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Call for increased employee safety

Call for increased employee safety

The facts on employees on fleets A leading Insurer has called on employers to improve and adopt safe vehicle fleet policy in a bid to reduce staff injuries and avoid preventable fatalities on the road. They have called on employers to invest in their fleets in a bid to curb the most common cause of […]

The name is Bond – Jane Bond!

Insurance Fraud in the UK A woman referred to by prosecutors as a ‘female James Bond’ who was acquitted of murdering her doctor boss’ model ex-girlfriend two years ago, has been arrested again, this time on charges of insurance fraud. Kelly Soo Park, 49, used to be the office assistant of orthopaedic surgeon Dr Munir […]

What insurance class is growing the fastest?

Cyber unsuprisingly leads the race A leading international brokerage has revealed that cyber insurance is its fastest growing global coverage as numbers in Australia continue to spike. The global powerhouse noted that while cyber is popular the world over, business in Australia is booming as the company is writing half as much cyber business as […]

Bush fire threats are major concern as the weather warms

Bush fire threats are major concern as the weather warms

Concerns as we get closer to summer The threat of bushfires in certain areas of Australia will come early this year as the country faces an “above normal” threat from the natural disaster. The Bushfire & Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) has released its national hazard note for the coming bushfire season and the […]

El Niño – this could be as big as it gets

El Niño – this could be as big as it gets

Whether the weather will affect us The El Niño weather event currently in place across the Pacific, including Australia, has the potential to be one of the worst ever, according to experts. The Bureau of Meteorology has consistently warned of a rising El Nino threat over the past months and now global experts have stated […]

Insurers biggest risks

What risks our industry fear Insurers have named cyber risk as the biggest risk they face in Australia, according to the latest research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The 2015 Insurance Banana Skins Survey asked 806 insurers from more than fifty countries what they saw as the biggest risks to the insurance industry and the 28 Australian […]

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