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Wells Fargo to face further penalties over insurance – reports

Embattled financial services firm Wells Fargo is in for furtherpenalties, if sources cited by Reuters are to be believed.The California-headquartered company, which in 2016 wasordered to pay a record US$190 million after it was found thatfake bank accounts had been created in a move to pad salesfigures, is likely to …

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Revealed: Amazon eyeing business insurance

After being spotted recruiting for London-based insuranceprofessionals late last year, fresh reports have emerged thatsuggest Amazon is planning to enter the insurance industry. The e-commerce giant is in talks to create a credit card gearedtoward small business customers that could eventually see itoffer business insurance, according to a Bloomberg report.Amazon …

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Beach clean initiative gets funding boost from Boshers and Ecclesiastical

Ecclesiastical Insurance Group, known for its work in the thirdsector, has helped holiday home insurance specialists BoshersLtd support the #2minutebeachclean initiative. Devon-based Boshers applied for grant funding fromEcclesiastical’s ‘Closer to You’ community programme and nowhas £2,500 to provide The Beach Clean Network Limited. Theprogramme allows Ecclesiastical’s Select insurance brokerpartners to …

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UK General reveals personal lines cyber offering

Leeds-based UK General Insurance has today unveiled a newpersonal cyber protection product, which it says is aimed at ‘theman and woman on the street.’Developed in partnership with the MGA’s capacity partner,Munich Re, the offering is a departure for the cyber insurancemarket which has been predominantly focused on corporationsand mid to …

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2018 Africa High Achievers Scholarships At Cranfield University, UK

Application is invited for The Cranfield Sub-Saharan Africa HighAchievers Scholarship in Computational Engineering Scienceswhich is offered to applicants who wants to undergo a Mastersdegree program in Cranfield University, UK Application Deadline: 25 May 2018Eligible Countries: All African Countries Type: MastersValue Of Scholarships: Up to 40% reduction in tuition feesEligible Field …

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How can brokers use Facebook to generate new business leads?

Generating new leads is a continuous uphill struggle in theinsurance broking business – and it’s only getting harder with theinflux of direct-to-consumer touchless models, and whizz-banginsurtech disruptors. But there are simple ways to get your brand out there and createbusiness. Social media is one of the most powerfulcommunication and marketing …

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2018 Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship At University Of East Anglia, UK

Miles Morland Foundation (MFF) is currently accepting applicationsfrom young Africans within the School of Literature, Drama andCreative Writing to enable them to study on the MA CreativeWriting (Prose Fiction) course. A Total Value of £25,000 to cover tuition fees and a maintenancegrant will be awarded to successful applicants. Application Deadline: …

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BASU Part-Time Degree Admission, 2017/2018 Announced

The Bauchi State University wishes to advertise the sale of forms foradmission into its Part-Time Degree Programmes for 2017/2018Session. Entry requirements and Duration of Courses:i. Part-One Applicants: 6 years (12 Semesters): 5 relevant O/Levelcredits which must include English and Mathematics.ii. Part-Two Applicants: 5 years (10 Semesters): A NationalDiploma (ND) or …

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International Excellence Scholarships At Royal Holloway University Of London, UK

Royal Holloway University of London UK is offering theInternational Excellence Scholarships for international studentswho wants to pursue a bachelors degree program in theuniversity. This scholarship is offered as tuition fee waivers of £10,000 intotal, given in installments over three years of study at RoyalHolloway: £4,000 in year 1, £3,000 in …

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2018 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships At University Of Birmingham, UK

The International Development Department is pleased toannounce an exciting opportunity to undertake the MSc inInternational Development (Governance and State-building) with afull scholarship in University Of Birmingham, UK . The scholarship is for two years to enable the applicant tocomplete the MSc and undertake a one year internship, includingsix-months with the …

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