Workers comp scheme agents revealed
WorkCover has announced the scheme agents that will provide claims and policy services on behalf of the nominal insurer in NSW workers compensation scheme.
Insurer unveils new look underwriting arm
The CEO of an insurance company, that acquired a major underwriting business earlier this year, gives his first detailed interview about what brokers can expect from the combined business.
Insurer slashes North Queensland strata premiums by 11%
Thousands of strata policyholders in North Queensland are seeing their premiums shrink following the completion of insurer-funded plans to get buildings assessed.
NIBA names national award winners
An Aussie insurance broking boss has been crowned NIBA Broker of the Year. Read on to find out who else scooped this year’s awards, including the General Insurer of the Year.
Bricks, Risk and Mortar
Property insurance has always been a staple business line for brokers. Insurance Business went on a mission to get inside the heads of the nation’s leading property insurance pundits, to find out what’s in store for products, premiums, competition and customers in 2014
Insurer gives enforceable undertaking over FSL funds
An insurer will need to shell out another $210,000 following its over-collection of the Victorian Fire Services Levy during 2012 and 2013, after agreeing these funds should have ideally been refunded directly to customers.
Insurer to provide host of commercial insurance products to new affinity partner
An insurer has entered into a new partnership, using brokered and direct methods to offer a string of products to the clients of a new affinity partner.
IAG declares ‘market leadership’ in commercial insurance
The recent acquisition of Wesfarmers’ insurance underwriting businesses and a strong operating performance has led IAG to declare commercial insurance "market leadership" in Australia.
Insurer boosts senior management team capabilities
A specialist insurer has appointed a former IAG actuary and an Allianz underwriter to its senior management team in a move the insurer says is an investment in its areas of expertise.
Insurer to reach ‘mutually satisfactory outcome’ over FSL over-collection
The Fire Services Levy Monitor, which singled out one insurer for not refunding money directly to policyholders, is confident a solution will be reached.