Windsor and SLE were the broker and insurer for the Blackpool Pleasure Beach which was hit by a blaze that caused an estimated £1m damage. Last week, the fire damaged Th …
Blackpool blazeWindsor and SLE were the broker and insurer for the Blackpool Pleasure Beach which was hit by a blaze that caused an estimated £1m damage. Last week, the fire damaged The Grand National (Britain's oldest roller coaster), Alice in Wonderland and Trauma Towers.
Risk failingsUK companies are failing to exploit their competitive advantage in the application of risk management, according to new research from Marsh.
Riordan acquisitionLondon-based broker Riordan Eabry & Co Ltd has completed the acquisition of A Hampton & Co from Bushey-based Pearce Arrow Corporate & General Insurance Services.
Property coverWindsor-based foreign exchange specialist HIFX has opened an insurance division to provide consumers with insurance products for overseas properties. The company said Lloyd's would underwrite all HIFX Insure policies.
QBE acquisitionQBE has acquired Zurich's Singapore-based subsidiary, Zurich Insurance Singapore, for an undisclosed sum.
Asbestos law Law firm Davies Arnold Cooper (DAC) said over 700,000 UK businesses are in breach of the new asbestos regulations, which came into effect on 21 May.
Craven profit dropGlobal reinsurance and insurance broker Craven and Partners saw its profits drop by nearly 30% in its 2003 year-end results. It made a pre-tax profit of £383,367 in 2002 compared to £279,191 in 2003.
Irish safety pleaNew Irish Insurance Federation president Paul Donaldson called for the allocation of greater resources for the enforcement of workplace safety legislation. The move is part of a strategy to reduce the cost of liability insurance.