CGU broking boss joins family-owned brokerage
A CGU national relationships manager with 20 years’ experience has accepted a new role at an independent intermediary.
Specialist brokerage streamlines wholesale offering
An award-winning brokerage has unveiled a new resource portal to allow brokers to get easy access to its policies.
Five Minutes With...Thomas Wills, Know Risk
Thomas Wills, project manager at Know Risk, talks promoting the insurance industry, why brokers should treat every customer like their business depends on it and explains why he really isn't a morning person.
Brokers could form 'coalition' to profit from untapped insurance sector
A type of insurance that has never been provided for in Australia but gains significant traction in the UK and across the world could present a new growth opportunity for brokers if they seize the opportunity.
Insurers warned to ignore Warren Buffet on climate change
An insurance technology boss explains why the investment guru has got it wrong when it comes to the effects of climate change on the insurance industry.
Australian companies continue to underrate digital risks
Australian businesses are still brushing off potentially serious and costly risks when such issues have cost companies dearly in countries with much more advanced privacy laws.
How to recruit 'passive candidates'
The talent your organisation needs might be right under your nose, in the form of “passive candidates” – workers who are open to new job opportunities, but aren’t actively looking for them.
Brokers to insurers: give us more, better BDMs
Insurance brokers are crying out for more frequent and better service from BDMs, with many claiming they are seeing less BDM boots on the ground.
Underwriters witness growth in construction sector
Industry bosses are seeing growth in the construction sector and are receiving more insurance solution enquiries as a result but, they add, growth levels are not as high as they once were.
Insurers rush to achieve ICA code compliance
The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance says it has been inundated with requests from insurance professionals keen to take its course on the ICA’s new Code of Practice.