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29 August, 2018

Press Release: The Standard Syndicate refocuses underwriting on core competencies

The Standard Syndicate (Syndicate 1884) at Lloyd’s is refocusing its underwriting on its core competencies in the marine and energy industry sectors.

8 August, 2018

Press Release: The Standard Syndicate appoints Head of Liability following increased business demand

The Standard Syndicate (Syndicate 1884), which focuses on providing a broad range of marine and non-marine insurance covers to the marine and marine energy industry sectors, has appointed Suzy Black to the role of Head of Liability.

10 May, 2018

Press Release: Standard Syndicate hires Crockford as head of claims

Crockford has joined syndicate 1884 from Atrium Underwriters, where he was claims manager.

14 March, 2018

Press Article: Charles Taylor targets profit at Standard syndicate 1884 in 2018

Charles Taylor has targeted a profitable 2018 at the Standard Club syndicate 1884 as it moves beyond the start-up phase.

28 February, 2018

Press Article: Standard Hydor featured in Insurance Day article on the Nordic region

Robert Dorey, Active Underwriter, and Liv Irene Loland, Managing Director, Standard Hydor AS, are quoted in the article published today.

16 January, 2018

Press Article: Resetting the standard

Following the radical restructuring of the business last year, the Standard Syndicate has finally got its fundamentals right, according to the Lloyd's insurer's new managing director. The last three years have been challenging for Standard Syndicate 1884 managed by Charles Taylor Managing Agency Limited.

16 March, 2017

Fine Art and Specie Underwriter featured in The Standard Club Bulletin, March 2017

The new Specie Consortium 9654, set up by The Standard Syndicate, was launched on 1 January 2017. This article explains the benefits for members.

11 January, 2017

Take a look at our brochure for information about The Standard Syndicate

Our brochure explains more about the background and philosophy of the syndicate, and the covers we offer.

19 August, 2016

Press Article: Standard syndicate expands into more lines

Insurance Day reports on The Standard Syndicate's three new lines of business.