Yearly Archives: 2017

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New UAC board elected

The Underwriting Agencies Council has a new board of directors. At UAC’s annual general meeting (AGM) today (Thursday 14 December 2017), three current directors who have completed two-year terms were re-elected. They are Lyndon Turner, CEO of NM Insurance Pty Ltd; Kurt Nilsen, Managing Director of Lion Underwriting; and Peter Fryer, Underwriting Governance Manager [...]

2018-06-01T11:48:59+00:00Thursday 14 December 2017|News|

Agency heads polarised on brokers’ role

Australian and New Zealand underwriting agency CEOs have polarised views on brokers’ future roles. Asked how they saw brokers’ role changing over the next five years, 45% of respondents to the Underwriting Agencies Council’s 2017 annual CEO Survey saw no change and agreed “we’ll rely on brokers to keep playing an essential role in our [...]

2018-06-01T11:49:09+00:00Wednesday 29 November 2017|News|

Five nominees vie for UAC board roles

Five Underwriting Agencies Council (UAC) member agencies’ representatives are vying for four vacancies on the UAC board. Three are current directors who have completed two-year terms and are offering themselves for re-election. They are chair Lyndon Turner, CEO of NM Insurance Pty Ltd; deputy chair Kurt Nilsen, Managing Director of Lion Underwriting; and company secretary [...]

2017-11-16T09:29:11+00:00Thursday 16 November 2017|News|

Dual Australia has 10 accident & health products

Dual Australia has built a market reputation as a specialist underwriting agency and market of choice for accident & health. With 10 A&H products, Dual can to address your clients' intangible exposures. Its product suite includes: Corporate travel - available on the WebRater Individual personal accident - available on the WebRater Voluntary workers - available on the WebRater [...]

2017-09-28T10:43:01+00:00Wednesday 27 September 2017|What's New from UAC Members|

Javln offers insurance software for businesses

Are clunky systems, data re-entry and painful paperwork hindering your performance? To improve your chances of success, front-line staff need tools that facilitate conversations and capture data once. Customers need simple, intuitive processes to engage with the sales process and for support at claim time. Do you think it's time the insurance industry had modern [...]

2017-09-27T16:30:20+00:00Wednesday 27 September 2017|What's New from UAC Members|

Broker wins $5,000 in gold bullion

North Melbourne broker Cleveland Chu is $5,000 richer after his passport was drawn from the entry box at the Underwriting Agencies Council-Lloyd’s Village at the NIBA Convention in Sydney yesterday. Cleveland completed his passport entry form by visiting all 39 UAC member exhibitors in the village. Cleveland, an authorised representative for FP Insurance Brokers, was [...]

2017-09-18T08:47:50+00:00Wednesday 13 September 2017|News|

Gold bullion prize for a broker at UAC-Lloyd’s Village

One lucky broker attending the Underwriting Agencies Council-Lloyd’s Village at the 2017 NIBA Convention will leave the event $5,000 richer. UAC and Lloyd’s are giving $5,000 of gold bullion to an insurance broker who obtains stamps or signatures from at least 25 of the 39 participating UAC members in the UAC-Lloyd’s Village at the NIBA [...]

2017-09-04T09:43:23+00:00Friday 1 September 2017|News|

Brokers win at UAC Adelaide Underwriting Expo

Two lucky brokers are $1,000 richer after attending the Underwriting Agencies Council’s Adelaide Underwriting Expo this week. Vanessa Grandison, an assistant broker from MGA Insurance Brokers, and personal lines manager Daniel Robinson, from Murdoch Insurance Brokers, each won a $1,000 travel voucher, courtesy of UAC and Corporate Traveller. To be eligible for a prize, brokers [...]

2017-08-28T09:34:58+00:00Monday 28 August 2017|News|