IRP online examines the risks attached to commercial shipping, ways to mitigate them and what brokers need to know to ensure they’re getting the right cover for their clients.
Can the new national reform agenda defuse the demographic time bomb of the biggest post-war generation’s old age, and what risks does it present?
Rising premiums in 2012-13 are inevitable as reinsurers recoup losses; but without reinsurers, insurance costs in Australia would be far greater. We examine reinsurers’ role in the Australian market and outline why brokers need to be on top of developments in reinsurance.
Australian insurers are reporting cancer as the leading claim lodgement for trauma covers and, in Australia, the leading cancer is skin-deep.
Australia’s mining boom, coupled with the rise in internet shopping, have contributed to a shortage of experienced drivers, which, together with increased weather events, are driving up premiums in commercial motor fleet insurance.
Luxury boat manufacturers, Maritimo have launched their own marine insurance product, Maritimo Insurance.
When it’s part of a well-planned marketing strategy, social media can be a tool that’s more powerful than any other, but few brokers are utilising it. However, as our case studies show, there is enormous value in going digital – and it’s achievable even for the smallest firms.
Here, we look at some of the requirements of the new laws, as well as how certain offences would be treated under the old and new regimes.
As the local Mergers & Acquisitions market heats up, this niche area of insurance is growing rapidly. We talk to key industry players about the trends in this hot field of cover.
Willis Group Holdings is set to enter Singapore through the formation of a new Marine Technical Services division led by former CSL – Asia Managing Director Sau Weng Tang.
The insurance sector is proving a target for data theft, according to an international computer security expert.
Some of the country’s most talented young brokers are squaring off as the race for the Young Professional Broker of the Year title rounds the first corner.
The CEO of an insurance giant says brokers must fundamentally overhaul their business model to survive the next decade.
A man has been charged with almost 120 counts of fraud to obtain insurance payouts.