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New directors join UAC board

2022-12-09T11:08:06+11:00Friday 9 December 2022|Latest News|

The Underwriting Agencies Council has four new directors. The new directors, who will each serve for two years, were declared elected at today’s annual general meeting (AGM) in Sydney. They are: Colin Fagen, founder and managing director of Blue Zebra Insurance Simon Lightbody, CEO of Steadfast Underwriting Agencies and Miramar Underwriting Agency (retiring director re-elected) [...]

Hutch Underwriting’s new Strata policy addresses increasing cyber risk for Australians

2022-11-28T10:31:11+11:00Monday 28 November 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

Hutch Underwriting launched a new residential Strata insurance policy today that in addition to the usual property and liability covers, for the first time offers body corporates protection from the wave of cybercrime impacting Australia. Hutch’s CEO, Robin Johnson, explained, “The Australian Cyber Security Centre estimates cybercrime cost Australia $33bn annually, and stratas are unfortunately [...]

CAT 221 Weekly Update

2022-11-24T14:25:58+11:00Thursday 24 November 2022|Latest News|

SE 224 Daily Tally 24 November There has been a 5.7% increase in SE 224 claims overnight to 3,037 total. SE 224 Daily Tally 21 November The claim count for SE 224 rose by 26.5% over the weekend to 2,175. ICA CAT 221 Dashboard (GR) as of Friday 26-October ICA CAT [...]

Monthly highlights for you to maximise business through AGILE

2022-11-15T11:04:15+11:00Tuesday 15 November 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

Construction & contract works AGILE’s construction underwriters are engineers who live and breathe construction. Our team has an excellent offering for both single projects and annual contract work. We can assist with your hard-to-place risks and also with your vanilla placements. Contract works is designed for tradies who run their own projects, owner builders and [...]

Delta Insurance Australia launches comprehensive MediaTech policy for tech companies

2022-11-03T15:07:50+11:00Thursday 3 November 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

Delta Insurance Australia has launched a comprehensive package policy policy to protect the country’s tech industry from ever-increasing cyber attacks and data and network liability. MediaTech, as it has been named, covers a wide range of technology-based risks such as software failures, media exposures, cyber threats, loss of data, intellectual property rights and general liability. [...]

We are excited to announce we have opened a new location

2022-11-02T12:59:40+11:00Wednesday 2 November 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

Hello Perth! We now have a local presence in beautiful WA. Accident and Health Underwriter, Emily Dickens is our first official Perth employee and we're thrilled to have her on board. To speak to your local representative, get in touch with Emily. Emily Dickens (she/her) e: emilydickens@solutionunderwriting.com.au m: 0427 382 434 For Financial Lines queries Ross [...]

AGILE have released new products to their broker platform

2022-10-17T17:29:12+11:00Monday 17 October 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

Commercial Legal Fees Up to $250,000 cover available It is designed to cover legal costs and expenses if your clients are involved in a legal dispute or need to defend themselves against it. Here are the key features: Criminal Prosecution Employment Disputes Property Disputes Data Protection Statutory Licence Employee's Breach of Restrictive Covenants ATO Tax [...]

ProRisk launch Cyber survey to help build best Cyber product in the SME Market

2022-10-10T16:04:58+11:00Monday 10 October 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

Since launching our Cyber & Privacy Liability Policy in January 2021, ProRisk have received some great feedback from the market about the product. Shortly after launch, ProRisk received a 5 Star Award from Insurance Business Magazine. And the number of quotes that we’ve seen come through ProBind, our proprietary quote/bind platform, has been really encouraging. [...]

KMA Consulting’s expanding team

2022-10-07T15:19:02+11:00Friday 7 October 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

For quality, professional engineering services. KMA Consulting Pty Ltd has commenced to expand its team due to the influx of new works nationally. The industry needs a professionally operated company to assist with disaster claim services, particularly causation investigations and post-disaster recoveries. KMA Consulting is operated by Karl Aldrich, The senior team members now include [...]

Wilbur announces exclusive licensing agreement with Eberl Claims Service in North America

2022-09-28T09:06:20+10:00Wednesday 28 September 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

The exclusive alliance enables a seamless tech-enabled process throughout the entire claim lifecycle and is only available via Eberl Claims Service to US insurance carriers. SYDNEY, AU- September 26, 2022 - Wilbur, a leading global claims technology provider, announced a strategic partnership agreement and exclusive license with US property claims adjusting provider Eberl Claims Service [...]

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