Insurance

Remuneration – reducing misconduct and repairing trust

The Royal Commission has provided a blueprint for raising the bar on the design, implementation and oversight of remuneration that will have impact beyond just financial services firms.

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Life insurers demonstrate resilience under fire

The life insurance sector, like much of the financial services industry, is currently under great scrutiny. But the full picture, while not rosy, is a lot healthier than many might believe.  

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With profits up in the insurance industry digital disrupters key to ongoing success

Australia’s general insurance sector is on the rise after a difficult last couple of years.

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Insurance in Super: beneficial for Australia but some are still disadvantaged

There has been many adverse media stories in recent years over life insurance, with accusations of people paying twice for policies they don’t need and their benefits being eroded.

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The shifting sands of insurance: disruption strikes and innovation takes over

The $5 trillion global Insurance industry represents the greatest long-term opportunity for disruption in financial services.

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A chance of rain: why insurers need to capitalise on innovation & technology

After the series of natural disasters which decimated the general insurance industry’s results last year, there has been a slight reversal in fortune – although this year’s result is probably ‘average’…

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#Insurtech: disrupting and revolutionising the insurance industry

Insurance is an industry ripe for disruption. Around the world, insurers are struggling with myriad challenges including low level of consumer trust, high competition, a low interest rate environment, shrinking…

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Riders on the storm: the state of the insurance industry

Insurance is, by its very nature, an unpredictable business. And this year’s figures prove that all too clearly.

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Insurers need to raise their innovation game

Innovation and disruption are the two current buzzwords of business. Those who don’t innovate tend now to be disrupted. And the insurance sector is a prime example of this.

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Insurers follow banks into new era of regulation

There has been much media coverage and profile in recent months over banking regulation – the debate over additional capital requirements post-GFC at both Australian and global levels is still…

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Telematics: Big Brother unleashed or the way of the future?

From 1 February 2015, NSW courts can force motorists who have been convicted of high range drink driving or repeated low range offences to install mandatory alcohol interlocks in their…

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Asia-focused and digitally savvy – the insurers of the future

It’s always a pleasure to return to Australia, where I spent 3 years earlier in my career, and I had the chance to do that last week. I’m here, not…

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