Monthly Archives: November 2012

Banks cause most complaints

The Financial Ombudsman Service reported that of the 25,000 plus disputes it handled last year the majority related to banks and insurance companies. Insurance brokers are responsible for a tiny fraction of the total. The Financial Ombudsman Service’s 2011-2012 annual review revealed … Continue reading

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Executives slam red tape

  At a luncheon for 20 senior executives hosted by Guardian Insurance Brokers and Haines Norton Accountants the common theme expressed by attendees was the desire to spend more time working on the core mission of the business rather than … Continue reading

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Small businesses will fail

A report commissioned by Allianz Insurance, The Australian Small Business Market for Financial Services: 2012, reveals that 65% of small businesses do not have business interruption or loss of profits insurance, despite 77% being aware of it and 88% believing … Continue reading

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