Monday, July 22, 2019

Services

Advisers Must Utilise Tech, Says Business Risk Expert

Business risk expert, Cecilia Farrow, says advisers need to make sure that when they incorporate technology into their business operations, it is delivering on...

Fidelity Launches ‘Building Better Businesses’ For Advisers 

Fidelity Life has launched a new value-add service for advisers to help them improve their businesses and succeed in the transition to the new...

The Adviser Platform Appoints Compliance Expert

The Adviser Platform (TAP) has appointed a new Head of Compliance and Advice, Scott Duncan, ahead of incoming regulatory changes. Duncan brings nine years’ experience...

Life Companies Offer Support For Those Affected by Christchurch Tragedy 

A number of life companies have responded to the Christchurch shooting tragedy, where attacks on two mosques last Friday killed 50 people and left...

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...

News in Brief

FSC Confirms Faafoi for Summit, Launches Advice Regulation Hub The FSC has confirmed Minister Faafoi will be attending the Wellington Navigating Regulation Adviser Summit on...

Customers Want Ecosystem Services From Insurers – Report

Ecosystem services are something insurance customers globally want more of and play a part in driving their loyalty to insurers, a report has found. Bain...

Meddling With Commissions Could Hurt New Zealanders – Severn 

The new Chief Executive of Professional IQ College has cautioned the Government to be careful with taking a hasty approach to adviser remuneration in the...

Australian Fintech Grows Presence Among Kiwi Risk Advisers

Australian-based fintech platform for financial advisers, Worksorted, is growing its presence among New Zealand financial advice companies and has reported receiving software enquiries weekly...

Complaints Provide Insight to Improve Conduct – IFSO

Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman, Karen Stevens, says the complaints that the IFSO Scheme receives can help insurers and financial advisers with industry change,...