Brokers slam plans for state aggregator as ‘short-sighted’ and ‘mad’
Brokers have labelled plans for Federal Government to establish a state aggregator as “nothing short of madness”.
Industry body issues storm season warning
As cyclone season approaches, an industry body is urging policyholders to touch base with their brokers to make sure they have adequate insurance.
NIBA rubbishes rumours of UAC 'rift'
NIBA has rubbished claims there is a "rift" between the broking body and UAC due to an independent underwriting expo being organised, and said the organisations will meet in two weeks.
Broking fraternity throws weight behind natural disaster funding findings
A broking body says the Productivity Commission's report on natural disaster funding, which calls for more finance to mitigate risks, is in line with its views.
NIBA names national award winners
An Aussie insurance broking boss has been crowned NIBA Broker of the Year. Read on to find out who else scooped this year’s awards, including the General Insurer of the Year.
Providing value the key to surviving ‘world of disruption’
As NIBA's annual convention begins in Adelaide, CEO Dallas Booth has said brokers doing business like they were five years ago need to rethink their plans, and that providing value to clients will ensure they ‘own the future'.
Weekly wrap: Insurance broker foundation reaches $1m milestone
PLUS: Regional award-winning brokers revealed, and there are tough times ahead for the aviation insurance market.
Weekly wrap: Underwriter expands overseas footprint
PLUS: An insurer chooses a new motor claims software provider, another player backs a young professionals organisation and more NIBA award winners are revealed.
Regional broker award winners revealed
NIBA has crowned the first set of regional broker award winners, recognising the industry’s role models and rising stars.
Intermediaries to have no problem following new ICA code
Intermediaries are expected to have little problem following the ICA’s new Code of Practice which went live today, though a broking body has called on them to take note.