Conference Reminder: Risk and the Business Insurance in History

Conference Reminder: Risk and the Business Insurance in History

With this year rushing to an end so quickly, I thought that I would remind everyone of the great conference being held next year in Seville, Spain from the 11th to the 14th June, 2019 on the History of Insurance as a Business. The conference has been many years in the making and experts from around the world will be presenting on the topic. The […]

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Discussing Risk Management with the Victorian Waste Management Association

Discussing Risk Management with the Victorian Waste Management Association

I was invited to speak on the thorny topic of availability of general insurance or lack thereof to the Victorian Waste Management Association. The invitation was made through the Associations long term broker RSM Group. The Association is clearly not sitting still on this and invited a number of speakers from the Fire Services, CSIRO, Environmental Protection Authority among others to assist them in understanding […]

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Have your say for the Mansfield Awards

Have your say for the Mansfield Awards

The second annual Mansfield Awards for Claims Excellence will take place on Thursday, 5th July evening in Sydney. If you have not put your name down as yet, please visit the website. Unlike other awards, where people nominate and the award can be given to the person who provides the best proposal, these awards are based on a survey as well as data obtained from the […]

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RIMS 2018

Four of us from LMI Group have traveled to San Antonio in the US for the 68th annual RIMS (Risk Management Society) Conference. Several of us have been going for a number of years to stay up to date with our learnings and to gather ideas on ways we can provide a better service to our customers. While I have been privileged to present at […]

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RISK AND THE INSURANCE BUSINESS IN HISTORY, SEVILLE 2019

As many of you know, I thoroughly enjoy researching the history of general insurance and the conference in 2019 in Seville, Spain is of great interest to me. Professor Robin Pearson, who was a key note speaker at the Bengkulu conference to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Principle of Utmost Good Faith, is a co-host of the upcoming conference to be held at the […]

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Northern Territory Insurance Conference

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Northern Territory Insurance Conference. The sole aim of this conference is to provide education for the Northern Territory Insurance Community with no charge for attendees. Big thank you and well for a seamless and professional conference organised by Young Insurance Professionals (YIPS), led by Katie Mc Gettigan and John Vanarey. Special thanks also to the sponsors […]

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Call for papers

Between the 11th and 14th June 2019 there is going to be a technical insurance conference looking in detail at risk and the insurance business in history from the middle ages. The event is drawing experts from all around the world and I for one will certainly be attending. The organising committee is seeking proposals for sessions and I attach the documentation so if you […]

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Latest claims rating now available

As an addendum to the Mansfield Awards which were presented last week in Sydney (see here for article), I am pleased to advise that the latest claims ratings as determined by complaint data recorded by the Financial Ombudsmen Service, where appropriate, and insured feedback and our regular survey are now available at www.ClaimsComparison.com. As always, I encourage people to consider the claims service when purchasing […]

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2016 Territory Insurance Awards!

With the Northern Territory Insurance Conference coming to a close the winners are announced. Congratulations to all award winners.   Claims Professional of the Year – sponsored by eReports Gregg Cooper, Senior Consultant, Complex Claims & Major Loss, TIO   Service Provider Professional of the Year – sponsored by Arthur J. Gallagher Julia Swenson, Principal Occupational Therapist, Territory Therapy Solutions   Broker Insurance Professional of the Year […]

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A year of milestone anniversaries for key events influencing the insurance industry

This September marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London which led to both modern property insurance and fire brigades as we know them. I intend on writing an extended piece for this blog and am currently working on a coffee table book with my son, which will come out closer to the September anniversary. Just as important, in my opinion, is the […]

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