With cyber risk rampant in Australia, CGU has launched a new product aimed at protecting SME business owners. CGU Cyber Defence...
CGU Cyber Defence product launched
Ansvar expands into property strata market
Ansvar Insurance has entered into the property strata market after tying up a partnership with CSI Strata Underwriting. The insurer is...
Insurance industry round-up – 6 April
Missed any of the insurance developments or new product launches over the last week? Then our insurance industry round-up will fill...
Innovative broker targets new audience
BizCover has launched a Chinese language version of its website in a bid to reach the Australian Chinese SME community. Close...
Robo-advice consultation paper released
With robo-advice expected to increasingly offer Australian consumers access to cheap financial advice, a consultation paper has been released.
Qld homeowners rewarded
A major insurer's north Queensland customers can now be rewarded with premium reductions of up to 20% for strengthening their homes against cyclones.
New owner-builder player eyes top spot
A new underwriter has its sights firmly set on a top spot in the owner-builder sector with a promise to deliver market-leading commissions for brokers.
Insurers warned against taking customers for a ride
ASIC is calling on insurers to lift their game after two separate reports found confused car buyers are being pressured into expensive add-on insurance.
Farmers lobby for multi-peril
With the grains industry estimated to bring in $12.38 billion to the Australian economy, multi-peril crop insurance has received an extra boost.
Funders combine for new product
One of the nation’s largest premium finance companies has combined forces with an innovative Australian bank to offer a new product for broking businesses.
Escorts covered for mishaps
Escorts, exotic dancers and other sex workers who run their own businesses as individuals can now purchase individual liability cover.
Take cover: Drones get PL policy
An Australian insurer has made the move to become the first to offer public liability cover that includes businesses using drones to aid regular activities.
Calls for major PDS overhaul
A radical overhaul of the product disclosure process has been envisioned, calling for personalised, targeted electronic disclosure.
Novel weather cover unveiled
A specialist underwriter has beefed up its weather protection, offering an innovative new product aimed at offering wider protection for revenue shortfalls.