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14 December 2020
Aon Report Highlights a Path Toward "The New Better" in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic
Aon has published a global report, which presents research, regional findings and trends on how organisations have responded to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to date and are adapting to prepare for other emerging long-tail risks. 

2 December 2020
COVID 19 Business Interruption Claims 
Please click on this link to review a COVID 19 Business Interruption Claims Outline. 

20 November 2020
COVID-19 Business Interruption Losses and Recent Court Decision - Biosecurity Act references
Aon is continuing to closely monitor the situation in Australia and in other jurisdictions where courts have become involved in the consideration of this important and complex topic. We will advise clients on an ongoing basis of any relevant developments. If you have a BI claim which relates to COVID-19 please contact your assigned Aon claim's contact to discuss any specific questions you may have.  

19 November 2020
COVID-19 Business Interruption Losses and Recent Court Decision
The Decision means that if you held business interruption cover (over the relevant period) with a Quarantine Act exclusion in the terms considered by the Court and your business has suffered a loss as a result of COVID-19, you may wish to submit a claim with your insurer.  You should seek external legal advice as appropriate to determine if you have a valid claim.  

3 November 2020
Aon's Australian Work, Travel and Convene Coalition Launch 
Aon today announced the formation of a coalition of leading businesses that will develop key recommendations and guidelines on how companies can work, travel and convene in the future in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

October 2020
Client Update - COVID-19 Business Interruption Losses
Businesses in Australia and around the world are facing massive disruption from COVID-19. One area of increasing focus is the adverse impact COVID-19 is having on business revenues and the role Business Interruption Insurance cover (BI) may have to play.

21 October 2020
Aon strengthens ties with the legal profession
Aon has partnered with The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA), expanding and strengthening Aon’s focus on the legal profession in Australia.  

13 October 2020
Aon to host 2020 Virtual Aon Insights Series in Australia
The 2020 Virtual Aon Insights Series will be held on 27 and 29 October and 5 and 10 November. The theme of this year's Aon Insights series is "Better Decisions in a Complex and Volatile World." In a world where new and complex volatility is the new norm, the sessions will explore how to recognise disruption as an opportunity to enable strategic growth.

23 September 2020 
Aon partners with two real estate industry associations
Aon has announced it has partnered with the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) and the Real Estate Institute of the Northern Territory (REINT) deepening its long-standing relationship with the sector. 

10 August 2020 
Aon launches flexible mental health elearning platform
Aon has announced a partnership with FactorC in a new elearning platform to help build employer capability by showing everyone how to support a teammate in distress. WeCARE will be offered to Aon clients from July and is designated to help organisations create a more caring workplace culture and reduce stigma. 

7 July 2020 
Salaries in the spotlight: Board and Executive Remuneration Report released
Aon and Governance Institute have today released the results of the 2020 Board and Executive Remuneration Survey which provides a snapshot of remuneration levels for directors and senior executives from 433 organisations.

28 May 2020 
Aon welcomes government announcements to assist struggling D&O market
Aon has welcomed the recent government announcements in relation to continuous disclosure and regulation of litigation funders as positive moves for the struggling D&O market. The D&O market for Australian insureds has been subject to ongoing profitability pressure, which has substantially tempered insurer appetite for participation on listed companies’ D&O programmes, reducing the overall size of the market and driving sharp increases in premiums and deductibles.

20 May 2020 
Aon announces new and robust professional indemnity insurance solution for the real estate sector
Aon has announced a robust and extensive professional indemnity insurance solution for the real estate sector. This arrangement comes strongly recommended and endorsed by the Real Estate Institute of Queensland and the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia, and the Real Estate Institute of Australia welcomes the competitive pricing and market leading policy features and benefits that are offered in this newly created solution.

14 May 2020 
Aon surveys highlight how remuneration and workforce strategies are shifting in Australia and globally in response to COVID-19
In Australia, 154 companies responded to the survey ‘Navigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Workplace and Rewards Practices’ conducted in March, and Aon Australia conducted a further survey in April of 128 ASX-listed companies that announced their COVID-19 responses through ASX announcements.

11 May 2020 
smartMonday super funds awarded AAA Quality rating
smartMonday is pleased to announce its smartMonday suite of super products has been awarded a SelectingSuper AAA Quality rating in a recent industry product assessment. smartMonday DIRECT, smartMonday PRIME and smartMonday PENSION were assessed and achieved the AAA Quality rating amongst a field of more than 600 superannuation products.

6 May 2020 
 Aon makes key appointment to Chief Broking Officer role
Aon has announced the appointment of Ben Rolfe in the key role of Managing Director, Broking and Chief Broking Officer, Australia. 

1 April 2020 
Aon signs a three-year partnership with The Tax Institute 
Aon announced a strategic partnership with The Tax Institute, expanding and strengthening Aon’s focus on finance professionals in Australia.  

20 February 2020 
Aon announces 2020 industry scholarship open
Aon and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) are proud to announce submissions for the annual Aon Scholarship are now open for 2020, offering an exceptional educational opportunity for an industry professional.

7 February 2020 
Aon continues to invest in its strategic Life Reinsurance offering
Aon continues to invest in its Life Reinsurance offering by the appointment of Robert Rice into the Life Reinsurance Solutions team in Australia. Mr Rice has recently emigrated from South Africa to take on this new role, and brings 14 years of experience in banking, wealth management and life re/insurance to Aon.





















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