Monday, January 17, 2022

AIA’s Year of Making a Difference

Making a difference in local communities in 2021 is what the AIA Vitality Business and Community Grants programme was all about. With 10 grants awarded and more than $500,000 available to support grassroots initiatives. Sam...

Australia Split on Experience Pathway for Financial Advisers

A poll conducted by RiskinfoNZ's sister publication in Australia suggests a divide exists between advisers when it comes to support for a proposed Experience Pathway for advisers of 'good standing'. The pathway, if adopted by...

How Will You Promote Your Business in 2022?

Based on the results so far of our latest poll, it seems plenty of advisers are looking to short-form videos to raise the profile of their services to consumers. What once took a film crew...
Heather Roy, Chair of Financial Advice NZ.

New Chair Appointed to Financial Advice NZ

Former Act MP Heather Roy (pictured) is the new Chair of Financial Advice New Zealand. She has been contributing to the board as an independent director for one year, and was made interim chair...

Southern Cross to Open New Hospital

Southern Cross Healthcare will start fitting out its newest hospital in the north Auckland suburb of Silverdale within the next six months. The facility will be used to cater for the growing demand for...

Deloitte Report Points to a Thriving Year-Ahead for Insurers

A report based on an insurance industry survey by the Deloitte Center for Financial Services is bullish when it comes to the sector's growth prospects for 2022 and recommends companies develop in-house talent rather...

Celebrating the Wins of a Challenging Year

GUEST COLUMNIST At Financial Advice NZ we are fortunate to represent a vibrant sector, populated by great people who really care about Kiwis’ wellbeing, says the organisation's CEO Katrina Shanks.   At our ‘end of year wrap-up’...

Cigna Extends Campaign Offer for Advisers and Clients

Cigna has announced an extension of its two-month free cover offer for new and existing policy holders, while paying advisers double service commissions for two months during the campaign period. This extension has been initiated...

Labor Would Scrap Bachelor’s Degree for 10-Year Advisers in Aussie

The policy of requiring financial advisers in Australia to hold a bachelor's degree will be scrapped if the Labor Party win next year's Federal Election. Labor's Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Financial Services...