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Maybury: Life Insurance ‘Not Taken Seriously’

Maybury: Life Insurance ‘Not Taken Seriously’

Some people do not take life insurance seriously enough – putting their families and business at risk of financial hardship. That is according to Sheldon Maybury, Sales Supervisor at Colonial Life Assurance Co Ltd, who says that although awareness has increased, it is still too low on people’s priorities. He said figures in the US showed that one... Read more of this article

Colonial Awarded Top Marks For Cyber Security

Colonial Awarded Top Marks For Cyber Security

Colonial Group International Ltd. has been awarded a top cyber-security business protection certification. The Bermuda-based holding company received ‘Cyber Essentials Plus ‘ certification from the National Cyber Security Centre [NCSC], a UK Government organisation that helps public and private sector organisations protect themselves from cyber... Read more of this article

Colonial Acquires Minority Interest In Beacon

Colonial Acquires Minority Interest In Beacon

Colonial Group International Ltd. has acquired a minority interest in Beacon Insurance Company Ltd of Trinidad & Tobago. The partnership agreement, which was signed last Monday and is subject to regulatory approval by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, is “expected to generate significant growth opportunities for both insurers,”... Read more of this article

Tributes Paid To Colonial CEO Alan Peacock

Tributes Paid To Colonial CEO Alan Peacock

The Chairman of Colonial Group International Ltd., Dr. Grant Gibbons, has paid tribute to Chief Executive Officer and President Alan Peacock, who died suddenly on Monday, aged 69. Dr. Gibbons said: “For more than 40 years, Alan provided strong and consistent leadership to the Colonial Group of companies. After he joined Colonial Insurance in 1974,... Read more of this article

School Children To Get Expert Rugby Training

School Children To Get Expert Rugby Training

Hundreds of students will get a chance to be coached by some of the best-known names in rugby. Colonial Group International is sponsoring the Classic Lions at the World Rugby Classic next month and has teamed up with Beyond Rugby to organize a coaching session for 200 school children. Naz Farrow, Colonial Group International’s Chief Operating Officer... Read more of this article

Seminars For Life Insurance Awareness Month

Seminars For Life Insurance Awareness Month

Life insurance can cover a range of important uses such as helping businesses carry on and ensuring your mortgage is covered. Those will be some of the key issues addressed in a series of workshops to be held by Colonial Life as it marks Life Insurance Awareness Month [LIAM] in September. Sheldon Maybury, Colonial Life’s sales supervisor who will... Read more of this article

Colonial Group Appoints Naz Farrow As CEO

Colonial Group Appoints Naz Farrow As CEO

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Colonial Group International, Chairman Dr. Grant Gibbons announced that Naz Farrow, COO – Health, has been appointed Designate Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Group International [CGI] effective June 1st 2017. Farrow will assume the CEO role in mid-2018 when Alan Peacock will retire as CEO and President... Read more of this article

Free Seminar On Saving, Budgeting, Investment

Free Seminar On Saving, Budgeting, Investment

People will be able to get expert free advice on saving and budgeting as well as investments during a free seminar, as on Thursday [April 27] Colonial Pension Services will host ‘It’s Your Future … and Your Now’ at the Hamilton Princess. Laurie Daniels, Customer Service Manager with Colonial Pensions Services Limited, said: “Research shows... Read more of this article

Colonial Renames Wellness Programme: Zest

Colonial Renames Wellness Programme: Zest

One of the Island’s wellness programmes has received a make-over and a new name in a bid to get more people off the couch. “The health issues in Bermuda are very well documented,” said Jacqueline Perreault, Colonial’s Corporate Wellness Director. “An awful lot of those issues are preventable. Quite often all it takes is a changing a few habits.” Colonial... Read more of this article

Colonial Urges People To Support P.A.L.S. Walk

Colonial Urges People To Support P.A.L.S. Walk

People are being urged to sign up for a charity walk to raise funds for cancer care in Bermuda, with the 29th annual P.A.L.S. Cancer Care Sponsored Walk set to takes place on Sunday [Feb 19] with people able walk three, five or 10 kilometre routes, starting from the organisation’s offices at 18 Point Finger Road at 8.30am. Colonial is one of the... Read more of this article

Free Seminar To Answer Pension Questions

Free Seminar To Answer Pension Questions

How long will you need your retirement money to last? How much should you be saving now? How should your pension funds be allocated? These are just some of the questions that will be answered at a pensions seminar in Hamilton. Colonial Pension Services has organised a free meeting to address key questions surrounding pensions, to be held on Thursday... Read more of this article

‘Testament To High Standards Of Construction’

‘Testament To High Standards Of Construction’

Colonial Insurance have received 22 claims so far, and said that as a comparison, they had over 400 claims after Hurricane Matthew hit another island last week, saying the variance in claims is a “great testament to the high standards of construction in Bermuda.” Juanita Coley, Claims Manager, Colonial Insurance, said: “We have had very... Read more of this article

Colonial To Host Free Seminars On Life Insurance

Colonial To Host Free Seminars On Life Insurance

One of the Island’s leading insurance companies is marking Life Insurance Awareness Month with a series of free seminars on the subject. Colonial Life Assurance will host a series of lunch and learn seminars tomorrow [Sept 7], and September 14, 21 and 28 – all at their offices at Jardine House on Reid Street and all from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. A... Read more of this article