Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Pricing, Premium Stability Top List of Concerns for Risk Advisers

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The most critical issue facing advisers who offer life insurance solutions is significant premium repricing by insurers. This is one of several key takeaways stemming from Investments Trends' 2021 Adviser Risk Report, where another key...

Many Licensees Yet to Report On Adviser Numbers

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Research firm Wealth Data believes that many licensees have not yet removed advisers as a result of not passing the FASEA exam, and says that for many this will also mean closing off their...

Key Group Insurance Appointment – Zurich

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Zurich Life & Investments has announced the appointment of Ahmad Racheha as Head of Digital and Member Engagement, a newly created senior leadership position within the Group Insurance team. Racheha will report to Darren Wickham,...

The Top Five Things to Consider When Comparing Income Protection Products

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MetLife's Dr Jeffrey Scott shares with advisers an excellent summary of five key factors that should be taken into account when deciding which income protection insurance products will deliver the right solution for your...

Latest Poll – Your Advice Future

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Having established the majority of advisers support the Government's Experience Pathway proposal, our latest poll seeks to explore what this will mean for your future. While six in ten of those who voted in our...

New Program Sees Vast Improvement in Return-to-Work Outcomes After Cancer

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In what is described as a world-first, CancerAid and AIA Australia have published research which demonstrates how a digital health program significantly improves return-to-work outcomes for cancer survivors. The CancerAid program is being offered to...

Insurance Premiums to Rise 10% – Swiss Re Report

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A report by Swiss Re expects life insurance premiums across the Asia Pacific region to rise in real terms, with Australia leading the way. The report’s authors expect life premiums in Australia to increase by...

Adviser Numbers Continue to Decline

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Not surprisingly, this report on the continuing decline in adviser numbers generated the most interest from advisers this week. Perhaps there's some light at the end of the tunnel, courtesy of the Government's Experience...

 Zurich Bolsters Health Capability with New Appointments

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Zurich Life & Investments has announced two key appointments to its Health Services team. The insurer says in a statement that effective immediately, Dr William (Bill) Monday has joined as Chief Medical Officer and Stephanie...

Vale Chris Regenass

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Synchron state manager, Chris Regenass, has passed away following complications associated with major heart surgery. Widely-respected by his Synchron colleagues and the broader financial services community, Regenass was the firm's state manager for South Australia,...