Wednesday, November 14, 2018

General

Partners Life Reports Record Growth, Expands Team

Partners Life has reported that since 1 April 2018, it has paid more claims and received more new business than any other year since...

Aussie Life Insurers Place Halt on Use of Genetic Tests

Life insurers in Australia will introduce a five-year moratorium on the use of genetic test results within life insurance applications but will maintain limits...

Government Launches Financial Capability Pilot For Schools 

Sorted in Schools has launched to teach teens about money and equip young New Zealanders for their financial futures. Currently a nationwide trial involving more...

Survey Reveals Insights Into What Consumers Expect From Advisers

A consumer survey conducted by the Financial Advice Code Working Group has found six key themes that clients expect as given when receiving financial...

PAA Officially Winds Up 

The Professional Advisers Association has completed its final Special General Meeting on 4 October, marking the end of the association. In a final note to...

Kiwi Life Insurance Apathy Continues

Car, home and contents insurance are prioritised by Kiwis over life insurance, a new survey has found. Half of Kiwis said they have life insurance...

Advisers Support School Links – Poll

The results of our latest poll suggest most advisers think it's a good idea to develop links with schools in their area. As we go...

SMEs Must Manage Cyber Risks, Insurance Council Warns

This week is Cyber Smart Week and the Insurance Council of NZ is appealing to small and medium sized business owners to take a...

Potential Reserve Bank Disclosure Dashboard for Insurance 

The Reserve Bank has indicated that in 2019 it will explore the possibility of creating a disclosure dashboard for the insurance sector, following the...

Financial, Insurance Advice and Schools

Our latest poll is asking whether you think your advice business should be linking with local schools to address financial literacy and underinsurance. Our most...