Friday, October 19, 2018

Technology

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...

New Marketing Automation Tool Launched For Risk Advisers

New Zealand based company, Advisor Promoter, recently launched a marketing automation tool specifically aimed at insurance advisers. The team of marketers have developed a system...

Linking Life Events With Provision of Advice

The idea to tie life events more strongly to certain forms of advice was put forward at the Financial Services Council’s Breakfast event ‘Advice...

Minister Faafoi to Address 2018 FSC Conference

The Financial Services Council (FSC) and Workplace Savings NZ have announced Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister, Kris Faafoi, will be making a keynote presentation at...

Reserve Bank Questions Risk Commission Levels

While The Reserve Bank has concluded New Zealand’s financial system remains sound, including its insurance sector, it has noted the level of risk commissions...

New GM Appointed at Evergreen Life

Former Managing Director of IDS, Barry Read, has been confirmed as the new General Manager of life insurance advice business, Evergreen Life. Evergreen Life Managing...

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...