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Doctors Call for Tightening on Provision of Medical Records

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has called for a tightening of the patient records its GP members provide to life insurers. (more…)

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14 · July 21, 2017 in Claims, General, Underwriting  
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Call for Individual AFSLs in Significant Industry Shake-Up

In a scathing assessment of the current structure of financial advice in Australia, Connect Financial’s Paul Tynan has called for a radical shake-up of the sector. (more…)

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3 · July 18, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, General  

News in Brief

Use of Synchron Medical Skyrockets; Investment Trends 2017 Planner Technology Report (more…)

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0 · July 13, 2017 in General, Services, Technology, Underwriting  

Emerging Markets Driving Global Insurance Growth

Global growth in life insurance premiums has continued to grow during 2016 but slowed compared to the previous year due to slower growth in advanced and developing economies, according to a report from reinsurer, Swiss Re. (more…)

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0 · July 7, 2017 in General, Products  

Industry Stalwart Calls it a Day

Former AFA President Joe Nowak has formally retired ending a 47 year long career as a financial adviser. (more…)

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0 · July 4, 2017 in General  
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Preventable Health Risks an Opportunity for Insurers

Four main risk factors are leading to four major non-communicable diseases which are responsible for 90% of deaths in Australia, according to AIA Australia and New Zealand Chief Executive, Damien Mu. (more…)

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0 · June 23, 2017 in Conferences and Events, General  
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Vertically Integrated Insurers Overlooking Policy Holders

The mutual life insurance model will continue to attract interest from advisers and consumers who feel they are being overlooked by listed insurers who are more focused on shareholders, the head of PPS Mutual has claimed. (more…)

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0 · June 20, 2017 in General, Products  
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Top Tips on How to Segment Your Database and Keep the Clients You Want

Respected risk-focussed WA adviser, Mark Rando, has shared his top tips with his peers on determining which clients an advice business should focus on retaining and how they can achieve it…

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· June 14, 2017 in Conferences and Events, General, Practice Management, Practice Marketing  
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Paperwork, Compliance Hassles Top Risk Advice List of Challenges

Paperwork and compliance top the list of issues advisers say they face when providing advice on life insurance, according to early findings from the 2017 Investment Trends Planner Risk Survey. (more…)

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0 · May 30, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, General  

Quotas Needed to Boost Presence of Women

The financial services sector should consider quotas for the greater involvement of women thus removing the need for them having to push and shout for attention, according to a group of female advisers. (more…)

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1 · May 25, 2017 in Associations, Conferences and Events, General