One year on, one of Australia's largest insurers has hailed the overhaul of the ACT's Compulsory Third Party (CTP) market more successful than imagined.
There are hundreds of thousands of light commercial and fleet vehicles on the road every day. Keeping them there while keeping premiums low requires clients, brokers and underwriters to work deftly together.
As the mining slowdown hits home, the natural gas industry is ramping up – but it’s a tricky area for brokers.
For a business owner or broker grappling with business package inclusions, a policy that covers everything but those things explicitly excluded can be a breath of fresh air. But are Industrial Special Risks policies that simple?
Container ships are growing ever larger but it’s not smooth sailing, with the size of the risks unnerving global marine insurers.
The post-GFC recovery of boating has been strong, with boat ownership in many areas predicted to almost double in the next 15 years. How can brokers get involved and get the best cover?
Cyber-criminals are using technology to cripple small business computer systems in order to extort money.
With more businesses trading on credit, opportunities are opening up for general brokers to write trade credit policies.
A global insurer has launched a cybercrime product covering losses of up to $50 million.
Real-time technology allows insurers to know how badly natural disasters are hitting individual policyholders.
Firms as diverse as a ski lift operator and a sewage management company are competing for Vero's RM awards.
One of Australia’s leading innovators in car insurance is now offering a smartphone app to help drivers save money.
In an era in which both the broking and the insurance sectors are undergoing much consolidation, one segment is still rapidly proliferating – underwriting.
The world is becoming a more dangerous place and one insurer has reacted by boosting security services.