Natural disasters continue to threaten insurers

Like most New Zealanders, the threat of natural disasters and more earthquakes are on the minds of our nation’s insurers, closely followed by reputational risk, and strategic and operational priorities. The Christchurch earthquakes devastated more than a city and community. They continue to test the insurance industry and affect all New Zealanders from an insurance perspective. Insurers and specialists are…

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Competition motivates better performance

Notwithstanding the ferocity of competition that is characteristic of the insurance market, companies that offer quality products backed by personalised and timely service will continue to grow, says an insurance professional. South Auckland based NZ Life Insurance Services Limited Managing Director (and qualified Insurance Adviser) Krishan Sharma said that a well-established and service driven company should have the ability to…

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