insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2018 Natural catastrophes: an Australian perspective http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/natural-catastrophes-an-australian-perspective http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/natural-catastrophes-an-australian-perspective Swiss Re’s 50th-anniversary Sigma report, Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters, highlights just how damaging last year was…

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:05:00 +1000
Engage and delight: the ‘everyday’ challenge for insurers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/engage-and-delight-the-everyday-challenge-for-insurers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/engage-and-delight-the-everyday-challenge-for-insurers Unless insurers start adjusting their digital tactics, the millions they have spent in recent years to counter insurtechs and other tech challengers may come to nothing, according to Accenture…

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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:37:00 +1000
All eyes on Treasurer as MPs blast life industry http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/all-eyes-on-treasurer-as-mps-blast-life-industry http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/all-eyes-on-treasurer-as-mps-blast-life-industry Mark May 8 as a possible D-Day for the beleaguered life insurance industry, which is anxiously waiting for Treasurer Scott Morrison’s 2018/19 budget…

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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 10:36:00 +1000
Vero index: opportunity knocks for brokers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/vero-index-opportunity-knocks-for-brokers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/vero-index-opportunity-knocks-for-brokers Despite increasing pressure from direct players, brokers can still find plenty of opportunities in the SME market…

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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 11:21:00 +1100
CEOs look on the bright side http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/ceos-look-on-the-bright-side http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/ceos-look-on-the-bright-side The insurance industry may be one of the most disrupted in the world, but CEOs are not letting the pressure get to them…

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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:15:00 +1100
Little relief from the regulatory squeeze http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/little-relief-from-the-regulatory-squeeze http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/little-relief-from-the-regulatory-squeeze Sorry, but calls for a slowdown in the regulatory reform that’s apparently wearing out the insurance industry are likely to go unheeded for some time…

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Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:57:00 +1100