Macbeth buys freight insurer, Peter Lole

Thames Valley insurance firm Macbeth has purchased Buckinghamshire-based freight and logistics insurer Peter Lole. The Reading-based firm will increase its team to 45, including Peter Lole’s Tracey Meaney who remains as a director. Chief executive Paul Macbeth said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Tracey and the team to the Macbeth family,” says Paul Macbeth. The combination of our existing commercial client base and Peter Lole’s heritage in the logistics and freight ... [+]

Handling PPE? Stay alert, says insurer

Insurance Broker Peter Lole is urging clients moving or storing PPE equipment to reassess their current security arrangements after 80,000 face masks were stolen from a warehouse in Manchester. The high quality respirator masks were stolen after thieves cut a hole in the steel warehouse shutters to avoid triggering the alarm ... [+]

Peter Lole, insurance expert 1937-2019

Marine insurance expert Peter Lole has died. Born in 1937, in London, he started his 56-year long career with Lloyds broker Holmwoods & Back Manson, before joining the Navy to do his two years’ National Service, when he was involved in the Suez Crisis in 1956. After returning to Lloyds he ... [+]

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