Blog Question – Act of God

I received this question  from an insurance broker: Good morning Allan, My question has to do with the following link to a New Zealand matter which appeared in Insurance Business online and read: New Zealand man who had his car crushed when a hotel’s window blew out and fell on his vehicle has been informed by the hotel’s insurance broker there is no compensation due to an “Act […]

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Speaking on flood, mitigation and insurance

I was interviewed last Friday by the Alice Springs Centralian Advocate on flood mitigation in advance of a community talk I am to deliver today at the Crowne Plaza at 5:30pm. The story made front page news and was picked up by ABC Radio and I am to be interviewed at 4:10pm in their studios here in Alice Springs. My concern is that the lack […]

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Blog Question – Audio Books

Interesting Question today from Jarod. Hi Allan, Can you please advise as to whether your books are available as downloads? I am looking for any Audio Books ossible so that I can use the 1h30min drive to work every morning to further m career than just another traffic jam. I look forward to hearing from you. Regards, Jarod this is a great idea but it […]

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Article on Business Resilence

In advance of a talk I am to give in Alice Springs and Katherine this week, the Centralian Advocate ran this story. I hope to see some of the readers of this blog at the events this Tuesday in Alice and Thursday in Katherine. Any brokers who have clients in either town are welcome to send them along. The events start at 5:30pm at the […]

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Letter to Neil Mitchell on Fire Service Levy

In response to the talk back discussion on 3AW yesterday I wrote to Mr Neil Mitchell overnight.  Before I reproduce what I wrote I would offer the comment that most of us in the industry accepted that after we tried hard to explain the problem and ran into a brick wall, we were stuck with the legislation and while it is a very bitter pill to […]

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Manning on Switzer

I was invited to speak on the Switzer show on the Sky Business Network last night. I covered topics such as the need for full insurance, the importance of a broker and insurance taxes. If you missed it, here is a link to the interview. http://www.skynews.com.au/video/?vId=3527409&cId=Programs&play=true

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Feature in BRW Magazine

I was honoured to be chosen to represent Victoria University in an article on higher degrees that appeared in this week’s BRW Magazine. To read the full article by Leo D’Angelo Fisher please go to: http://www.brw.com.au/p/sections/focus/mba_take_it_to_the_next_level_B7INNY3g7cBYzYAAzpzAZO

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Visit to Alice Springs and Katherine

I have been invited to speak on the subject of flood and resilence to the communities in Alice Springs and Katherine in the Northern Territory next week (Tuesday 25th Alice and Thursday 27th Katherine). If you live in these towns or know someone who does come along or pass on the message. The information night is free and should be both informative and a bit of […]

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Top 10 insurance brokers rely on LMI services and advice

It was pleasing to see that, of the top 10 brokers as reported in Insurance Business, all of them subscribe either directly or through their cluster group to LMI Group’s research and knowledge services, such as PolicyComparison, BIcalculator, RiskCoach and PolicyCoach. Further, 8 of the top 10 use LMI’s claims services, training, technical advice, policy review, or business interruption sum insured review services. At this 200th blog […]

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ISR Additional Benefit 6 part 1 – Removal of Debris, Dismantling & Temporary Repairs

Continuing on with the weekly look at the additional benefits afforded by the Mark IV Industrial Special Risks Policy, we look this time at the first part of the cover afforded for removal of debris at the situation, dismantling and temporary repairs. I only cover the first of the three parts this week as this one section has a lot to cover in itself. The wording found in both […]

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