Opinion: A plea to the broking industry
Val Phinn, director of an insurance education provider in Queensland, joins the discussion around broker education in Australia
IB Social: The biggest emerging risks
With one major international player warning of the threat of emerging risks, what do you think the biggest risk facing businesses is?
Five Minutes With...James Wallace, Wallace Risk Solutions
James Wallace, director of Wallace Risk Solutions, talks about getting his Australian Financial Services Licence, fighter jets and the immortal Iggy Pop.
Five Minutes With...Brad Smith, Allianz Global Assistance
Allianz Global Assistance chief sales officer Brad Smith talks about eliminating poverty, tight margins and being a nomad.
Five Minutes With...Glen Drinnan, Affiliated FM
Glen Drinnan, director of commercial property insurer Affiliated FM, talks about abolishing taxes and levies on premiums, protecting one's reputation and insuring water.
Comment: Construction across the globe – managing the risk
Insurers are often the last to know that there are disputes or delays affecting construction and engineering projects around the world, which can - and sometimes does - lead to an insured loss.
Comment: Brokers missing trick by not exhibiting at business events
Get Informed director and broker champion Kate Fairley explains why her experiences at business networking events are proof there is much more brokers can do to educate the public on their value.
Comment: Code highlights role of brokers on commercial claims
The 2014 General Insurance Code introduces new compliance requirements for insurers in the retail sphere, but where does it leave brokers and clients who are predominantly commercial? Gold Seal's Lorraine Calway explains.
Five Minutes With...Stephen Hamill, Comsure Insurance Brokers
Stephen Hamill, managing director of Comsure Insurance Brokers, talks about art college, how 10 years of study paid off, and the single word that turned out to be the best advice he has ever been given.
Five Minutes With...Prudence Chang, National Credit Insurance Brokers
Prudence Chang, senior BDM at National Credit Insurance Brokers, talks about revamping the way insurers choose trade credit brokers, the problem with "uneducated brokers" and dining with the most powerful man in the world.