News & Updates

Experienced national manager replaces retiring Suncorp veteran

Suncorp Commercial Insurance has replaced a retiring industry veteran with a one its experienced national underwriting managers, demonstrating the strong talent pool within its underwriting team.

A doubtful Budget meets a rookie half-Senate

The latest federal budget is unusual. After its announcement, there was a fall in consumer sentiment. That usually dissipates within weeks. This time, it has remained and consumer confidence indexes still reflect this. There is also some dissent in government ranks.

Who do you think you're talking to?

Client personas defined.
We used to talk about our ‘target audience’ – throwing a blanket over everyone we wanted to reach and influence with our marketing and communications.

How good is your website?

With an abundance of commercial insurance information now available online and the pressure of direct sales mounting, you could be forgiven for feeling a little threatened.

Locals make global insurance easy

When Australian businesses expand overseas, they often require their insurance – particularly liability and property cover – to comply with a foreign country’s regulations. Sourcing cover from international insurers can be tedious and difficult for Australian brokers.

Broker insights to build claims performance

Vero Insurance is launching a national program to help its Commercial Claims teams better understand the perspective of brokers.

Online appetite expands to meet broker demand

Increasing broker demand to transact business online is resulting in changes to the cover available through Vero Central – Vero’s online broker hub.

Gap in catastrophic motor injury cover closing - Suncorp white paper

A significant gap in catastrophic injury cover for Australian motorists is steadily being closed as more jurisdictions move away from at-fault compulsory third party (CTP) insurance schemes

New wave of ATO scrutiny into SMSFs highlights the importance of tax probe insurance

With the Australian Taxation Office flagging increased scrutiny into the self-managed super funds (SMSFs) from 1 July, Vero Insurance has urged the more than half-a-million fund trustees to cover themselves against the cost of an unexpected review.

Vero calls for nominations to risk management excellence and innovation awards

 Nominations for the ninth-annual RM Advancer Awards, which recognise outstanding achievement and innovation in risk management, open on Tuesday, 1 July 2014.

Suncorp demystifies small business insurance with launch of online hub

In an effort to demystify the intricacies of business insurance cover, Suncorp Commercial Insurance has today launched an online resource designed to provide SME owners with information to help protect their business.

Have you googled yourself lately?

It has just been announced that Facebook is changing its privacy settings – again*. This calls into question the entire issue of internet security and the ‘eternal life’ of the images and comments millions of people all over the world have placed on the net.

Fitness tips for stressed execs

Even the strictest traditional exercise regime can be stretched to
breaking point during renewal season. Your entire focus is on the
manic process of seeing every client’s policies locked down for
another 12 months.

Sustainability key when choosing financial lines insurer

The recent expansion in the number of insurers offering financial lines cover has raised the issue of sustainability.

Will you miss out on tomorrow's top talent?

Who will be working for you in ten years’ time? What will they expect from you? Will you be able to hire the right employees?

Industry must act now to ensure it can attract and retain the insurance employees of the future

The insurance industry must adapt to the shifting preferences and habits of their employees or they will fail to secure the best talent during the coming decade, according to the latest Insurance Insights white paper released by Suncorp Commercial Insurance.

Private sector can play greater role in personal injury insurance - Suncorp

Suncorp’s submission to the Federal Government’s Financial Services Inquiry has emphasised the potential for the private sector to play an expanded role in the nation’s Workers Compensation and Compulsory Third Party insurance schemes.

Tough penalties apply with the new anti-bullying laws

 Two issues ago, Veracity magazine provided bullying expert Ken Marslew’s perspective on this vexing issue. Now, new regulations are in place applying significant penalties to companies and individuals who do not act to stamp out workplace bullying.

The new Privacy reforms - what do they really mean?

 Maybe it’s a consequence of the social media explosion, or just a heightened sense of vulnerability… but more and more Australians are now concerned about their privacy. 

The New Truths - Vero's SME Index 2014

A larger survey with new and meaningful findings – the just-released Vero SME Index 2014 updates changing attitudes amongst this key business demographic with significant and actionable findings

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