Thursday, October 18, 2018

Polls

Latest Poll – New Adviser Commission Model?

A new commission structure for insurance advisers has been proposed, which would see a shift from upfront commission paid as a percentage of the...

Risk Commissions Poll Results

The results of our latest poll suggest most Kiwi advisers are comfortable with their current commission arrangements - but the sentiment is not universal. As...

Are Risk Commissions Too High?

Our latest poll is based on a recent report released by the Reserve Bank which includes a statement that life insurance commissions in New...

Jury Out on Impact of Robo-Advice

Our latest poll results suggest advisers lack interest in the impact of robo-advice services, and are unsure about whether it will benefit or disadvantage...

Robo-Advice – Friend or Foe?

Our latest poll seeks your views on whether you consider the advent of robo-advice to be a potential friend or foe for your business. One...

Advisers Support Royal Commission

More than half the Kiwi adviser community thinks a Royal Commission should be convened to investigate NZ's banking and financial services sector. This is the...

Latest Poll – NZ Royal Commission?

As the fallout from the Australian Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry continues, we're checking to see whether...

Advisers Favour ‘Critical Illness’ Terminology

The results from our latest poll indicate the majority of advisers favour a move that would see the term 'Critical Illness Insurance' adopted across...

Trauma or Critical Illness…?

Our latest poll stems from a call by the Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman for the industry to move away from using the term...

Advisers Split on Call For Greater Commission Transparency

Advisers are evenly split on the question of whether there should be more prominence given to the disclosure of life insurance commissions and other incentives.