Helping the Elephants

Helping the Elephants

One of the many charities that LMI support is the Berdiri Conservation Foundation in Sumatra. The foundation is working on protecting the unique animals in Sumatra such as the Asian Elephant, Sumatra Rhino, and Sumatra Tigers. The big issue is loss of habitat and they are doing their best to fight against illegal logging. LMI are working to provide a commercial drone with infrared technology […]

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Humbled at the Midway Club

Humbled at the Midway Club

It was a most interesting day for me at the Midway Club today. The Club was founded by senior insurance personnel who had moved from interstate as a way of welcoming them and their wives to Melbourne. As a rough around the edges Brisbane boy who had gone to a public school, I was a little worried when I was transferred to Melbourne to take […]

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A very nice helmet to add to the collection

A very nice helmet to add to the collection

Since an early part of my career I have been a collector of insurance and fire brigade memorabilia. When it comes to fire brigade helmets, the collection started when I handled a claim as a claims preparer for the owner of Mitchell’s Adventure in Sydney. At the end of the claim, obviously pleased with my efforts, he insisted I accept a personal gift of a […]

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2 milestones reached today

2 milestones reached today

Today marks the 1,100 article posted to this site. As with all the services that the LMI team and I have developed, it is designed to educate in risk management and insurance, be a sales tool to insurance brokers, and protect the professional indemnity program of advisers. We were recently told that we had done far more to assist brokers in these areas than any […]

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New General Insurance Product Class introduced on LMI RiskCoach

New General Insurance Product Class introduced on LMI RiskCoach

I am pleased to advise that the team at LMI Group have now added Corporate Travel as the 13th class of general insurance on which we provide risk and insurance information to our subscribers through LMI RiskCoach. Besides a wealth of general information about this important class of insurance we have included Corporate Travel in the Hazard Index and Risk Specific questions and points to consider for over […]

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Mansfield Awards – the movie

The Mansfield Awards for Claims Excellence hosted on the 13th July 2017 were a great success. InsuranceNEWS and LMI Group as organisers and hosts were delighted with the support received about the concept, from sponsors and from attendees. Here is a link to a highlights video to remind those that attended what happened on the night or if you did not make it, what you missed […]

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Happy Birthday Blog

Today marks the 3rd birthday of this blog starting on 10th April 2014. Since then, 950+ posts have been published and by sharing it on LMI and my own personal Linked In, Twitter and Facebook pages over 10,000 subscribe and over the total reads has been over 1,000,000. The posts that get the most attention are when I have a rant but this cannot and should […]

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Latest book – The Great Fire of London – 1666 – The Birth of Modern Fire Insurance.

Following the wonderful reception that my book first photobook, Carter v Boehm celebrating the 250th anniversary of Utmost Good Faith received, I returned with Steve Manning’s assistance to my first love, that is, research and writing on insurance and have recently published a second book in the coffee table format/series. This time celebrating the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London and how this in […]

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New look to celebrate 5 years of blogging

This month sees the 5th anniversary of this blog with now over 850 articles published. I would like to thank all the readers and particularly those that share the articles and/or pose questions and comments. It remains a privilege to share my thoughts, research and knowledge with such a wide and diverse audience. Two things stand out. First is just how much I have learned […]

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Steven makes his own mark

As a father, it was quite pleasing to see my son, Steven, be named one of the fifty ‘young guns’ of the Insurance Industry by Insurance Business. As the article accompanying his photograph states, he is forging his own space and name within the insurance industry and is doing a great deal to educate new entrants and also the public on the importance of insurance […]

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