LIFE INSURANCE

Financial planning

TAL group chief executive Brett Clark is to step down from the role after almost a decade with a new replacement appointed....

Financial planning

While fewer than one in five Australians consult financial advisers, the vast majority wish they could do more to feel in control of their personal finances, two new repo...

Life/Risk

Policy and advocacy specialist Benjamin Marshan has left the Council of Australian Life Insurers after less than a year, having joined in March from the Financial Plannin...

Life/Risk

The Life Insurance Code of Practice has transferred from the Financial Services Council to the Council of Australian Life Insurers....

Expert Analysis

The financial burden of chronic disease is growing, making life insurance as important as private health insurance, writes Michael Pillemer....

Financial planning

Risk Hub has partnered with Loyalty Financial Group on a pilot project to address the unmet advice needs in life insurance. ...

Financial planning

Less than half of advisers wrote a life insurance policy in the first half of the year, according to Adviser Ratings, while Deloitte has identified a group of underinsure...

Life/Risk

The firm has announced it will no longer be writing new life insurance policies in the retail advised and corporate group insurance channels, citing a declining market an...

Policy & Regulation

The regulator has reached out to the Insurance Council of Australia, Council of Australian Life Insurers and Financial Services Council about its review of over 100 TMDs ...

Financial planning

The Financial Services Council and Council of Australian Life Insurers have welcomed the new Life Insurance Code of Practice, coming into effect 1 July 2023, that will de...

People & Products

Two new board members have been appointed to join the Council of Australian Life Insurers....

Financial planning

Less than 1 per cent of total advisers are ‘pure risk’ advisers as commission changes and premium increases drive them out of the profession or into new advice careers, s...

People & Products

Former MLC head of distribution, Rob Dassie, has returned to the firm in the financial advice arm of its life insurance business. ...

People & Products

The listed financial services company has released numerous enhancements to its ClearChoice life insurance product range. ...

Life/Risk

The Financial Services Council has commenced operation of an enforceable standard for handling group life insurance claims in superannuation....

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