UAC partners with insurance analytics forum
A global business leadership institution will hold forum on insurance analytics, predictive insights, and big data in partnership with Aussie industry body
Insurer Vero ends UAC partnership
An industry body is on the hunt for a new partner to replace a departing insurer heavyweight
Free online tutorial on SME behaviour launched
Major Insurer launches a free online tool to help Aussie brokerages invest in the professional development of their staff
Proponent of Change
From underwriting to actuarial work, Austagencies’ general manager of distribution and analysis, Alex Green, has enjoyed a vastly varied career in insurance. He recently shared with Insurance Business his insights into the industry and some of the major challenges it faces
Weekly Wrap: International firm to cut 2,000 jobs in restructure
PLUS: Insurance law firm appoints CTP and liability team in Brisbane and Caution remains around remaining EQC transfer figures
New underwriter TKSR spots gap in the market
A recently launched underwriting agency has found its gap in the market as it looks to continue its growth thanks to the support of brokers
Brokers play a ‘vital role’ in Australian society
The insurance industry needs to position itself so it’s regarded in the same vein as medicine and architecture, says the national manager of a major insurer.
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.
Is all-around risk advice the future of broking?
The future of broking may be broadened beyond the traditional transactional approach to insurance as all-around risk advice becomes more important
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.