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UAC Sydney Underwriting Expo breaks records

The Underwriting Agencies Council’s 19th annual Sydney Underwriting Expo broke records for exhibitors and visitors. The Friday 9 March event at the Sydney Hilton had 98 exhibitors and would have topped the tonne had two exhibitors not had to pull out at the last minute. There were just under 400 brokers registered to receive CPD [...]

2018-03-14T11:23:59+00:00 Wednesday 14 March 2018|News|

UAC-MGAA in top-level discussions

The Underwriting Agencies Council and its equivalent organisation in the United Kingdom, the Managing General Agents Association, are forging closer ties through a high-level meeting in Sydney next week. UAC and MGAA have been affiliate members of each others’ organisations since 2016. MGAA Chair Charles Manchester will have an extensive meeting with the UAC board [...]

2018-03-12T13:30:27+00:00 Monday 12 March 2018|News|

What is Dual’s cyber offering?

Dual has released a new Cyber Gold offering which bridges the gap between its existing Cyber Silver (risk extension/endorsement) offering and Cyber Platinum and made changes to its Cyber Silver product. Cyber Silver is aimed at SME clients with up to $50 million turnover who want cyber cover to protect their website assets, but cannot justify the higher [...]

2018-03-12T10:47:14+00:00 Monday 12 March 2018|What's New from UAC Members|

Dual explains WebRater

Dual's WebRater allows brokers to obtain a quote and bind in less than 2 minutes. Click here to see how. The WebRater offers 11 different products specifically designed for SME clients. Since its 2010 launch, more than 14,000 brokers have used the WebRater, generating more than 200,000 new business indications and almost 100,000 policies have been [...]

2018-03-12T10:46:11+00:00 Monday 12 March 2018|What's New from UAC Members|

Arena offers equipment cover

Brokers, do your clients own any of the following equipment? Musical instruments Public address, audio visual, lighting equipment Photographic, video equipment Mobile DJ, karaoke equipment Theatre sets, props and costumes If so, Arena can insure this type of equipment under its Gearsure equipment policy. Arena's Gearsure equipment policy provides comprehensive cover for physical loss or damage [...]

2018-02-16T17:20:23+00:00 Friday 16 February 2018|What's New from UAC Members|

Individual personal accident & sickness

Ryno’s personal accident & sickness policy has been designed for Australian employees, the self-employed or company directors who may not be covered under their organisations' workers' compensation insurance. Some benefits available under the policy are: • Cover for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or working hours only • Worldwide cover • Lump [...]

2018-01-29T11:29:11+00:00 Monday 29 January 2018|What's New from UAC Members|

Sydney Expo sponsors on board

UAC’s Sydney Underwriting Expo sponsorships are being snapped up quickly. Business Service member and UAC’s accountancy firm WLM is sponsoring the lunch. This year lunch is being catered within the Expo Hall, enabling brokers to enjoy food and beverages as they stroll around talking to exhibitors. WLM director Dan McGrath and UAC General Manager William Legge [...]

2018-01-23T15:49:35+00:00 Tuesday 23 January 2018|News|

UAC launches Sydney Underwriting Expo sponsorship proposal

The Underwriting Agencies Council has launched a sponsorship proposal for its 2018 Sydney Underwriting Expo. The proposal is an industry first and responds to requests from insurers, agencies and service providers seeking greater involvement in UAC’s premier event. The Sydney Underwriting Expo is on Friday 9 March 2018 at the Hilton Hotel, 488 George St, [...]

2018-01-18T11:47:33+00:00 Thursday 18 January 2018|News|

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 [...]

2017-12-14T14:32:55+00:00 Thursday 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 [...]

2017-11-29T15:19:21+00:00 Wednesday 29 November 2017|News|