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Cornish Mutual is one of ICMIF’s UK members. They are based in the South West of the UK and offer a broad range of cover for individuals, farms and related business activities. Cornish Mutual is now celebrating having joined an elite group of the UK's top insurance companies by being awarded 'Chartered Insurer' status in recognition of its high standards of professionalism and customer service...

Voice is ICMIF’s quarterly magazine, containing stories and news embracing the sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives.

From this issue:

On October 17, 2011, Tan Suee Chieh announced that NTUC Income was going orange. His aim over the next four years is to lead his staff at Singapore based member, NTUC Income, in an ‘Orange Revolution’. The ...

The last year has been a time of substantial growth for Engage Mutual and as an organisation it has seen this growth underpinned by a strong financial performance. Engage Mutual is one of ICMIF’s UK-based members with its head office in Yorkshire.

On August 9, 2011 Engage Mutual announced the acquisition of National Friendly’s sales team and the One Fund, a health cash plan targeted at...

As a result of recent events in Japan ICMIF has taken a decision to relocate its Biennial Conference scheduled to take place in October in Tokyo to Manchester in the UK. The event will take place on the same dates as those originally scheduled for the Tokyo Conference, October 26-28.

In moving the Biennial Conference to the UK’s second city, Manchester, ICMIF has placed the event in...

An innovative new car insurance scheme for young drivers has been launched by Co-operative Insurance; part of the UK-based Co-operative Financial Services. This innovative policy through the use of innovative new technology utilising ‘Smartbox’ and satellite technology tracks how, and when, policyholders drive their car.

Once the insured vehicle is fitted with a Smartbox the insurance...

The Cooperative Group has announced its ethical screening plans for the next three years in which it plans to now screen all of its insurance investments. These investments that underpin its key insurance products amount to around £1 billion and so represent a significant new inclusion in the Cooperatives ethical operating plan. Where screening is not possible the UK-based mutual says it will...

UK based mutual Ecclesiastical have been buoyed by a forty million pound injection of capital from the end of 2010, raised through the issuance of noncumulative irredeemable preference shares, which CEO Michael Tripp says will better prepare them for Solvency II. The new regulations which will take effect at the end of 2012 have caused insurers to rethink their capital requirements in order to...

Voice is ICMIF’s quarterly magazine, containing stories and news embracing the sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives.

From this issue:

Motor bikes have long been a passion for Syed Moheeb bin Syed Kamarulzaman. One of his first bikes, a Triumph Tiger 500, accompanied him at the Institute Tecknologi Mara (now Malaysia’s prestigious Universiti Teknologi Mara) where...

Benenden Healthcare and Engage Mutual, two of the UK’s leading mutuals, have announced the formation of a new partnership to help deliver and better develop the ‘Benenden Health Cash Plan’. The partnership represents a great example of mutual organisations joining together for each others benefit and this is just the latest example of two ICMIF members forming such an alliance. The new...

In a feature length article in Insurance Day ICMIF member Ecclesiastical have been highlighted as one of the top ten corporate donors in the UK. This is a remarkable achievement for an organisation of such moderate size as it ranks above so many of the UK's largest companies.

Ecclesiastical CEO Michael Tripp attributes the organisations strong belief in Corporate Social Responsibility...

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