From bodyguard to broker business
Anthony Pagano, national manager – commercial intermediaries at Suncorp Group, talks about his roles before insurance, the importance of advocacy for the industry and insuring the Melbourne Cup trophy.
How does your workplace rank in gender equality?
If there’s ever a time to take a fresh look at how your workplace ranks in terms of gender equity, it should be now
SME index highlights broker opportunities
The 2016 Vero SME Index highlighted a number of topics brokers should focus on as they address their dealings with the important small to medium sized business client base. The annual survey, now in its fifth year, shows attitudes, trends and insights into SMEs and their insurance decisions.We spoke with Anthony Pagano, national manager – commercial intermediaries at Suncorp Group about this year’s index and what opportunities it presents for brokers.
Top insurer Suncorp loses executive to rival bank
One of Australia’s largest insurers has lost a member of its C-suite team to a rival, it has been reported
Cyclone Larry: 10 years on
The 10 year anniversary of Cyclone Larry has seen one industry veteran speak out on the continued need for mitigation against natural disaster
Global reinsurer calls for faster data analytics use
A global reinsurer has called on insurers to use data and analytics ‘faster and in a more considered fashion’ to help communities deal with disasters
Top insurers lose market share to challenger players
Major insurers could face losing as much as $3.8 billion as challenger brands continue their growth in the Australia market
Weekend Update: Report signals new business opp for brokers
Making news this week, a report reveals new business opportunity for brokers; an insurer takes legal aim at Volkswagen over the share price plummet and credit insurance claims sky-rocket
Underinsured SME owners present opportunities for brokers
A leading annual study has found that many SME owners are confused about their insurance coverage in key areas which gives brokers an opportunity in an important market
Taskforce reveals Northern Australia recommendations
The Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce has released its final report which has been welcomed by the industry