Saturday, January 23, 2021

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Australian Advisers Able to Operate in New Zealand

Australian financial service licence holders and their representatives will be able to operate in New Zealand without a local licence from the FMA, following...

Audio Book for Risk Advisers

Best seller Skills That Succeed by Australian life industry legend Russell Collins is now available as an audio book. Positioned as a communication guide for...

How Insurers Supported the Industry in 2020

Disruption to everyone's normal way of life in 2020 forced many insurers to look at what they could do to soften the blow of...

2020 in Review

It's been a frantic year, full of ups and downs, and surprises. Key people have moved from one firm to another, there's been mergers, confusion,...

Healthcare Costs Predicted to Rise in 2021 – Report

The 2021 Global Medical Trends Survey published by WillisTowersWatson reveals that while Covid-19 has led to a significant reduction in healthcare use and overall...

NZI Disappoints Advisers With PI Decision

The announcement by NZI that it will restrict its professional indemnity insurance to FAPs with three or more advisers will impact hundreds of sole...

Confusion Over Ending of Grandfathered Risk Commissions

Advisers in Australia have raised objections to the impending cessation of insurance commission payments applying to a set of policies written through BT Financial...

Less Than 20 Percent Of Kiwis Seek Financial Advice

According to a survey by the Financial Services Council (FSC), while 35 per cent of Kiwis would consider taking professional financial advice, only 18...

New Course to Help Advisers Bridge the Knowledge Gap

Strategi Institute has launched a training course to help bridge the knowledge gap for advisers transitioning from the current financial advice regime and the...