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Allianz Insurance – CEO Interview

On March 10 of this year, news broke that Niran Peiris, managing director of Allianz Australia, has been appointed to the board of management of the global Allianz Group, effective from 1 January 2018. It was announced that Peiris, who has been with Allianz Australia for 16 years, will assume responsibility for the property and […]

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100 Insurance & Business Articles to Enjoy

Professional Indemnity Analysed Part 2 Professional Indemnity Analysed Statewide Small Business Stories Q1 2017 Top 10 Insurtech Trends of 2017 How to Prepare for Unexpected Risks in your Business Cyber Insurance, A Novel of 2017 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Business Statewide 2016 Insurance Year in Review Are Your Employees on Social Media? Don’t Make […]

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5 Ways to Prepare for Tax Time

Tax time. Words that can strike a mix of fear and dread into the heart of any small business owner. But they don’t have to. As the end of the 2016/17 financial year fast approaches, small business owners should set aside time to assess their financial situation and lay down plans for the future. And […]

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Building Cladding & Fire Risk

Insurers back national cladding probe after UK disaster   Australian insurers are backing a national survey of buildings using flammable cladding in the wake of the devastating blaze that killed at least 58 people in London’s Grenfell Tower. Experts have warned the disaster could be replicated in Australia, and the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) […]

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Insurance Report June 2017

ENDANGERED PROPERTY RISK PUTS BANKS UNDER SPOTLIGHT IAG PICKS UP $1 BILLION OF REINSURANCE COVER BRET TAYLOR REMINISCES ON THE INDUSTRY’S EVOLUTION CANTERBURY EARTHQUAKE CLAIM PAYOUTS PILING UP HAVE YOU NAILED DOWN YOUR SUCCESSION PLAN? ALLSTATE CEO LANDS NEW POSITION WHY INSURERS ARE TURNING THEIR BACKS ON DUBLIN WHAT DO VMIA REFORMS MEAN TO BROKERS […]

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Cyber Attacks Revealed

A recent survey has revealed that 90% of Australian organisations have faced some sort of cybersecurity compromise during the 2015-16 financial year, highlighting the need for cyber insurance to avoid massive financial losses from a cyber attack. The survey by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) polled 113 organisations, 90% of which claimed to have […]

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Federal Budget 2017

Small business owners largely emerged as winners in the 2017 Federal Budget – with a number of new measures aimed at SMEs. On 9 May 2017, the Federal Budget was handed down – with the Government proposing some key incentives aimed at boosting small business in Australia. But, while most of the reforms set out […]

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Virtual Reality Shaping General Insurance

Virtual Reality (VR) could shape the future of general insurance says third party claims expert Peter Tomkins. “Traditionally, the biggest challenge insurers face is understanding risk. Modern technology has come a long way to address this need – insurers are now using car monitors to understand driving behaviour , and Fitbits to understand a client’s […]