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 Dive In to help bring change http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/dive-in-to-help-bring-change http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/dive-in-to-help-bring-change The Lloyd’s diversity and inclusion festival, Dive In, is getting bigger by the year…

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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:24:00 +1000
Brand transparency or clear as mud? http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/brand-transparency-or-clear-as-mud http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/brand-transparency-or-clear-as-mud Information overload could well be the insurance industry’s fate if Canberra takes up one of the key suggestions in the Productivity Commission’s final competition report…

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Mon, 06 Aug 2018 11:40:00 +1000
Mutual disagreement http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/mutual-disagreement http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/mutual-disagreement Insurance is a complicated business, and sometimes it’s even more complicated. Take for example last week’s report by the Victorian Auditor-General, Andrew Greaves, who has questioned the value councils are getting from mutual insurance schemes…

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Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:40:00 +1000
Cladding fallout: insurers burn building industry http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/cladding-fallout-insurers-burn-building-industry http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/cladding-fallout-insurers-burn-building-industry Insurance impacts from flammable cladding are biting more deeply a year after the Grenfell Tower disaster in London and more than three years after fire raced up Melbourne’s Lacrosse building…

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Mon, 23 Jul 2018 12:05:00 +1000
Clause out: last scrap looms over contract terms http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/clause-out-last-scrap-looms-over-contract-terms http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/clause-out-last-scrap-looms-over-contract-terms The war over the extension of unfair contract term laws to insurance may have reached its final battle, with the release of Treasury proposals that insurers say will have far-reaching repercussions…

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Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:46:00 +1000
Funeral insurance beset with problems http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/funeral-insurance-beset-with-problems http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/funeral-insurance-beset-with-problems Serious concerns over the business practices of funeral insurers are nothing new. Aggressive sales representatives, non-payment, policy changes and cancellations with the loss of premiums paid, along with the targeting of Aboriginals as young as 20 are all issues that have been exposed in the past…

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Mon, 09 Jul 2018 12:40:00 +1000