UK Facilities launch

National wholesale insurance broker, UK Facilities, widened its offering with the introduction of UKFOnline, a commercial comparative online website.

First published on 27 July

Oval non-exec

Oval appointed Andrew Brown as a non-executive director. Brown, who was formerly joint chief executive of Gartmore Investment Man-agement, has been appointed to chair Oval’s risk, audit and compliance committee.

First published on 27 July

Talent wasted

Over half of UK employees in the insurance sector feel their employer is failing to help them realise their potential, according to research by OPP. And 13% believe that bosses have no idea where their strengths lie.

First published on 27 July

Arista launches policy

Arista, the commercial lines underwriting organisation, launched a contractors combined policy. This follows the launch of its tradesmen and professionals product earlier this month.

First published 30 July

Oxygen recruits for PI

Lloyd’s broker Oxygen has recruited three senior pro-fessional indemnity (PI) bro-kers. Andy Lucia, Lee Saunders and Gregory Irgin join Oxy-gen’s professional risks team and will focus on building the PI wholesale business.

First published on 30 July

New division for Holmans

Independent Lloyd’s broker John Holman and Sons is crea-ting a division to handle all of its binding authority business and manage any conflicts of interest between the broking and delegated underwriting functions.

First published on 30 July