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Damage bill soars past $100M in Tasmania after catastrophic storm

27 June 2018 | social
insurance claims from Hobart’s catastrophic storms
  A RUSH of insurance claims from Hobart’s catastrophic storms has pushed the damage bill above $100 million.Claims for private property have reached nearly $81 million, a jump of more than $35 million in the past two weeks.  
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Why Australian businesses should add cybersecurity to the end of financial year checklist

25 June 2018 | social
Cyber security Australia
Australian organisations should be looking at their ICT security as part of their planning process for the new financial year - and making sure they have adequate ICT security measures in place for networks, data and devices for the next 12 months and beyond.
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Are firms failing to learn from cyber mistakes?

21 June 2018 | social
cyberattack risks Australia
Brokers looking to help their corporate clients reduce the risk of a cyberattack may want to focus on the importance of hindsight after a recent study showed many business leaders feel they could be better at learning from past mistakes.
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Melbourne homes flooded as city shivers through cold snap

19 June 2018 | social
Melbourne homes flooded
A home has been flooded with water after a dam burst in Melbourne’s north this afternoon, as the city shivers through a brutal cold snap.
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Why financial services companies should be in fear of the tech disruptors

15 June 2018 | social
Financial insurance
Latest Capgemini report paints a disrupted picture of the financial services sector Financial services companies have long feared the world’s technology giants would start coming after their customers, and it appears those fears are not without foundation.
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Only Half of Businesses have Cybersecurity Insurance

12 June 2018 | social
Cybersecurity insurance Australia
Most companies are much better prepared for hurricanes and earthquakes then they are for cyber-attacks, according to figures from AIG.
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Penny Collins Wins NIBA Vic/Tas Broker of The Year

9 June 2018 | penny
Thank you to CMIB clients and community organisations for their part in CMIB’s major award win A personal note from Penny Collins, Director CMIB Insurance
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Lloyd's reveals biggest risks to Australian economy

8 June 2018 | social
The biggest risks facing the Australian economy
Insurance giant Lloyd’s has revealed the biggest risks facing the Australian economy with one man-made issue threatening almost half of the nation’s annual economic output. According to the latest City Risk Index, a financial market crash is the largest threat to Australia’s GDP, placing 49% of the total at risk – equivalent to US$3.6 billion.
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Umbrella Policies Fill In Some Gaps

5 June 2018 | social
A personal liability policy, commonly called an umbrella policy
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Penelope Collins of CMIB Insurance Services claimed the Broker of the Year Award.

1 June 2018 | social
Penelope Collins of CMIB Insurance Services claimed the Broker of the Year Award.
The National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) has revealed the Victorian/Tasmanian regional winners of two awards, which recognise excellence in the insurance broking profession.   The Broker of the Year Award, sponsored by QBE, goes to an individual broker who is deemed an inspirational role model for the broking community, who has demonstrated excellence in broking practice and client advocacy.  
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