Rapid growth in the number of financial lines players has prompted concerns some are unsustainable and could exit the market at the drop of a hat.
A major Australian insurer has been granted another important approval to forge ahead with an acquisition plan after weeks of speculation and debate.
The NZ insurance industry is still on tenterhooks as one of the most important decisions to affect it in years is delayed yet again.
An insurer has followed through on promises to provide new broker business development tools focused on SMEs, while defending its previous commission reductions on home cover.
Brokers have been urged not to be put off by SMEs that don't recognise the role brokers can play in the sustainability of their businesses, with a large slice of the SME market increasingly open to intermediaries.
An insurance company has gone live with a new advertising campaign, which draws inspiration from those moments in life when everything changes in an instant.
An underwriting agency has appointed a new liability manager with more than 20 years’ experience, and has hinted at plans to expand the business over the coming months.
PLUS: An insurer launches app to make life easier for brokers; an Aussie giant sells $350m of floating rate notes for an acquisition; a Marsh state manager joins a new team, and more.
More than one-third of SMEs who currently buy insurance directly would consider using a broker, according to new research – but what kind of businesses should you target?
Insurance companies are receiving large quantities of machinery breakdown claims as a result of above-average temperatures.