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Category: General Insurance

Sesame Bankhall Group has appointed former Pink and The Right Mortgage Network’s Jane Benjamin as head of lender relationships.

Barclays could be next in line to join HSBC in ending its membership with the Council of Mortgage Lenders by the end of 2016.

The Bank of England has named Andrew Bailey as the new head of the Financial Conduct Authority.

Cost of GI likely to rise

General insurance providers will raise home insurance prices in 2016 to reflect the risk of disasters like flooding, Legal & General insurance managing director Mark Holweger has warned.

Financial innovators wanted

The Finance Innovation Lab is looking for applicants for a six month Fellowship programme combining business strategy workshops, peer coaching and leadership development.

Legal & General has revealed plans to offer brokers guaranteed home insurance, invest heavily in its critical illness cover and bring down pricing on its income protection.

reduced income

Paymentshield has launched a GI Fit campaign in a bid to help brokers boost their income easily by selling more general insurance.

Sesame Bankhall Group has appointed Jeff Woods as business development director.

The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries has called on the Financial Conduct Authority to conduct a formal review of Financial Services Compensation Scheme Funding now.

reduced income

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy charged to brokers arranging home finance has doubled in a year from £5m in 2015/16 to £10m in 2016/17.