ClearView Pricing Changes

ClearView has implemented premium changes for both new and existing clients for its flagship LifeSolutions product offer. (more…)

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1 · March 6, 2019 in Products  

Integrity Life Launches Into Retail Market

New insurer, Integrity Life, has launched into the retail life insurance advice sector this week. (more…)

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1 · March 5, 2019 in Company News  

Government Progressing Removal of Claims Handling Exemption

The Coalition Government has released a consultation paper on removing the exemption of insurance claims handling from the definition of ‘financial service’ under the Corporations Act. (more…)

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0 · March 4, 2019 in Claims, Compliance & Regulation  

AFA Challenges RC on Banning Grandfathered Commissions

The Association of Financial Advisers has issued a detailed statement in which it argues that the Banking Royal Commission’s position on banning grandfathered investment and superannuation commissions could be challenged on constitutional grounds. (more…)

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10 · March 1, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Remuneration  

New Appointee to Head TAL/Suncorp Integration

In confirming the completion of its acquisition of Suncorp’s life insurance business, TAL has announced the appointment of Andrew Howard to head its transition team. (more…)

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0 · March 1, 2019 in Appointments, Company News  

New Licensee Rating System to Launch

Adviser Ratings has announced it will launch a new ‘quality of advice’ rating system for financial advice licensees. (more…)

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0 · March 1, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, General  

Research Findings Can Assist Adviser-Client Engagement

A new study commissioned by MetLife Australia has found that many Australian couples and families could face financial hardship if the secondary income earner was unable to work. (more…)

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0 · February 28, 2019 in General  

Study Confirms Preference for Human Advice Over Robo Advice

A study released by the MDRT organisation affirms that consumers want technology to complement, rather than replace human financial advisers. (more…)

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0 · February 27, 2019 in Associations, General  

BT Software Enhancements, Policy Fee Offer

BT has announced two enhancements for its risk quotes and application platform, LifeCENTRAL+, and has also extended its policy fee waiver offer. (more…)

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0 · February 26, 2019 in Products  

MLC Life Insurance, TAL Recognised for Gender Equality

Specialist insurers MLC Life Insurance and TAL have both been awarded citations for their high gender equality standards. (more…)

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0 · February 26, 2019 in Company News