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Life insurers fork out more for mental health

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
Life insurers are continuing to pay out more for mental health related claims, as Australians take longer to return to work, according to new analysis. The latest edition of KPMG and the Financial Services Council's five year study on life insurance ...

Financial services demands more mental health support

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
COVID-19 has caused an uptick in the demand for access to mental health and wellbeing training for the employees of financial services firms, according to SuperFriend. New analysis by the wealth management industry's mental health partner reveals a ...

SuperFriend refreshes leadership

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
An AustralianSuper group executive has been added to the leadership of the wealth management industry's mental health partner, SuperFriend. AustralianSuper group executive of membership Rose Kerlin has joined the board of SuperFriend, following the ...

Banks accused of violating worker ethics

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
... comments attributed to the eight workers, the report considered the ways in which financial institutions impact workers mental health. "I often cry at work. I've had mild panic attacks. I feel exhausted. I often drink a lot after work," one worker was ...

Client drags advice firm, advisers to court

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
... October, citing limitation of cross-examination during forced video proceedings as a result of COVID-19 and then mental health conditions of one of the defendants. However, a New South Wales Supreme Court judge dismissed the most recent application yesterday ...

Culture is key in a crisis: Australian Ethical

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
... so they need to feel connected." She recommends management develop strategies for how employees can manage their mental health as well as their physical health. "Whilst the business is important, it's also important to make sure that your people ...

Frontline worker death nominations spike

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
... contracting the virus or passing it on to others. Psychologist Rebecca Thomas highlighted the significant physical and mental health risks that come from distancing oneself from family and friends. "Studies that have shown social isolation has real ...

SuperFriend bolsters support offerings as demand peaks

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2020
SuperFriend is adding to its suite of workplace mental health training resources, as super funds, insurers and other workplaces turn to the organisation for help supporting employees through COVID-19. The organisation has updated its "most popular and ...

Former Wallaby banned

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 APR 2020
... LinkedIn, he maintained his position at Bell Potter until last month and is now the president of Total Brain Limited (a mental health and wellness platform) for Australia and New Zealand. ASIC's investigation into DirectMoney trading found Poidevin ...

Consumers looking for reassurance: MetLife

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... support their overall wellbeing," Stafford said. "Alleviating financial stress can be a crucial factor to reducing mental health related issues." Stafford said that by going the extra mile, financial providers can develop deeper relationships with their ...