Seasoned broker accuses recruiters of discrimination
If the industry is struggling to get fresh new talent, shouldn’t it also be considering experienced, older professionals? One broker thinks experienced seniors are being overlooked for roles.
Five Minutes With…Tony Barber, Willis
Tony Barber, the deputy CEO of Willis Australasia, talks about broker consolidation, mirrors and his fascination with the Kennedys.
Broker network CEO: Leave the price game to supermarkets
A broker’s unique selling point is the advice they offer, says a cluster group CEO in an exclusive interview with Insurance Business TV – and they should leave competing on price to retailers.
Was insurance the key to Tom Clancy's success?
The untimely death of author Tom Clancy has put the spotlight on his fictional works, but how did working in insurance help him achieve literary success?
Far Out Friday: stripper sues broker for inadequate coverage
A famous burlesque dancer is stripping an insurance broker down to size, claiming that she lost thousands due to their negligee – sorry, negligence.
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.
Agency condemns ‘disgusting’ recruitment practices
Yesterday’s article on the shady practices of some recruitment agencies prompted a flurry of comment from industry professionals and agencies.
Five Minutes With…Shelley Hymas, Aon
Shelly chooses British footie over the AFL, and talks about diversity in the workforce, and insuring a fleet of Tuk Tuks.
Association leaps to broker defence after commission criticisms
Brokers in Queensland have come under fire for pocketing large commissions for sourcing property insurance cover for clients, but one body is keen to set the record straight.
Broker slams mercenary recruitment agencies
Recruitment agencies are thrusting inexperienced and under qualified applicants on brokerages and charging huge fees for the service. In some cases, desperate recruiters are even offering their out-of-work friends.