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An explanation of GDPR for Australian businesses

29 May 2018 | social
European Union General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR)
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Penny Collins, Director of CMIB Insurance Services is Among the Two Victorian/ Tasmanian Finalists For 2018 NIBA Awards

24 May 2018 | social
Penny Collins from CMIB Insurance Services
The Victorian/Tasmanian Broker of the Year and Young Professional Broker of the Year regional finalists for the 2018 NIBA awards have been announced.
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NIBA reveals finalists for Vic/Tas Broker of the Year award

21 May 2018 | social
Penny Collins from CMIB Insurance nominated for Victorian/Tasmanian Broker of Year award
The National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) has announced the finalists for the Victorian/Tasmanian Broker of Year award – Penny Collins from CMIB Insurance Services and Mark Laudrum from Ardrossan Insurance Brokers.
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The link between happy employees and productivity

18 May 2018 | social
Boost productivity simply by making your employees happy
Is it possible to boost productivity simply by making your employees happy? We think so. Research suggests that happy employees get more done than their more depressed peers. Happy employees are also more creative.
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How contractual liability can impact general liability

16 May 2018 | social
general liability insurance cover
An expert has given his tips on navigating contractual liability and its relationship to general liability insurance cover. Glenn Eason, national liability manager at Solution Underwriting, said that insureds face exclusions on liability policies due to contractual liability – something brokers should be aware of.
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Tasmanian flood damage bill hits $20m as insurance claims pour in after wild weather

14 May 2018 | social
Some shop owners in Kingston's Channel Court are reeling from the flood damage.
The damage bill from flooding in southern Tasmania is $20 million and rising, according to the Insurance Council of Australia. That figure relates to private homes and businesses and does not include damage to public assets. The council said insurers had now been hit with more than 2,150 private claims and that number was expected to grow as the full scale of the devastation became clearer.    
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Federal Budget 2018: Kenneth Hayne should probe super fees, insurance

10 May 2018 | social
Financial services minister Kelly O'Dwyer has arguably helped more Australians than Treasurer Scott Morrison.
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Mitigation not litigation

8 May 2018 | social
Cyber breaches insurance Australia
Class-action lawsuits related to cyber breaches could become a reality in the Australian market, and one leader says the best way to avoid potential damage comes via mitigation.
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Australian businesses urged to view climate change through financial risk lens

2 May 2018 | social
Australian businesses have been urged to better understand climate change through a financial risk lens, or risk being left behind by their global peers.
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Cyber insurance now a 'true specialty area' for brokers

30 April 2018 | social
Cyber insurance news
In the minefield that is cybersecurity in 2018, cyber insurance is touted as a must-have for businesses – but it’s a highly complex area that even some brokers don’t understand, according to one law firm. A recent survey by Fox Rothschild found that 70% of respondents carried cyber liability insurance – a figure that is significantly higher than many other findings.
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