Scrivener resigns
Tim Scrivener has resigned as managing director of Domestic & General with effect from 31 December this year. John Pearmund has been appointed chief executive, effective from 2 January 2004.

Fine art cover
Zurich has developed a fine art and specie product combining commercial business cover and specialist stock insurance in one policy.

Cause for Alarm
An estimated 84% of Scottish school fires are caused by arson, according to new statistics from Alarm, the national forum for risk management in the public sector.

Alarm has developed a risk management toolkit to help public sector organisations manage everyday risks.

Club's up
The London P&I Club reported an improvement of more than £2m in its financial position, despite a third consecutive year in which it said investments had failed to yield a significant return. Accumulated free reserves are said to stand at $87.9m (£53.2m).

Isabel costs
Insurance costs from Hurricane Isabel are expected to fall below $1bn (£620m), less than half the cost of Hurricane Floyd in 1999.

Coventry win
Heath Lambert Insurance Services (HLIS) has won the Coventry Building Society household account for a further three years.

Listed cover
Axa Art and Ecclesiastical Insurance have launched a policy, called Art & Architecture, aimed at owners of listed buildings.

Rely on Mazda
Mazda is the most reliable motor manufacturer in the UK, according to a poll by insurance company Warranty Direct.

Web wheels
Liverpool Victoria has launched an online service offering motor insurance.