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 2019 Class action filed over IAG add-on cover http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/class-action-filed-over-iag-add-on-cover http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/class-action-filed-over-iag-add-on-cover A class action has been launched against IAG and its subsidiary Swann Insurance over add-on cover sold through motor dealerships…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:06:00 +1000
QBE names global ‘centre of excellence’ leader http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-names-global-centre-of-excellence-leader http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-names-global-centre-of-excellence-leader QBE has appointed Uwe Schoberth to lead a new global market management team tasked with strengthening customer focus across key regions and product lines…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:05:00 +1000
Engineering consultant calls in administrators http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/engineering-consultant-calls-in-administrators http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/engineering-consultant-calls-in-administrators Engineering, building and disaster response consultant Censeo has been put into administration, with CEO Kate Middleton attributing the company’s demise to “legacy debt”…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:04:00 +1000
Hollard-backed SMSF covers gain market support http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/hollard-backed-smsf-covers-gain-market-support http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/hollard-backed-smsf-covers-gain-market-support Two Hollard-backed covers aimed at the self-managed superannuation fund market are achieving success since their launch last year…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:03:00 +1000
Bond & Credit sees growth in Tokio Marine deal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/bond-credit-sees-growth-in-tokio-marine-deal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/bond-credit-sees-growth-in-tokio-marine-deal Specialist underwriting agency the Bond & Credit Company is confident it can grow under new owner Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:02:00 +1000
Insurers check US aerial imaging group’s offering http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/insurers-check-us-aerial-imaging-groups-offering http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/insurers-check-us-aerial-imaging-groups-offering Insurers are in talks with the Geospatial Intelligence Centre, a non-profit group owned by the US insurance industry that is expanding its aerial data collection operations to Australia and New Zealand…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:01:00 +1000
Insurance Advisernet goes it alone in NZ http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/insurance-advisernet-goes-it-alone-in-nz http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/insurance-advisernet-goes-it-alone-in-nz Insurance Advisernet New Zealand has resigned as a corporate member of NZbrokers after a three-year partnership…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:00:00 +1000
Johns Lyng takes over US restoration group http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/johns-lyng-takes-over-us-restoration-group http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/johns-lyng-takes-over-us-restoration-group Johns Lyng Group has bought US water and fire damage restoration company Steamatic for $US3.1 million…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:59:00 +1000
Nomads no more as Nib-owned insurer rebrands http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/nomads-no-more-as-nib-owned-insurer-rebrands http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/nomads-no-more-as-nib-owned-insurer-rebrands Travel insurance provider World Nomads Group has rebranded as Nib Travel…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:58:00 +1000
Cover-More hails flexible insurance take-up http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/cover-more-hails-flexible-insurance-take-up http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/cover-more-hails-flexible-insurance-take-up More than 57,000 people have taken up Cover-More’s flexible insurance product since it was introduced a year ago, the travel insurer says…

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:57:00 +1000