Insurer partners with assistance company; launches new offering
An insurance company is teaming up with a global crisis management company on assistance services and has gone live with a new business travel insurance policy, removing the general age exclusion.
Businesses need to find ways to succeed in changing environment
With only days until the annual risk conference kicks off, Aon Risk Solutions says the real challenge for businesses is not facing up to evolving risks but how they address them.
Far Out Friday: Unusual Aussie travel claims
It’s quite common for travellers to make claims for theft, lost luggage or falling ill but there are some hapless Aussie globetrotters who probably dreaded filling out their claim form.
Weekly wrap: Broking bikie organises industry charity ride
PLUS: Vero risk management awards finalists are revealed and a broking group appoints a new managing director for its Asian business.
‘Nonsensical’: Major aggregator returns fire on industry critics
A major insurance aggregator has responded to disparaging FSI submissions on price comparison websites, calling some comments a ‘fallacy’, a ‘contradiction’ and ‘nonsensical’.
Property and casualty player unveils new product recall insurance wording
An international specialist insurer has released a new consumer durables product recall wording in response to demand.
Five Minutes With...Brad Smith, Allianz Global Assistance
Allianz Global Assistance chief sales officer Brad Smith talks about eliminating poverty, tight margins and being a nomad.
When good broking gets emotional
A marketing expert says client retention relies more than ever on relationships and creating good feelings around broker services.
Insurance professionals leaving workers comp to join life sector
Workers compensation professionals in NSW are joining the life insurance sector, lured by competitive salaries.
Independent online broker hub goes live
After months of work, a novel website designed to help brokers get to grips with social media, exhibiting and marketing has gone live.