Written by Altus Business Systems on 21 August 2017
Ian Sparrowhawk, Risk & Compliance Manager at leading UK financial software company Altus Business Systems, has covered 320 miles, the distance between Land’s End and London, in four days to raise money for the Wooden Spoon Charity.
The gruelling challenge saw Ian ride from 72.8 miles to 86.6 miles per day. The ride started in Land’s End on 24th August to end in Twickenham, London on the 27th of August. Ian’s chosen charity, Wooden Spoon, is the children’s charity of rugby and funds around 70 projects each year that support disadvantaged and disabled children. Wooden Spoon has distributed in excess of £24 million, helping over 1 million young people, since it was founded in 1983.
Ian has raised over £2,000 so far for Wooden Spoon. His fund raising page can be accessed here.
Improving treatment of vulnerable customers
Written by Sam Turner on 14 March 2019
The financial services industry is lagging when it comes to identifying and servicing vulnerable customers, putting them at risk of both regulatory and reputational damage. While some businesses seem to be making progress – writing vulnerable customer policies, training staff and adopting front-line techniques – there is still a lot to be done.
Altus Consulting joins Insurtech UK as consultancy partner
Written by Mark Andrews on 12 March 2019
Altus Consulting, a leading financial services consultancy, has officially become a partner of Insurtech UK, joining the first wave of associate members and partnership sign-ups of 2019. With the aim of becoming the definitive voice of the InsurTech community in the UK, the alliance has welcomed over 40 InsurTech start-ups since its launch in November 2018.