Class action accuses CFS of dodgy insurance feesBY ELIZABETH MCARTHUR | THURSDAY, 23 JAN 2020 12:20PM
Shine Lawyers today filed a class action against Colonial First State alleging that hundreds of thousands of Australians were charged excessive insurance premiums.Read more: CBA, CommInsure, CFS, FirstChoice Personal Super, Colonial First State Investments Limited, Commonwealth Bank, Rebecca Jancauskas, AIA Australia, David Stuart, FirstChoice Employer Super, Woodsford Litigation Funding
While there may be uncertainty surrounding the economic implications of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear; if business leaders are not consistent, empathetic and clear with their response, they should prepare to face the music.
The government's $213 billion stimulus package is set to push up the country's total debt but experts say it is not reason enough to draw down on the sovereign wealth fund.
Australia's superannuation sector is fighting a war on three different fronts, as the economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to bite.
Significant hikes in group insurance premiums have been put down to the Protecting Your Super reforms - with members of four superannuation funds facing premium increases of 34%.
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