Willis Sees Potential Shift in the Process of Buying Insurance with Increased Focus on Market Security

Willis Sees Potential Shift in the Process of Buying Insurance with Increased Focus on Market Security
Analysis in Spring Update to 2009 ‘Marketplace Realities’ Report
New York, NY, April 20 2009 – Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, foresees a potential shift in the way business is conducted in the insurance industry as a […]

Willis Group Holdings to Announce First-Quarter Earnings on April 29; Investor Conference Call Set for April 30

Willis Group Holdings to Announce First-Quarter Earnings on April 29; Investor Conference Call Set for April 30
New York, NY, April 16, 2009 - Willis Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, will announce its earnings for the first quarter ending March 31, 2009 after the market closes on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. Copies […]

Willis: Credit Crunch Fallout Increases Average Financial Institutions Insurance Premium by 15 Percent

Willis: Credit Crunch Fallout Increases Average
Financial Institutions Insurance Premium by 15 Percent
London, UK, April 16, 2009 –Financial Institutions face an average premium hike of 15 percent in early 2009, as insurance rates reflect a significant rise in claims volume resulting from the credit crunch, according to a new report from Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), […]

Willis Appoints CEO to Lead Operation in Sweden

Willis Appoints CEO to Lead Operation in Sweden
London, UK, April 15, 2009 - Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, announced today that Staffan Larsson has been appointed chief executive officer of its operations in Sweden. Based in Stockholm, Larsson, formerly a member of the Willis Sweden management team and head of Business […]

Global Special Risks London Team Joins Glencairn Energy

Global Special Risks London Team Joins Glencairn Energy
London, UK, April 14, 2009 - Glencairn, the Property, Casualty, Accident and Health broker within Faber & Dumas, a leading third-party wholesale broker, today announced that the London-based Upstream Energy team of Global Special Risks (GSR), headed by Andy Baker, has joined the newly established Glencairn Energy division […]

Willis Re: Reinsurance is the Only Stable Capital Available

Willis Re: Reinsurance is the Only Stable Capital Available
Broker’s Latest Renewals Report Shows Increased Demand for
Reinsurance as Reinsurers Defy the Downward Financial Trend
London, UK, March 31, 2009 - The majority of reinsurers reported relatively positive results and some underwriting profit despite poor investment returns in 2008, outperforming the wider financial services community. As a result, […]

Driven to distraction by famous landmarks

Driven to distraction by famous landmarks
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As planning for Mark Wallinger’s white horse dubbed ‘The Angel of the South’ gets underway, new research released today reveals that an estimated 4 million (12 per cent) motorists have had an accident or near miss because they were distracted by famous roadside landmarks.
The research, conducted by esure car insurance2, […]

Spring clean your finances to save

Spring clean your finances to save
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With the official start of Spring this Friday, it’s an ideal time for Brits to spring clean their personal finances. esure offers tips on how to bring down the cost of car insurance premiums whilst making sure it’s good quality cover at the best price.
If you do less miles than […]

Death of the dodgy licence plate

Death of the dodgy licence plate
Under plans to improve the MOT test procedure and increase the thoroughness of checks made on registration-plates, millions of drivers could have their vehicles failed if they attempt to evade traffic enforcement cameras by illegally modifying their licence plates.
New research released today by esure car insurance3 reveals that more […]

Pooches and their paunches

Pooches and their paunches
People who are overweight are more likely to have overweight pets, new research1 has revealed.
According to a study of 3,000 dog owners by esure pet insurance, Britain’s obesity crisis is spreading to the nation’s animals at an alarming rate.
The problem is due to a combination of pet lovers passing on their […]