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2020 Industry Outlook – Marriage of Tech and ‘Human Touch’

Finding the right balance between the human touch and digital efficiency is one of the key messages stemming from a newly-released analysis of life insurance industry trends in the Asia-Pacific region. (more…)

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1 · December 10, 2019 in General, Technology  

Zurich Dominates New BDM Awards

Beddoes Institute has this week announced the winners of its inaugural Most Valued BDM of the Year Awards. (more…)

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1 · December 3, 2019 in General  

TAL Launches National Skin Check Initiative

In a consumer-facing value-added initiative, TAL has launched its national skin check initiative, TAL SpotChecker. (more…)

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0 · December 3, 2019 in Company News, General  

Decline in Life Insurance Industry Performance Continues

Australia’s life insurance industry’s performance continues to decline, according to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s latest Quarterly Life Insurance Performance Statistics publication for the September 2019 quarter. (more…)

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3 · November 28, 2019 in General, Products  

Insurers Support QLD, NSW Bushfire Victims

A number of life companies have offered their support to those affected by the bushfires in Queensland and New South Wales, in the form of premium waivers and donations to charity. (more…)

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0 · November 20, 2019 in Company News, General  

Specialist Risk Adviser Numbers Continue to Decline

Risk specialist advisers are becoming an ‘industry niche’, according to latest research released by Investment Trends. (more…)

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7 · November 19, 2019 in General  

Latest APRA Claims Data Reinforces Adviser Value

Latest APRA claims data continues to reinforce the value of financial advisers when the rubber hits the road. (more…)

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1 · November 15, 2019 in Claims, Compliance & Regulation, General  

More Advisers on the Move

Adviser Ratings has reported a 70 percent increase in the number of advisers moving between licensees in the last quarter, as overall adviser numbers fell by another three percent. However, the research also revealed a new trend of advisers returning to the sector. (more…)

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3 · November 5, 2019 in Dealer Groups, General  

Risk Sales Continue to Decline

Latest quarterly data released by Plan For Life confirms the continuation of recent trends reflecting static overall premium inflows and falling new business sales. (more…)

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1 · November 4, 2019 in General  

Consumers Still Wary of Financial Advice – Report

Consumer trust in the financial advice industry remains low but Australians are hopeful that regulatory changes will turn things around, according to a new report. (more…)

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2 · November 1, 2019 in General, Practice Marketing