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Abbey and Autoline merger to create £119m GWP acquisitive firm

The merger of Northern Ireland brokers Abbey Insurance and Autoline Insurance as Abbey Autoline on 1 September will create a £119m gross written premium growth focused firm that has an eye for striking takeover deals, managing director of the newly combined broking business Julie Gibbons told Post.

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After the floods last November, I visited Doncaster to see how the town was coping with the aftermath of the floods. While I was impressed by the swift recovery efforts of insurers, the local council and government agencies, I was also struck by just how powerless flooding can make whole communities feel and how devastating the long term effects can be.

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