Mansfield Awards Feedback Survey Closing 30th June!

Mansfield Awards Feedback Survey Closing 30th June!

I appreciate it is the busy period of the year with 30 June, but the close off for feedback for The Mansfield Awards for Claims Excellence is Sunday night, 11.59pm, 30th June 2019. The whole idea behind the awards is to recognise those claims departments that are doing the right thing and to drive positive change in those who aren’t. With the trust in our […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 26 June 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 26 June 2019

This week’s product recalls includes: Medline International Two Australia — Remedy Phytoplex Nourishing Skin Cream Coles Supermarkets — Coles Fresh Full Cream Milk 2L Exquira Pty Ltd — Stokke Steps Bouncer Greige Hunter Leisure — Kaleidoscope Design Your Own Sparkly Candles Hunter Leisure — Kaleidoscope Make Your Own Glow Bugs Exquira Pty Ltd — Tripp Trapp® Newborn Set Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd — Lactalis Australia […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 19 June 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 19 June 2019

This week’s product recalls include: KS NSW — Chung Jung One – Rice Seasonings 24g Tran’s Asian Food Centre Pty Ltd — Red Drago Frozen Dried Mud Fish Fillet 500g Corean Food Corporation Pty Ltd – Chung Jung One Rice Flavourings 24g Coles Supermarkets Ltd — Colesmobile Universal Wall Charger (Model 1844154) Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd — Lactalis Australia Milk 1L CA National Service Pty […]

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You never stop learning

You never stop learning

I have been off air over the past week or so as I was preparing for a major international conference on risk and the insurance business in history. The conference was one of the best that I had attended with an enormous amount of learnings as well as making important new contacts in the academic community. Through my association with Professor Robin Pearson of Hull […]

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An Enquiry into the construction industry is long overdue

An Enquiry into the construction industry is long overdue

The long list of failures to deliver safe buildings continues to grow following the fires in high rise buildings with non conforming building materials, the walkway collapse between the Alluvian building and West Australia Square in Perth and the severe cracking in several buildings in New South Wales. Add to this the ever increasing list of faulty products being imported into Australia including electrical wiring […]

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URGENT: Milk recalled over contamination fears

URGENT: Milk recalled over contamination fears

A number of milk varities sold across Victoria and Southern NSW are being recalled due to fears they may contain a ‘cleaning solution’. Customers who have purchased any of the below affected milks are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. The milk affected are: • Coles Full Cream Milk 1L Bottle (use by date: 25 and 26 […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 12 June 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 12 June 2019

This week’s product recalls include: Aurora Foods Pty Ltd — It’s Vegan Gluten and Dairy Free Gelato 500 mL Beekeeping Supplies Australia Pty Ltd — Battery Operated Bee Smoker Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz Unimog MY2015-2017 Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda3 (BP) Hatch MY2019 Pride Mobility Products Australia Pty Ltd — Jazzy 623 Power Wheel Chair fitted with Dynamic […]

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75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings

75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings

A non insurance topic as today is the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings. In 2017 I had the privilege of visiting the Normandy beaches with my son, Steven and it was such as moving experience that we ended up writing a book together about our trip. One of the many misconceptions we remedied while we were there was that ‘very few’ Australians were involved […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 5 June 2019

Product Recalls Australia – 5 June 2019

This week’s product recalls includes: Mahindra Automotive Australia — Mahindra XUV500 MY2018-2019 Suzuki Australia — Suzuki Burgman 200 (UH200/A) Motorcycle MY2017-2019 FCA Australia Pty Ltd — Fiat 500 1.2 8V MY2018-2019 Audi Australia Pty Ltd — Audi A3 Sedan (8V) MY2018 and MY2019 HB Commerce Pty Ltd — 2-in-1 Baby Stroller / Pram Aluminium Red and Black Target Australia Pty Ltd — Baby/Toddler Fleece Letterman […]

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