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Penny Collins profiled in industry magazine

7 December 2018 | social
Penny Collins profiled in industry magazine
Penny Collins, Capital Mutual's Joint Director, recently won the prestigious National Insurance Brokers Association VIC/TAS Broker of the Year. Their industry magazine profiled Penny to find out how she became an insurance broker. Read article
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NIBA reinforce Capital Mutual’s stance on integrity

5 December 2018 | social
National Insurance Brokers Association CEO, Dallas Booth recently stated, “It is pleasing that despite all the misconduct revealed by the Royal Commission, across most areas of financial services, there was no mention of any systemic issues or concerns leading to misconduct by general insurance brokers. There was virtually no mention of insurance brokers during the entire Royal Commission. This is a true reflection of the excellent work brokers do for their clients each and every day.”
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Meet the team - Jade

4 December 2018 | social
Jade Jansen Capital Mutual
Jade Jansen is an Account Manager extraordinaire. She looks after existing clients and helps find the best premiums and cover for new customers. "The variety of different businesses I get to work with is fantastic. We have a fascinating diversity of clients here at Capital Mutual. It helps make every day interesting. When I'm not in the office, there is a good chance you'll find me working out in the gym - I can't get enough of it :-)"
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Global 1-in-100 year loss estimates 'reach $374 billion'

28 November 2018 | penny
Insured losses from global catastrophes worldwide could reach $US270.9 billion ($374 billion) in a 1-in-100 year scenario, modelling firm AIR Worldwide estimates in an annual risk report.   The figure is up from last year’s estimate of $US246.9 billion ($340.9 billion) and has jumped from $US205.9 billion ($284.3 billion) in 2012 when the firm published the first of its global extreme event risk reports.
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Did you know? - we help with mortgages and finance

27 November 2018 | social
Capital Mutual does mortgages too
Capital Mutual also offers mortgage and finance solutions to help our clients' meet their business and individual goals. This service is another example of our desire to do everything we can to add value to client relationships. The finance market is constantly changing and we continually review your circumstances to ensure we always present valuable options. Find out how we can help you
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Meet the team - Alanna

20 November 2018 | social
Alanna Bontempelli is one of our talented Account Managers. She looks after SME and Corporate clients and joined us in September 2016. Like many people, Alanna has been surprised at the number of people that have fallen into insurance as opposed to choosing it as their original career.
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Our take on the Royal Commission

12 November 2018 | penny
Insurance under the spotlight
You may have heard of the Royal Commission and some of its shocking revelations about the financial services and insurance industries. While only a few comments are directed towards the general insurance industry, we take our integrity, and that of our insurance partners very seriously. We want to reassure you that we always work hard to get you the best possible deal for your insurance. Additionally, we scrutinise the quality of the insurers we work with and their standards of behaviour.
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Capital Mutual Insurance Brokers draws on its heritage for rebrand

26 October 2018 | social
Capital Mutual Insurance Brokers logo
The Capital Mutual Insurance Brokers story began 30 years ago, with Penny Collins, Joint Managing Director, joining in 1993. The goal was to give businesses a fresh option from some of the ‘old fashioned’ insurance brokers. It has been growing since, with the brand evolving into CMIB in 2014. Now, from 1 November, it is drawing on its heritage to become Capital Mutual Insurance Brokers once again.
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NSW residents poorly prepared for looming storm season: NRMA

22 October 2018 | social
NSW residents poorly prepared for looming storm season: NRMA
Two-thirds of NSW residents are unprepared for the looming storm season, and as storms lash the north of the state, the State Emergency Service has issued a warning against complacency.New storm claims data and consumer research released by NRMA Insurance and NSW SES reveals storms are the biggest cause of property damage in the state, with an annual cost of $1.56 billion.
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Manufacturing is a soft target for cyberattacks

18 October 2018 | social
Manufacturing is a soft target for cyberattacks
 If you see this text then your files are no longer accessible, because they have been encrypted,” read the message on the computer screen. “Please follow the instructions and send $300 of Bitcoin to the following address.”
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