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August 2010
Scotiabank 'A' retain Open League netball title

Scotiabank 'A' retain Open League netball title

DEFENDING champions Scotiabank 'A' defeated arch-rivals General Accident 21-14 to retain their hold on the Wisynco-sponsored 2010 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Open League title at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. The victory gave the bankers their third hold on the Open League title, having first won it in 2007, before losing it to General Accident in 2008. They regained it last year and repeated this year. However, General Accident have won it more than any other team. Ac...
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Marauding Scotia whip Guardian in BH League

Marauding Scotia whip Guardian in BH League

DEFENDING champions Scotiabank 'A' registered an emphatic 50-1 win over Guardian Life Insurance as the WISYNCO-sponsored Business House Open League play-off continued at the Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday. Scotiabank 'B' had beaten Guardian Life, 23-14. Both teams are still unbeaten and are being coached by Winston Nevers. Meanwhile, Group 'B' will see former champions General Accident taking on Jamaica Broilers in their final play-off round-robin encounter. Jamaica Broilers on Tuesday had ...
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ScotiaBank 'A', General Accident in netball Open League showdown

ScotiaBank 'A', General Accident in netball Open League showdown

DEFENDING champions Scotiabank 'A' and arch-rivals General Accident Insurance face each other in the 2010 Wisynco-sponsored Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Open League final today at the Leila Robinson Courts, starting at 6:15 pm. Both teams advanced to the final when they topped their respective groups in the Open League play-off round-robin competition on Thursday evening. Scotiabank 'A' defeated their counterparts Scotiabank 'B' 40-19, while General Accident had to work much harder...
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General Accident beat Police in Open League netball

General Accident beat Police in Open League netball

FORMER champions General Accident defeated Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) 25-10 to move closer towards a berth in the final of the 2010 Wisynco-sponsored Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Open League competition at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. The insurance company leads Group ‘B’ and could cement their place atop the standing after their next game against Jamaica Broilers on Thursday. Also winning their opening game in the play-off were Scotiabank ‘B’, who defeated G...
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July 2010
Scotiabank 'A', General Accident hunt wins in Business House netball

Scotiabank 'A', General Accident hunt wins in Business House netball

DEFENDING champions Scotiabank 'A' and General Accident will both seek to end their preliminary round unbeaten as they go in search of victories as the WISYNCO (WATA)-sponsored 2010 Business House Open league netball competition continues today at the Leila Robinson Courts, starting at 3:30 pm. Scotiabank 'A', who currently lead Group One with nine points, should not have too many problems in scoring an easy win over HEART Trust/NTA at 5:15 pm. Meanwhile, many-time champions General Accident w...
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'Big three' lead Business House Open League

'Big three' lead Business House Open League

DEFENDING champions Scotiabank "A", along with former champions General Accident and Jamaica Broilers, are the leaders in their respective groups after the 2010 Business House Netball Association Open League matches at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. Scotiabank "A", winners of three titles last year -- the Rally, Open League and Super League competition -- have won three games from three starts to lead Group 1. Last Saturday the bankers crushed Housing Agency, 59-2. Their biggest marg...
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April 2010
2009 claims insurers' profits

2009 claims insurers' profits

General insurers saw net claims incurred jump 20 per cent in 2009 when compared to the year prior, even while revenues grew by only eight per cent. Gross premiums booked by 10 general insurers last year totaled $23.3 billion, up from $21.5 billion, while net claims rose by $1.6 billion to $9.4 billion. The result was larger underwriting losses from the insurers core business, with the exception of General Accident which managed to eke out underwriting profit of $34 million in 2009, compared to...
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April 2009
Property crimes on the rise

Property crimes on the rise

PROPERTY crimes, including larceny, break-ins and robberies, have increased significantly over the first three-and-a-half months of this year. Police Commissioner Hardley Lewin who made the disclosure Tuesday during his presentation to the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce at the General Accident Insurance Company in St Andrew, said larceny had increased by a whopping 145 per cent, break-ins by 105 per cent and robberies by 28 per cent when compared to the same period last year. Tuesday, psychologis...
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October 2008
General Accident retain title

General Accident retain title

Defending champions General Accident successfully retained the Locker Room Sports/Business House Super League netball title, following an exciting 39-32 win over Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), at the National Indoor Sports Complex on Saturday
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September 2008
Loving the environment

Loving the environment

LOVE her or hate her, you're almost sure to respect her - or at least her dedication to the environment. She is Diana McCaulay, chief executive officer of the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) and a woman whose name has become synonymous with environmental advocacy. But it is a fact that has seen her attracting a raft of pseudonyms, from 'coo-coo' to 'environment nut'. McCaulay is largely unphased by this, but admits that there are days when she finds her patience sorely tested. "We (the JET) a...
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General Accident Insurance Company Limited (GENAC) Declares Dividend

General Accident Insurance Company Limited (GENAC)  has declared a dividend of $0.1455 per share pay...

Top seed Johnson on course in General Accident Open Tennis Championships - April 9

TOP seed Damion Johnson advanced to the semi-final of the 2016 General Accident Insurance Company Op...

Winners' Circle - September 24

Frozen Delights Distributors Limited Sales & Merchandising Manager Simone Abrego (right) and her...

Murphy-Dawkins shoots Scotiabank to another big win

MARSHA Murphy-Dawkins of Scotiabank 'A' was in good shooting form once again as she guided her team ...

BHNA Divisional Leagues continue today

THE two big giants, defending champions Scotiabank 'A' and Open League champions General Accident, w...
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