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Level 5 on the to-do-list? Top tips for distance learning and getting the m...

The prospect of setting time aside from an already busy schedule to complete a qualification is, understandably, a bit daunting. But help is at hand. Read on for some tips for Distance Learning, and accessing dedicated support serv...

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Marine cargo surveying – how times have changed

Shelley Beasley, head of marine NZ at Sedgwick, started her career as a surveyor in the New Zealand marine industry in 1986, and provides an update on the cargo market. Go back 30 years Exponential growth in shipping, togeth...

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Aon-Willis Towers Watson merger called off

Broking giants Aon and Willis Towers Watson have called off their $US30 billion merger, blaming US regulators for blocking the mega-deal. The two international broking and advisory groups scrapped plans to combine after running int...

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ICNZ criticises FENZ funding review

The Insurance Council of New Zealand has hit out at the government’s decision to continue funding Fire and Emergency New Zealand through a levy model.  Following a review, policymakers concluded insurance premiums should...

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PSC taps Allianz for chief executive

Insurance group PSC has hired a senior executive from Allianz to run the group, which includes broker network PSC Connect. ASX-listed PSC Insurance Group has appointed David Hosking to the new role of CEO PSC Australia and New...

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Delta Insurance eyes global growth

Kiwi underwriting agency Delta Insurance Group has restructured its management team as it eyes international expansion.  Delta Insurance New Zealand chief executive Craig Kirk is appointed into a new role as director for...

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Brokerslink appoints regional managers

Global independent broker network Brokerslink has appointed a series of new regional managers across the Asia-Pacific region. Brokerslink provides risk assessment, risk management, and insurance solutions to corporate clients. The...

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RBNZ creates insurance enforcement department

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is to beef up its regulatory enforcement of the banking and insurance sectors with a new compliance unit. The new arm will look "to promote confidence in compliance across regulated...

Opinion

Update on the remedies for fraudulent claims i...

For as long as there are insurance products, there will be fraudulent claims. This seems certain. We revisit the law relating to fraudulent claims and draw attention to one recent development in this area. Historically, there...

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Time for employers to consider mental health

With quarter of a million mental health-related workplace insurance claims ac...

The time for taking mental health in the workplace seriously has passed. It is now vital for employers to be taking active action on addressing the mental health challenges their workforce faces. Why? Because of the prevalence of...

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PSC Connect “Next Level” Queenstown Conference

PSC Connect held their very successful inaugural NZ conference at the QT Queenstown earlier in May with over 130 delegates attending what was one of the first industry conferences held since Covid-19 hit NZ shores. PSC Connect NZ...

Humans of NZI

Combining process with creativity

Meet NZI’s new EM Operations and Governance, Nancy So

Driving positive change through good processes and creative thinking has always motivated Nancy So, who has recently been promoted into the new role of executive manager operations and governance for NZI.  Born in Guyana in...

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Q & A with Dinesh Murali

Dinesh Murali is the chief executive and managing director of Kiwi underwrite...

Tell us about your career so far and how long you’ve been in the insurance market? I’ve been in the insurance business – wholly in New Zealand - for around 15 years. I actually got into the game by accident: I...

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FSLAA so far: how has the industry changed?

More than two months into the new regulatory regime, how have brokers coped w...

The Financial Services Legislation Amendment Act 2019 (FSLAA) came into effect on 15 March, marking a major change for insurance brokers and the wider financial advice sector. The changes were designed to improve financial advice...

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Caring for works of art and protecting them aga...

Every art collection faces a range of physical exposures, and natural disasters such as cyclones, earthquakes, and bushfires are all potential risks. However, most art losses are due to transit, water, fire, theft, inadequate storage,...

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