Leading bank selling majority stake in global insurance group
A major European bank, who previously owned insurance companies in Australia, has announced it will sell 45 million shares in an insurance and finance group, removing itself as majority shareholder.
Economic conditions set to give insurers tough time
Current economic conditions are set to hamper the profits of several major Australian insurers, it has been reported.
Industry expert dishes advice to curb claims fraud
An insurance industry expert has given her advice on the best way to develop claims services in a bid to cut down on fraud.
How will insurers react to ride-sharing?
Ride-sharing is now a common, if controversial, practice in Australia – how will insurers and brokers deal with this trend that shows no sign of stopping?
NZ quake costs prompt HY15 loss
A leading New Zealand insurer, listed on the Australian stock market, has seen increased quake provisioning results in a reported net loss despite a rise in underlying earnings.
Leading player launches major new policy
A global insurance player has released a brand new policy solution aimed at a specific Australian market.
Recently acquired brokerage rebrands
A brokerage which was acquired by a major international player several months ago has completed its rebranding, it has been announced.
Insurer employees in charity fundraising trek
Four employees from one major Australian insurer have taken part in a mammoth desert trek in aid of one worthy cause.
Recruitment white paper highlights key employee driver
A white paper compiled by a leading recruitment firm has revealed that 40% of professionals would reject a job offer if it lacked one key opportunity.
Global broker network appoints president and COO
A global broker network, with links to Australia, has created a new role for a president and COO.