Nov 18 (Reuters) – The Association of British Insurers said on Tuesday that Huw Evans would succeed Otto Thoresen as director general in February 2015.Evans, who joined the ABI in 2008 and is currently director of policy and deputy director general, takes over from Thoresen who was recently appointed chairman of the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST).
The Managing Director of leading Essex-based marketing agency CJAM is set to decide who will be crowned as Colchester’s ‘Business Man of the Year’. Christine Joyce, herself a winner of two ‘Excellence in Marketing’ awards, is sponsoring the prestigious award category to show support for the achievements of fellow Colchester businesses. She will review the entries, interview the shortlisted candidates and select the lucky winner, presenting him with his award at the Colchester Business Awards Ceremony in December. Joyce will also speak at the event about the qualities demonstrated by this year’s finalists and what it takes to be an entrepreneurial business leader.
The CJAM team is thrilled to reveal that CJAM has been shortlisted for two Colchester Business Awards. We’re up for the ‘Excellence in Marketing’ award and our Managing Director, Christine Joyce, has made the final shortlist of the ‘Business Woman of the Year’ category. We’ll all be heading to the awards ceremony at Charter Hall on 5th December 2014. Wish us luck!
The UK government has outlined its plans to reform the Highways Agency and introduce a long term vision for improving the UK road network by creating new ‘watchdog’ and ‘monitor’ bodies that will together aim to better the performance of England’s motorways and major roads, something which will impact on road haulage interests. The move has been welcomed the Freight Transport Association (FTA) which also calls for all party support of these road reform proposals.
Associations have increasingly unrealistic expectations of professional congress organisers (PCOs), according to one of the industry’s most outspoken stalwarts.
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Since the demise of the British Surfing Association (BSA) UK surfing has for the last few years suffered without a unified organisation standing up for it.
The National Association of Head Teachers, representing 28,500 heads, has joined the Trades Union Congress.
The trade association that represents companies responsible for handling much of the UK’s visible trade is warning that a severe shortage of HGV drivers could wreak havoc with deliveries in the lead up to the Christmas peak.
The Charity Retail Association has appointed Martin Blackwell, head of the Association of Town & City Management, as its next chief executive.