News & Updates

ASIC added focus on company directors makes D&O revision timely

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission’s (ASIC) reinvigorated focus on continuous disclosure practices of Australia’s public listed companies makes Vero’s new Directors and Officers (D&O) product a timely offering to Australian companies.

Vero joins Lions as Coaches' Partner

Brisbane Lions tonight officially unveiled insurance company Vero as the Club’s new Coaches’ Partner for 2012 and beyond.

Reinsurance is vital to the local general insurance industry

Reinsurance costs certainly contribute to increasing insurance costs but without reinsurance Australian general insurers would find it difficult to operate.

Economy spikes professional indemnity lawsuits

A result of Australia’s current economic difficulties is a strong increase in professional indemnity lawsuits, according to major Australian insurer Vero.

Litigation puts small businesses at risk

Small businesses are becoming more vulnerable in today’s litigious environment and are facing a range of legal threats, warns insurance company Vero.

Insurance industry needs to prove its value to SMEs following natural disasters: Vero launches SME Index

The insurance industry needs to re-emphasise its value to small to medium enterprises (SMEs) post  this year’s natural disasters, according to  Mr Andrew Mair, Executive General Manager. Intermediated Distribution, at Suncorp.

Suncorp purchases AMP’s General Insurance Distribution business

Suncorp jointly announced today that Suncorp has purchased AMP’s General Insurance Distribution (AMP GID) business.

Vero focuses on women in insurance

With the number of women in the general insurance industry growing in recent years, leading commercial insurer Vero has launched a women-focussed industry program. 

Vero gears up for storm season

With high rainfalls and temperatures predicted for much of Australia this summer, Vero, today unveiled its preparations to help brokers and their customers deal with potential weather-related problems.

Vero announced a number of initiatives in preparation for the storm season.

Vero RMAdvancer awards winners announced - more risk management needed post-disasters, says CEO

Australia’s industry leaders in the field of risk management have been recognised by the Vero RMAdvancer Awards that were announced in Sydney yesterday. At the end of an unprecedented year, Vero believes the need is greater than ever for improved risk management.

Road safety culture needs to go corporate

A corporate approach to road safety and partnership between the public and private sector are required to reduce the national road toll.

Vero accelerates SME market penetration

Vero harnesses one of Australia’s largest datasets to revise pricing and risk appetite in Business Insurance Packs.

Key appointments aim to deepen presence in the broker market

Suncorp’s Commercial Insurance arm has announced a number of key state appointments as part of its aim to deepen its presence in the broker market.

The general insurance industry must continue to seek new ways to help communities recover from disasters – Suncorp

The general insurance learnt from disasters such as Cyclone Larry and Yasi but must continue to evolve to find further ways to help communities recover.

Vero wins award - thanked for help during Japan disaster

A leading Japanese insurance company, Mitsui Sumitomo, has presented Vero Insurance with a special award, recognising its ‘outstanding performance’ in marine claims handling.

Suncorp announces key appointment as part of its broker distribution strategy

As part of its strategy to use its expertise to better understand brokers and customers and deliver services and solutions for their needs, Suncorp’s Commercial Insurance arm has announced a senior distribution appointment.

Vero webcast exclusive with Steadfast CEO and Aon Director of Broking

This Vero webcast for brokers features special guests Robert Kelly, CEO of the Steadfast Group, and Steve Lardner, Director of Broking Operations at Aon.

Veracity, Vol 2, 2011 out now

Vero’s dedicated online broker magazine.

Vero and UAC announce strategic partnership

The Underwriting Agencies Council (UAC) and Vero today announced a new strategic partnership designed to boost the presence of underwriting agencies in the Australian insurance market.

Veracity, Vol 1, 2011 out now

Veracity - Vero’s dedicated broker magazine, has re-launched in 2011 with a new attitude and revamped design.

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