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AI-Based Life Guide Helps Underwriters

An AI powered platform aims to increase the efficiency of underwriters by generating swift answers to their questions. Life Guide, a life & health underwriting...

Risks of Business Ownership Continue After its Sold or Closed

An upturn in the number of practices rethinking their succession planning has emerged as the FAP regime beds down, says Tom Pasley of Robertsons. However,...

More Work Needed to Increase Client Engagement

With the FMA increasing its engagement with FAPs, Compliance Refinery’s CEO Steven Burgess says advisers need to place more emphasis on ensuring their clients...

Majority of Advice Practices in Australia Have One Adviser

Of the 6,105 total advice practices currently in the Australian advice ecosystem, 61% are now one-person bands, according to the latest quarterly data from...

Search Underway for Support Person of the Year

Following the success of its 2023 Support Person of the Year event, Chubb is asking advisers to nominate a colleague for this year's award. "If...

Ombudsman Welcomes Insurance Contracts Bill

The Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman (IFSO), Karen Stevens, is looking forward to the Contracts of Insurance Bill becoming law. “I’m pleased that it’s finally...

Digital Advice Expert Group Launched

The FSC in Australia has announced the formation of the Digital Advice Expert Group, noting almost four million Australians say they would be open...

Nib’s Top Five Medical Claims – March 2024

Treatments for heart issues topped the list of claims in the latest data from Nib. The company periodically releases a table showing its highest value...

Money Worries Rise Across the Country – FSC Report

The number of New Zealanders worrying about money is the highest since 2020 according to the FSC's latest Financial Resilience Index. Its annual survey,...