Five Minutes With...David Lamb, Sportscover
Sportscover CEO David Lamb talks about insuring space satellites, developing three-way relationships between brokers, clients and underwriters, and legalising euthanasia.
Broker forums address child abuse inquiries
An insurance company is holding broker forums across the country this month, with plans to address a particularly poignant issue.
Broker industry 'reservations' over Budget measures
The insurance broking industry is already expressing concern over a number of Budget measures, which may undermine the services of brokers while taking money away from important industry bodies.
Government to spend millions on insurance in Queensland
The Federal Government last night attempted to show its commitment to tackling Queensland’s insurance issues by pledging millions of dollars to tackle insurance costs.
Financial service providers caught out breaking FOS rules
Financial service providers are increasingly contravening compliance rules by attempting to recover debts from clients connected to disputes that are under investigation by FOS.
Six body language no-nos that could lose you clients
Are you using these common poses without realising the negative messages they send?
Intermediaries warned: adapt for employees or be ‘left behind’
Brokers have been warned if they fail to adapt to the shifting preferences and habits of the insurance workforce they will miss out on attracting top talent.
Broking boss says SMEs ‘falling victim’ to online providers
Brokerages are increasingly picking up the pieces when a customer opts to use online comprehensive coverage, and as one broking boss tells Insurance Business, the problem is getting worse.
Falling property rates drive global insurance price fall in Q1
A global brokerage says a combination of factors has led to a drop in property insurance rates, which has prompted a decline in insurance rates worldwide.
Insurance service firm targeting Australia for growth
An ambitious business, which has so far been a boon for Austagencies, is targeting Australia as a prime area for growth as it seeks to take on the world.