Monthly Archives: August 2022

Australasia Underwriting Welcomes Alan Brett to Leadership Team

2022-08-30T14:55:42+10:00Tuesday 30 August 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

UK import brings a fresh approach to underwriting delivery Australasia Underwriting (AUPL) this month welcomes Alan Brett to its leadership team. Alan brings with him two decades of experience in underwriting, distribution and product development from the City of London and Lloyds. He will be focused on building distribution to accelerate AUPL’s growth in specialist [...]

Crawford expands major & complex loss team

2022-08-30T14:56:16+10:00Friday 19 August 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

Crawford & Company has bolstered its specialty loss adjusting expertise with two key hires supporting liability claims and property claims considered ‘large and complex’. Andrew Webb returned to Crawford last week as NSW Liability Manager/National Executive Adjuster after successful stints with two competitor businesses. Meantime, Lynn Lappin has joined this week as QLD Large and [...]

Announcement regarding changes to the Board

2022-08-30T14:56:49+10:00Wednesday 17 August 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

The Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Megan Sheehan, Rob Hunt and Peter Gibb to the Board effective from 5 August 2022. Megan, Rob & Peter have been with Wellington Underwriting since 2018, 2020 and 2021 respectively. Their appointments come as Wellington expands it’s market presence in the complex liability, property [...]

We’ve Upgraded Our Quoting System

2022-08-16T16:03:56+10:00Tuesday 16 August 2022|What's New from UAC Members|

We're always looking for ways to improve our systems and processes to make them more efficient for our broking partners. The team has been hard at work upgrading and improving ShieldCover's quoting platform so you can have a smoother online experience. With that, we're excited to announce the launch of our new and improved liability [...]

Agencies offer tailored home-based business insurance

2022-08-03T11:00:48+10:00Wednesday 3 August 2022|Latest News|

The debate about whether domestic insurance policies should cover home-based businesses lacks an understanding of how the insurance market operates, says William Legge, General Manager of the Underwriting Agencies Council. “Traditional domestic home insurance policies were not designed to cover businesses operating from home because the risk assessment is different,” Mr Legge said. “Some insurers [...]


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