Thursday, February 21, 2019

Technology

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...

Partners Life Announces Major Launch Roadshow

Partners Life has announced its will be embarking on a roadshow in 2019. The roadshow will reveal what the insurer plans to offer Kiwis in...

AIA Trials Mental Wellbeing Tech

AIA Australia and New Zealand has announced it will launch a pilot corporate health programme for its staff. Provided by mental health technology company Medibio,...

Cigna One Step Closer Towards Robo-advice 

Cigna Insurance has received the green light to offer robo-advice, having been granted exemption from the Financial Markets Authority. Cigna Head of Marketing, Vince Warnock,...

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...

Partners Life Updates Quote Software 

Partners Life has announced it has redesigned and redeveloped its quote software, which will go live from 12 November 2018. The insurer hinted that the...

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...

Financial Education Platform Encourages Advisers to Reach Out to Schools

Online financial education platform, Banqer, has called for advisers to get involved in schools around New Zealand. Banqer was a general sponsor of the recent...

Amazon Insurance Move Likely to Have Ripple Effect in NZ

E-commerce giant Amazon’s recent announcement that it is starting life, health and general insurance products in India, may likely have ripples effects in New...

How The Insurance Industry May Change by 2023

The life insurance industry may look very different in a few years time and many of the issues its grappling with now may be...