Underinsurance still an issue

24-May-2017

The latest survey from Real Insurance has shown more than 50 per cent of Australians remain without life insurance or feel the cover they have in place is inadequate despite the majority of them being constantly worr.. Read More

Underinsurance still an issue

24-May-2017

The latest survey from Real Insurance has shown more than 50 per cent of Australians remain without life insurance or feel the cover they have in place is inadequate despite the majority of them being constantly worr.. Read More

Direct life insurance sector holds steady

23-May-2017

Recent analysis of the direct life insurance sector has revealed its market share has remained steady, accounting for 25 per cent to 30 per cent of the individual risk market. The result comes despite product p.. Read More

CommInsure underwriting gets facelift

16-May-2017

CommInsure has announced a series of enhancements to its underwriting offer, including a new tele-interview service and an overhaul of its underwriting rules, in direct response to feedback from its adviser network. .. Read More

Banking reforms aim to halt royal commission

10-May-2017

The federal government has moved to neutralise the opposition’s call for a royal commission into the banking industry with a slew of reforms aimed at improving accountability for misconduct within Australia&rsq.. Read More

AIA launches term level policies

01-May-2017

Life insurer AIA Australia will today release a new term level life insurance product allowing advice clients to lock in their premium rates for up to 15 years. The new product suite is the result of close colla.. Read More

New app set to improve customer experience

19-Apr-2017

Life insurer Zurich has announced the launch of its new ZLife mobile app, which aims to offer advisers easy access to up-to-date life insurance information for their clients. Compared to the insurer’s pre.. Read More

New service helps advisers streamline claims

18-Apr-2017

A new life insurance claims advocacy service aims to help advisers streamline the claims process for clients for a fraction of the price it would cost a client to engage a lawyer. The new service, called LifeMat.. Read More

Clearview hits back at FSC APL standard

18-Apr-2017

Listed financial services company Clearview has criticised the Financial Services Council’s first attempt at a life insurance approved product list (APL) standard for its members, saying the industry body had &.. Read More

ISWG proposes better claims processes

07-Apr-2017

Improving the handling of group insurance claims is necessary to ensure all superannuation fund members experience a transparent and efficient claims process, according to the Insurance in Superannuation Working Grou.. Read More

Risk advisers positive on industry changes

07-Apr-2017

While positive sentiment among risk advisers was rising, more work was needed from a consumer facing perspective to showcase the positive contributions of life insurance advice, according to a report by Zurich and Le.. Read More