin joined the Group in 2006 as Director, Commercial and Corporate Services, and was promoted to Managing Director of ACM, BGL’s claims management arm, in […]



March 5, 2013

Accident Claims Specialists directors jailed for fraud

by Brian Turner

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Two fraudsters who made thousands of pounds from fraudulent insurance claims have been jailed. Shakir Javid was sentenced to three years in prison at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday (1 March 2013) for masterminding the scams. His accomplice, Amjed Malik Iqbal, will serve two years and four months behind bars. An investigation was launched after […]



Vamco aims to ringfence repair monies

by Brian Turner

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Outsourced motor insurance claims specialist Vamco has pledged to keep every pound destined for its body-shop partners safe behind a legal ring-fence. The Surrey-based organisation, which has never sought or taken ‘referral fees’ from its networks of repairers, guarantees that monies it receives from insurers for accident damage will go to the hard-pressed body-shops and […]



March 4, 2013

Thomas Carroll Group announces new appointments

by Brian Turner

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Thomas Carroll Group, the Welsh insurance, risk management to financial services group, has announced two senior executive appointments to its commercial insurance division. Sian England has joined Thomas Carroll Brokers as Account Executive based at the company’s Caerphilly headquarters. Augmenting Thomas Carroll’s Swansea headquarters is Jo Watson, who has been appointed New Business Executive for […]



AXA Commercial Lines wins accolades from Celent

by Brian Turner

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Celent, an international financial research and consulting firm, has named AXA as a Model Insurer 2013, one of 18 insurers from across the globe to receive the prestigious award. Celent bestows awards to those organisations that can best demonstrate the use year’s best technology initiatives through the use of innovation, best practices and measurable business […]



Towergate signs Loss Recovery Insurance agreement with Lorega

by Brian Turner

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Towergate has entered into a five-year agreement with Lorega, to exclusively provide its range of Loss Recovery Insurance products to the broker’s clients. Lorega has successfully worked in partnership with Towergate since 2006, to provide specialist policyholder claims services, branded as Towergate Assist. Under the terms of the new agreement Towergate will continue to own […]



March 1, 2013

Higos Insurance Services launches second TV advertising campaign

by Brian Turner

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Higos Insurance Services is launching a second television advertising campaign, building on the success of its first campaign in May 2012. The insurance broker’s second campaign launches on ITV1 in the West region at 19:58 today, Friday 1st March, at the end of the first episode of Coronation Street. The region covers 14 of Higos’ […]