insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2017 Cracking the code: another step forward http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/cracking-the-code-another-step-forward http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/cracking-the-code-another-step-forward The wide-ranging fifth review of the General Insurance Code of Practice needs to show the industry can meet higher community and regulatory expectations amid an ever-sharper focus on financial sector standards and behaviour…

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:29:00 +1100
Slow claims, hard problem http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/slow-claims-hard-problem http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/slow-claims-hard-problem The claims process can be tricky at the best of times, but in a hardening market challenges can be exacerbated…

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:09:00 +1100
Rewriting history: insurance ‘what ifs’ http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/rewriting-history-insurance-what-ifs http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/rewriting-history-insurance-what-ifs On the evening of July 7 this year, the worst aviation disaster on record very nearly happened…

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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:24:00 +1100
Vital signs: Finity check-up points to recovery http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/vital-signs-finity-check-up-points-to-recovery http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/vital-signs-finity-check-up-points-to-recovery Finity Consulting’s latest “health check” on general insurance adds to an improving prognosis for the industry after years of weak premium growth and subdued investment returns…

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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:16:00 +1100
Innovation: insurers are answering the call http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/innovation-insurers-are-answering-the-call http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/innovation-insurers-are-answering-the-call Insurers are not suffering from an innovation deficit, according to the latest Swiss Re Sigma report, which largely debunks the widely held perception of an industry out of step with the new economy’s needs…

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:47:00 +1100
FOS complaints data paints murky picture http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/fos-complaints-data-paints-murky-picture http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/fos-complaints-data-paints-murky-picture The surge in general insurance complaints handled by the Financial Ombudsman Service last year is bad news for an industry that faces regular inquiries and often ranks poorly in public image surveys…

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:56:00 +1100