At Hiscox, we know that as you grow your business, you want to stay informed with articles from the very best minds in the field. That's why we have a variety of expert authors with a range of different backgrounds to help bring you the expertise you need for your SME to thrive.


Abi Clark

Abi joined Hiscox over five years ago, providing PR support and advice to the UK and wider Group as well as developing our social media channels. In fact one of her favourite projects was starting this small business blog. She has been working in PR and communications for over 12 years for a range of organisations and brands across insurance, food and drink and charity.


Alan Thomas

Alan Thomas is a small business expert at Hiscox, advising technology and media SMEs. He says: “Entrepreneurs fascinate me because they bring ideas to life. I work with them every day so I hear a lot about the challenges they face and I want to share that knowledge to help other SMEs succeed.”


Alex Wheal

As a Commercial Client Manager at Hiscox, Alex works closely with technology start-ups to help them understand, manage and insure against key risks, particularly as they look to scale.


Andrea Reynolds

Andrea Reynolds is the CEO of Swoop Funding. Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority as an Account Information Services Provider (reference number 833145), Swoop is a business funding and savings platform enabling businesses to discover the right funding solutions across loans, equity and grants, and to identify and easily make savings.


Andreas Pouros

Andreas Pouros has spent the last 14 years building, managing, and mentoring digital businesses to success. A digital marketing expert, he is also the co-founder and COO of Greenlight Digital (external link). His views and opinions have been quoted by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and he is a regular contributor to Econsultancy.


Charlie Lawson

Having spent 4 years at Hiscox, Charlie is a Development Underwriter for Hiscox Direct Commercial. Her responsibilities include underwriting, products and pricing to our customers directly, both online and via our customer experience centre. Previously, she worked for the Hiscox Broker channel in London and has also spent time in the claims and finance teams, as well as being seconded to underwrite in the San Francisco office.


Emma Cossey

Frustrated by the lack of clear, actionable information available to freelancers, Emma Cossey started The Freelance Lifestyle blog (external link). She has created a community to enourage and support those starting off on their freelance careers. Cossey is based in Bracknell, where she provides freelance business coaching and, social media consultancy. Her passion is helping freelancers and entrepreneurs up their social media game, when time is limited. If you're interested, check out her YouTube Channel (external link) or take one of her Freelance's Teabreak podcasts (external link) with you.


Emma Simon

Emma Simon is an award-winning consumer journalist with over 20 years’ experience of writing about money (external link), property, travel and business. She is a former personal finance editor of the Sunday Telegraph, deputy money editor of the Daily Telegraph and personal finance correspondent at the Press Association. She writes for a number of national newspapers, including the Sunday Times, the Guardian and the Mail on Sunday.