Australian brokers are being urged to check their New Zealand fire levy obligations after hundreds of companies have been found owing.
Good, bad or indifferent? Brokers discuss the implications of major player’s new licence to operate in NZ.
Industry downplays low ranking results but admits it highlights an area which still needs a lot of work.
Insurance bodies are hoping that the recent appeal dismissal will re-ignite the fire levy debate and get it back on the political agenda.
Industry chiefs admit their ‘grave concerns’ at this ‘undesirable’ situation which will give IAG more than 50% of the market.
As the first arrest is made over information theft using the Heartbleed flaw, an appeal for brokers to check their systems is being made by an insurance body.
A customer satisfaction survey has found insurance companies rating in the top four worst industries but representative bodies say their figures reveal otherwise.
Competitors air their views on NZCC’s announcement to delay its decision on the biggest acquisition to affect the market in years.
Kiwi brokers are being urged to ‘get smart’ and adapt to changes that telematics will inevitably bring to the insurance market, but maintain they don’t see it as a threat.
Systems put in place since the earthquake have allowed Christchurch brokerages to continue business as usual.