Emergence partners with Western Sydney University to help combat cybercrime for small business

2021-06-08T13:14:01+10:00Tuesday 8 June 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

Pioneers in cyber underwriting, Emergence Insurance announced it had been awarded $100,000 by the Western Sydney University (WSU) from a $745,000 Federal Government grant awarded to WSU. The grant aims to support small businesses in cyber incident response as part of the Cyber Security Business Connect and Project Grants program to be led by WSU. [...]

Claim Central Consolidated appoints new Group CEO

2021-06-07T10:51:46+10:00Monday 7 June 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

Sydney, Monday 7 June 2021: Global claims solutions provider Claim Central Consolidated (CCC) announced it has appointed Eben le Roux as Group Chief Executive Officer, while founder and current CEO Brian Siemsen, will move into an Executive Director role, overseeing new business ventures and strategic partnerships for the Group globally. Both changes take effect on [...]

ProRisk supports brokers with ramped-up CPD program

2021-06-07T09:08:37+10:00Monday 7 June 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

Taking broker education very seriously is just one of the reasons ProRisk was awarded Underwriting Agency of The Year for 2020. This next financial year ProRisk is ramping-up their broker education webinars. Details of all upcoming webinars for Q1 and Q2 can be found on the ProRisk Education Hub. ProRisk’s newly released schedule of webinars [...]

Solution Commercial Legal Protection Insurance

2021-06-02T16:09:23+10:00Wednesday 2 June 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

Solution's newest product, Commercial Legal Protection Insurance is fast becoming a must for many brokers and their clients. With so much cover (seven sections, no less!) jampacked into a neat, little policy, we have been told it's been an easy inclusion to many insurance programs. The biggest perk for SME businesses? Free, unlimited legal advice [...]

Clyde & Co’s Cyber team is growing

2021-05-25T08:43:01+10:00Tuesday 25 May 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

As of 1 May, Richard Berkahn and Reece Corbett-Wilkins have been promoted to the Clyde & Co partnership. You can read more here. The promotion of Richard and Reece recognises the immense efforts demonstrated by the pair in supporting the development of our cyber practice, our people, our clients and the industry more broadly. It is an opportunity to celebrate [...]

General Liability: Principals Indemnity Clause

2021-05-13T13:09:23+10:00Thursday 13 May 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

Have you ever wondered why your client needs to note the interest of a Principal on their policy? Under a contract, the Principal is the entity that engages a Contractor to undertake certain agreed works or activities. Insurers are regularly asked to note Principals for their interest, on their Contractor’s Public and Products Liability insurance [...]

Ransomware Impacting Australia at Present

2021-05-12T15:02:57+10:00Wednesday 12 May 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

An important alert from Gerry Power at Emergence. As part of our commitment to the insurance industry, I want to alert you to a wave of ransomware that is impacting Australia at present. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of an ongoing ransomware campaign utilising the Avaddon Ransomware malware. This campaign is actively [...]

The pride is growing!

2021-05-10T11:22:19+10:00Monday 10 May 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

Lion Underwriting have announced two new appointments & two internal promotions, primarily driven by the growth within the business. Adam Thackeray, who is well known in the agency sector, joins Lion in a newly created role as a Senior Property Underwriter. Adam will work alongside Matt King, who has been with Lion for 3 years. [...]

Liability Cover for Hospitality to keep the good times rolling

2021-05-07T10:09:09+10:00Friday 7 May 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

ShieldCover knows that Hospitality clients are ready more than ever to dust off the pan and cook up a storm. ShieldCover understands the dynamic environment of Hospitality and now offer outside the box tailored Liability Cover to protect their Hospitality clients seamlessly. Our key target risk appetite includes the below: Accommodation - Airbnb's, Backpackers, Bed [...]

Solution’s Father-Son Team

2021-03-29T11:46:35+11:00Monday 29 March 2021|What's New from UAC Members|

  After five years at Solution, it’s likely you’ve had the pleasure of dealing with our National Liability Manager Glenn Eason. You will know of his solid reputation in the General Liability space, his years of experience and technical abilities, but what you might not know is his son, Mitchell Eason, is gearing up to [...]

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