FIVE MINUTES WITH… Andrew Roy, General Manager M&G Underwriting Agency
Andrew Roy, General Manager M&G Underwriting Agency, talks about working from the mail room up, water ski racing and learning Warren Buffett’s money-making secrets in order to buy a Ducati.
Five minutes with... John Baker, Star Underwriting Agents Ltd
John Baker, founder and chairman of Star Underwriting Agents Ltd, talks about why financial literacy should be taught in schools, and why under-promising but over-delivering has been the key to his success
Five minutes with… Jennifer Calder, Marsh
Jennifer Calder, Senior Risk Advisor at Marsh, talks about gaining back the trust, arranging cover for meth detectors and why insurance broking is fun.
Far out Friday: Crazy interview answers - that worked
What's the strangest interview answer you've given or received? These employees prove that a bad or weird answer isn't always a negative.
Five signs your star broker is about to resign
Your brokers may be secretly sitting on serious job dissatisfaction issues. Here's how you can tell.
Far out Friday: The 15 most stolen motorcycles
Which motorcycles are the most attractive to thieves? Insurance Business dons the leathers to find out.
Five ways to boost productivity
Brokers don’t need to look far to unlock large time, money and productivity savings.
Fonterra milk scare skims surface of product recall insurance
Fewer commercial clients are crying over contaminated milk, but pressure is rising for businesses to have adequate product recall insurance.
Delete all: could giving up email boost your business?
For many, the humble email has turned from an efficient mode of communication to an endless torrent of irrelevant reply-all messages and high priority spam. Could banning email altogether be the answer?
Far-Out Friday: ‘Ghost broker’ who defrauded customers played office soundtrack in background
A criminal mastermind conned customers out of thousands of dollars, setting up a fake brokerage and a host of bogus employees including naming one after the police boss who eventually foiled his operation.