Can brokers justify the commissions they earn?
The outrage over one insurer cutting commissions has echoed around the insurance industry – but are brokers being overpaid?
Opinion: A picture paints a thousand words
From simple pie charts to progressive technologies, Willis Re vice president Robin Swindell explains why data visualisation tools can help communicate risk and improve responses to emergencies.
Five Minutes With…Brad Dixon, National Franchise Insurance Brokers
National Franchise Insurance Brokers' national development manager Brad Dixon talks about leveraging market changes, the importance of broker choice and Ita Buttrose.
Analysis: Did Wesfarmers put the cat among the pigeons?
Were rumours that Zurich was to buy Wesfarmers' insurance division all part of a strategic plan to attract a buyer?
Five Minutes With…Gary Gribbin, IBNA
IBNA chairman Gary Gribbin talks about the power of the policyholder, counting calories and feasting with Socrates.
Opinion: Reducing fraud surveillance costs and boosting closure rates
A fraud investigation expert talks about why an in-depth online search can uncover critical information and save you money.
Opinion: The tortoise and the tortoise
Claims performance may be the most important aspect of an insurer’s service, but are we measuring it all wrong?
Five Minutes With…Tony Barber, Willis
Tony Barber, the deputy CEO of Willis Australasia, talks about broker consolidation, mirrors and his fascination with the Kennedys.
Opinion: It’s safer to fly than use our roads
There are more fatalities on the ground than in the air. While Australia has a long way to go before hopping in the car is safe as jetting off on a 747, a new program is hoping to improve the statistics.
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