Telematics continues to evolve in insurance

Telematics technology has proven benefits when it comes to encouraging more responsible driving, with research indicating better driver behaviour is one of the main advantages in using this innovation. Black box or telematics technology is a way for businesses to collect data on how their employees are using company vehicles. Using telematics, businesses can collect…

What is Volunteer Insurance?

Whether you run a charity, a not-for-profit, or regular live events, volunteer insurance exists to protect both you and the volunteers that work for you. From music festival ticket collectors to ongoing charity work, volunteers are often the most important part of your organisation, and they need to be protected from accidents. Volunteer Insurance will…

What you need to know about landlord insurance

If you’ve scrimped and saved in the hopes of achieving financial security through an investment property it makes sense to insure such a valuable asset. It’s no secret that Australians are among the most real-estate obsessed people in the world. Around two million Australians own an investment property. A disproportionate number of these people have…

How to Minimise Being Underinsured

Many Australians, especially those who own businesses, discover they don’t have the cover they need in the worst possible circumstances. Insurance is one of those subjects that many people glaze over. So, just to test how knowledgeable you are about this important but unsexy topic, see how many of the following you can answer. Questions…

2018 Elite Broker Awards

It is that time of the year again and we are proud to advise Ken has again ranked highly in the Elite Broker Awards for 2018 with a 5th place ranking.   Welcome to the 2018 Insurance Business Elite Brokers list. This is the sixth consecutive year in which Insurance Business has conducted its annual search…

2017 Elite Broker Awards Announced

It is with great pleasure that we announce Ken Dixon has again ranked in the top 30 Elite Brokers ranking conducted by Insurance Business. Each year Insurance Business strives to find the top 30 Insurance Brokers who are deemed to be at the top of their game. For a 4th year straight in this elite…

Direct Insurer Under Investigation

BREAKING NEWS: Insurer Youi under under ASIC investigation Accusations of dodgy sales tactics and defrauding customers have been levelled against Youi in Australia, mirroring recent charges laid against the company’s New Zealand branch. The South African insurer is now under investigation by the Australian Investment and Securities Commission (ASIC), according to a Fairfax report which…

Australia’s 2016 Elite Brokers Announced

The annual Insurance Business Elite Broker rankings have again been released. This time for 2016. It is with great pleasure that we can advise Ken Dixon has again ranked in the top 30. In 2016, Ken’s placing is 11th. It is humbling to be consistently ranked in the Elite Broker awards. This result cannot be made…

Authorised Broker Role Clarified

The Insurance Industry continues to use some terminology that confuses our clients. In an effort to provide clarity and to acknowledge the role we as brokers play, Jeff Hollands and Tremayne West, Directors of Westcourt General have taken an unprecedented step in ensuring that brokers within Westcourt are recognised as brokers. We are Authorised Representatives of…