TAG workers payout
Former employers of The Accident Group (TAG) have received £4m in redundancy payments from the government. Administrator PWC has finished its report on the group, and …

TAG workers payoutFormer employers of The Accident Group (TAG) have received £4m in redundancy payments from the government. Administrator PWC has finished its report on the group, and based on its findings the Department of Trade and Industry is considering if further action will be taken.

St Paul recruitsSt Paul has recruited David Drew, Mike Bridge, Mick Husband and Andy Clements from Zenith Commercial.

Direct Line voteIT support staff at Direct Lines' Croydon office have voted to be balloted on strike action. The second ballot will take place between Monday 27 October and Friday 7 November.

Ace appoints ElmsAce European Group has appointed Julian Elms as UK and Ireland regional D&O manager.

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Worldwide in PMIGoodhealth Worldwide is to enter the UK broker-intermediated private medical insurance market before the end of the year. Derry Andrews, previously managing director of Clinicare, will head the new operation.

Major's claimsCharles Ingram, the former Army major convicted of cheating on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, claimed more than £30,000 on insurance policies that were dishonestly obtained, a court heard this week. Ingram has denied seven charges at Bournemouth Crown Court. It is claimed that Ingram took out two consecutive home contents insurance policies with Zurich and Direct Line. In both cases he had failed to reveal that he had made claims against his previous insurer, Norwich Union.