NIBA has cancelled the 2020 NIBA Convention, due to be held in Melbourne in October. CEO Dallas Booth said the NIBA board had closely monitored developments and advice about Covid-19 to ensure NIBA took the necessary steps to protect the health and wellbeing of staff, delegates, exhibitors, sponsors and suppliers. While it was difficult to [...]
The Melbourne Underwriting Expo (scheduled for Friday 22 May) has been postponed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. At this stage, the Brisbane Underwriting Expo is still scheduled for Wednesday 15 July. UAC will provide more information as soon as it’s available.
Following the World Health Organisation’s declaration that COVID-19 is now a global pandemic, AHI has issued an updated position statement. Click here to read more.
UAC has delayed the start of its morning seminar series for 2020 until at least August. This has been done as a sign of corporate responsibility to members and the wider community and is a reflection of suggestions for social distancing, where practical. UAC will review the situation closer to August when, hopefully, a clearer [...]
Specialist Underwriting Agencies (SUA) is writing deadly weapons protection cover, backed by Beazley. It provides coverage for incidents involving individuals or groups of people actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people using deadly weapons at insureds’ locations. The policy is broader than just firearms incidents. The core pillars are prevention, crisis management, and [...]
UAC General Manager William Legge caught up with representatives of new members exhibiting at their first Sydney Underwriting Expo last Friday – voting members Red Sky, Precision and ARAG and Business Service members RMS and Organise IT.