Wednesday, May 22, 2019

General

Aussie Election Outcome Eases Pressure on Future of Risk Commissions

The majority of advisers and other industry stakeholders in Australia appear more optimistic about the future of their own business as well as the...

Discussing Death in Top Three ‘Taboo’ Subjects

Research conducted for Integrity Life has revealed Australians would rather talk to their partner about past relationships than address how they would manage their...

Cigna Co-Launches Children’s Mental Health Initiative 

Cigna and Life Education launched ‘Small Changes Whānau Challenge’ at schools around the country on 9 May. The initiative aims to encourage families to spend...

TAL Launches New Consumer Engagement Campaign

TAL has announced the launch of a new consumer-facing digital campaign focusing on the value of life insurance. Through this new campaign, the insurer says...

Southern Cross Invests in Digital Human 

Southern Cross Health Society has announced it will launch an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered digital assistant in 2019, claiming to be a world-first step for...

Asteron Life in Australia Extends Wholesale Rate Discount Offer

In Australia, Asteron Life has confirmed it will be extending its additional 15 percent first-year premium discount offer for new clients who opt for...

News in Brief

Rod Severn IBANZ Appointment Professional IQ College CEO, Rod Severn, has taken on further responsibilities at the Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand (IBANZ), stepping...

Advice Opportunity in Millennials Market

Latest research released by MetLife reveals the millennials generation is mostly unprepared for the possibility of unemployment due to injury or illness. This and other...

Insurers Identified in ‘World-First’ Claims Data Release

Detailed individual life company claims records have been released to the Australian public for the first time. In what is claimed to be a world-first,...

Professional IQ College Offers Rebate for Advisers  

Professional IQ College has confirmed it will be able to reduce the overall cost of the NZ Certificate in Financial Services Level 5 for...