IAG takes 30% hit on insurance profit
A leading Australian insurer has taken a 30.1% drop in insurance profit, mainly due to record-levels of disaster claims, but the company believes the future looks bright.
Australian Insurance Industry Awards winners announced
The winners of a prestigious set of industry awards have been announced at a gala ceremony in Sydney.
Far Out Friday: How likely are you to die in the next 5 years?
A new online tool calculates the probability of your death within the next five years – and could be a major disruptor of the life insurance industry.
Weekly Wrap: Towers Watson hit with two lawsuits over Willis merger
PLUS: Major insurer backs ‘targeted subsidy’ for FNQ and New branch pegged for industry group YIPs.
BREAKING NEWS: Major broker announces latest acquisition
A major international broker has announced its latest acquisition which represents the "biggest change" for the company in recent years.
Insurer announces three senior appointments
An Australian insurer has announced three senior appointments, headlined by a new chief risk officer, as it looks to build its local presence.
Zurich and RSA merger faces obstacle
The merger of two industry giants faces a serious obstacle before it moves closer to completion, it has been revealed.
Five Minutes With… Andrew Shepherd, Account Executive, Marsh & Australasian Secretary, YIPS
Andrew Shepherd, Account Executive, Marsh & Australasian Secretary, YIPs talks about talent shortages, the role of YIPs and Mary, Queen of Scots.
Telematics still safe, experts say
Although American professors have managed to take control of a car through a telematics tracking system, experts are speeding to reassure brokers and consumers alike.
QBE announces two key executive changes
A leading Australian insurer has announced a pair of executive appointments to its business with one a key broker-facing role and the other in a newly formed business unit.