PLUS: Three new members for FMA’s Code Committee; Lloyds to cut 1,250 insurance jobs and ratings agency appoints new director overseeing NZ
A raft of Canterbury-related litigation now finding favour with the insureds has prompted one lawyer to call for insurance companies to compensate those who missed out before.
High praise is heaped on this year’s winner with a new selection process for picking the best broker resulting in a much more meaningful award
The outstanding efforts of five Kiwi brokers have been recognised by two separate judging panels who have nominated them for top industry awards.
While the stability resulting from a third term headed up by a National government is welcomed, it doesn’t lessen the urgency of certain major issues, says an industry association.
After weathering the Canterbury quakes the head of a NZ industry association has offered some stark advice to Aussie brokers at the NIBA convention this week.
PLUS Travel insurance comparison site welcomes new insurer; industry veteran steps down from chairman role and new partnership for Auckland brokers
News that a previous judgement on the fire levy is heading to the Supreme Court is ‘disappointing’, says industry body.
Broker body issues new guidelines on disclosure of fees and conflicts of interest which come after UK findings revealed that control frameworks were underdeveloped.
PLUS: NZ broker body expertise to be shared at Aussie convention; strategic marketing whizz recruited to NZ insurer’s board; China puts a premium on growth of insurance and former Zurich exec accepts new role.