Small businesses reveal the risks bothering them
SMEs' concerns can differ from those of large corporations, as cash flow trumps shareholder profits, but in some cases they are becoming increasingly aligned.
Insurer reaches reinsurance agreement with government
An insurer, which is one of two players operating home indemnity insurance in WA, has reached an reinsurance arrangement with the state government.
NSW bushfires: Insurers get a grip on claims
Insurers have made a “sterling” effort to help affected policyholders, and some customers have already received payouts.
Insurers tally up bushfire losses as association meets with community
As insurance losses from the NSW bushfires continue to pour in, one major insurer reveals it has received hundreds of claims - and the industry meets with affected residents.
Insurers team up to help public bounce back from natural disasters
Two well-known insurance companies have come to aid of disaster-hit Aussies to help them prepare for natural disasters.
Industry negotiates access to vital government flood data
The industry will finally get access to critical flood data thanks to a collaborative effort between an insurance body and government.
NIBA 2013: New government red tape drive to benefit brokers
The new Federal Government's drive to reform financial services could work in the favour of insurance brokers, according to NIBA's CEO.
Industry must be carbon-neutral
Floods, fires, storms – natural disasters in Australia are becoming more frequent and devastating. So what can the industry do to tackle climate change?
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.
Brokerage boss joins major player
A regional manager who has worked for OAMPS, Willis and PSC has snapped up the opportunity to take his career further in a “pivotal” new role.