Underwriter expands

APC expansion

APC is looking to expand in England, Northern Ireland and Wales by establishing a broker development manager structure, not through regional offices as previously reported.

The broker development manager (BDM) recruitment drive is ongoing and APC is looking to establish between six and eight BDMs to support brokers across these regions.

Alliance & Leicester fined

The FSA has handed Alliance & Leicester a £7m fine following failures in the bank’s selling of payment protection insurance (PPI). Reports claimed the Competition Commission was poised to ban banks from selling PPI with loans.

JLT appoints Dann

JLT has appointed Warren Dann sales leader for its global risk solutions division. Dann was previously development director for Aon Global UK.

Confused joins Open GI

Confused.com has become the latest aggregator to join Open GI’s eAggregator. The tool allows brokers to connect their Open GI quotation engines for motor, motorcycle, home and commercial vehicle to aggregator sites.