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‘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

100-Year-Old Driver Recognised By Colonial

100-Year-Old Driver Recognised By Colonial

Even at the age of 100, there’s no stopping Brownlow Place who is at his happiest behind the wheel of his favourite Daihatsu. The sprightly centenarian got lessons when he was aged in his 20’s and asked if he still enjoyed driving he said: “Oh yes I do!” Mr Place has never driven overseas and has always stayed on Bermuda’s roads and asked... Read more of this article

Retirement Planning Seminar Set For Tomorrow

Retirement Planning Seminar Set For Tomorrow

Some key questions on pensions will be answered when Colonial Pension Services Ltd. presents a Retirement Planning Seminar tomorrow [June 30] at the Hamilton Princess Hotel from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be available after the presentation. Topics being covered include: how long do people need money to last in retirement, how much retirement... Read more of this article

Pension Fund Withdrawal Should Be ‘Last Resort’

Pension Fund Withdrawal Should Be ‘Last Resort’

Withdrawing money from a pension fund should be a last resort and could affect final pay-outs stopping people living out their golden years in comfort, according to a leading pensions company. Marie-Jo Caesar, Chief Operating Officer for Pensions at Colonial Group International, was speaking after it emerged that $17m has been withdrawn from occupational... Read more of this article

Colonial Group Sponsoring “Relay For Life”

Colonial Group Sponsoring “Relay For Life”

One of the Island’s leading insurance companies is sponsoring a major event that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for cancer research and prevention – including the Island’s new Radiation Therapy Initiative.Colonial Group International is sponsoring Relay For Life of Bermuda – the second time it has been a platinum sponsor. Naz... Read more of this article

Colonial Insurance, KBB Team Up For Clean Up

Colonial Insurance, KBB Team Up For Clean Up

Members of the Colonial Insurance Wellness Programme teamed up with Keep Bermuda Beautiful to help clean up areas in Warwick including around the rubber tree, Khyber Pass and Bulkhead Drive. By joining forces with KBB, the Colonial staff participated in a “Better Health and a Healthy Environment” activity. Related StoriesWhitney... Read more of this article

Events To Highlight Importance Of Life Insurance

Events To Highlight Importance Of Life Insurance

Colonial Insurance is holding a series of events to highlight the importance of life insurance. September is earmarked in North America as Life Insurance Awareness Month in order to show how it can help a business, the family and even in succession planning. Sheldon Maybury, a Life Insurance Consultant at Colonial Life Assurance, said the law mandated... Read more of this article

Isachsen To Oversee Colonial Wellness Program

Isachsen To Oversee Colonial Wellness Program

Companies in Bermuda are increasingly taking the welfare of their staff more seriously and implementing new health schemes, according to a newly appointed wellness coordinator. Emmy Isachsen has been appointed by Colonial Medical to oversee wellness programmes for the firm’s clients, including the Virgin Pulse scheme. She said: “Health and wellness... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: Arianna Huffington’s Speech

One Hour Video: Arianna Huffington’s Speech

Hundreds of people packed the Fairmont Southampton Poinciana Ballroom to hear Arianna Huffington talk about the importance of looking after ourselves. The founder of the Huffington Post was on the Island courtesy of Colonial Medical Insurance, and spoke to more than 900 people on Saturday. She told the crowd that her ‘wake-up’ moment was when she... Read more of this article

Colonial Offering $25,000 Education Scholarship

Colonial Offering $25,000 Education Scholarship

A local insurance company is urging students interested in a career in the insurance industry to apply for a $25,000 scholarship. Through the Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies [BFIS], Colonial Group International Limited, a patron member of BFIS, provides a $25,000 scholarship for up to two years to a junior or senior university student pursuing... Read more of this article

Relay For Life of Bermuda To Hold Second Event

Relay For Life of Bermuda To Hold Second Event

One of the Island’s leading insurance companies has become a major sponsor of a 24-hour event aimed at raising money to improve access to cancer treatment in Bermuda. Relay For Life of Bermuda will stage its second event in Bermuda this year – after raising an incredible $450,000 at its inaugural event last May. Colonial Group International has... Read more of this article

Daniels Earns Retirement Planning Qualification

Daniels Earns Retirement Planning Qualification

A retirement planner at one of the Island’s leading insurance firms has just qualified in a US financial course. Laurie Daniels, Customer Service Manager, at Colonial Group International, has qualified as a Chartered Retirement Planning Counsellor [CRPC] through the College for Financial Planning, headquartered in Colorado. The online course consisted... Read more of this article