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Long Serving Advisers Recognised

MDRT First Vice President and financial adviser Ross Vanderwolf has become one of three advisers in AMP’s advice network to receive an inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the group. (more…)

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0 · January 19, 2018 in Company News, Conferences and Events, Dealer Groups  

ClearView Revamps Quote and Application Platform

ClearView has made a number of enhancements to its life insurance quote and application system, including the addition of tele-interviewing, in an effort to reduce the administrative work undertaken by advisers. (more…)

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0 · January 16, 2018 in Company News, Products, Services, Technology  

Super Fund Removes Insurance From New Product Offering

AustralianSuper has removed default life insurance from a new superannuation product that will be available to short term employees, in an effort to avoid erosion of fund balances due to insurance premiums. (more…)

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0 · January 16, 2018 in Company News, Products, Superannuation  

IOOF Appoints New Head of Advice Standards

IOOF has appointed a former Australian Unity senior executive to the newly created role of Head of Adviser Standards, Client Care and Retention. (more…)

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0 · January 16, 2018 in Appointments, Company News, Dealer Groups  

Start-up Insurer Plans Move Into Retail

Integrity Life, a new entrant to the life insurance sector, will offer a full suite of retail life insurance products available through financial advisers by the middle of the year following its acquisition of QBE Life. (more…)

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7 · January 15, 2018 in Company News, Products  

AIA Launches Cancer Wellness Program

AIA Australia has launched a return to wellness program for cancer patients under a new partnership with a global reinsurer and Australian occupational rehabilitation services provider. (more…)

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0 · January 12, 2018 in Claims, Company News, Services, Soft Skills  

BT Adopts Electronic Medical Certificates

BT has become the first life insurer to adopt the use of electronic medical certificates (ecerts) as part of an ongoing drive to simplify the claims processes for claimants and their doctors. (more…)

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0 · January 9, 2018 in Claims, Company News  

Zurich Purchases ANZ’s OnePath Life Business

Zurich Financial Services Australia will buy OnePath Life from ANZ for $2.85 billion in a deal which will elevate it to the position of the largest retail life insurer in Australia by in-force premium. (more…)

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3 · December 12, 2017 in Breaking, Company News  

AIA Australia Distribution Exec Seconded to Hong Kong Office

A senior staffer within AIA Australia responsible for dealing with non-aligned financial advisers will be heading to Hong Kong after he was appointed to a similar role for the Australian, New Zealand and Asian markets. (more…)

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0 · December 8, 2017 in Appointments, Company News  

TAL Names New Head of Claims

TAL has appointed a new head of claims, promoting a current senior staffer based in South Africa to the role. (more…)

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0 · December 7, 2017 in Appointments, Claims, Company News