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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|

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|

UAC to host inaugural Wellington Seminar & Underwriting Expo

The Underwriting Agencies Council is hosting an inaugural Seminar & Underwriting Expo in Wellington, New Zealand. The event is on Thursday 3 August 2017 at Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston Street, Wellington. At 3pm, Paul Ash, Director of the National Cyber Policy Office (NCPO), Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet, will present a seminar on [...]

2017-07-19T09:06:27+00:00Thursday 29 June 2017|News|

UAC features on ANZIIF website

UAC is a long-term sponsor of the Underwriting Agency of the Year award. General Manager William Legge explains why in an article on ANZIIF’s website. He talks about challenges and opportunities in the agency sector and UAC’s phenomenal growth. Read more here.

2017-07-19T09:11:24+00:00Thursday 29 June 2017|News|

UAC Event app

After a successful trial of an event app at UAC’s Sydney Underwriting Expo, the concept is being expanded to other expos, including Melbourne on 26 May. The app will: Provide a full list of all exhibitors live, enabling you to plan your visits in advance Replace traditional printed sheets to show booths visited Facilitate efficient [...]

2017-07-19T09:37:50+00:00Wednesday 10 May 2017|News|

UAC sponsors Underwriting Agency of the Year award

UAC is proud to sponsor the Underwriting Agency of the Year award at the 14th annual Australian ANZIIF-Asia Insurance Review Insurance Industry Awards. UAC has been a sponsor since the agency award started in 2009. Good luck to all UAC members who have entered. The awards will be presented at a gala dinner in Sydney. [...]

2017-05-09T11:24:21+00:00Thursday 4 May 2017|News|

UAC to host Auckland Seminar & Underwriting Expo

The Underwriting Agencies Council is hosting an Auckland Seminar and Expo on Thursday 11 May 2017. Brokers are invited to attend both. There is no cost and CPD points are available from ANZIIF and IBANZ. The event, at the Crowne Plaza, 128 Albert Street, Auckland, starts at 2pm with a seminar presented by Paul Ash, [...]

2017-04-04T16:44:53+00:00Tuesday 4 April 2017|News|