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QInsure ramps up claims technology

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020
QSuper's insurance arm has upgraded its systems in an effort to streamline the claims management process. QInsure has moved from FINEOS's Claims system to the Claims SaaS edition on the Dublin-based firm's platform. The insurance claims ...

The case for an overhaul of advice: Rice Warner, FSC

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 OCT 2020
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has launched a report by Rice Warner that makes a series of recommendations that would significantly change the status quo of financial advice and lead to policy debate. Rice Warner's Future of Advice report ...

Acting AMP Australia chief joins FSC board

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has announced the acting chief executive of AMP Australia, Blair Vernon will join the FSC board as a director. FSC said Vernon is an experienced financial services executive with significant capability across a range ...

Sexual harassment rife in financial services: O'Neill

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
... harassment of women is rife within the financial services industry, not just at AMP. Speaking to the Financial Services Council at a virtual event, the Senator said she was disturbed after hearing of the alleged harassment suffered by Julia Szlakowski ...

FSC encourages investment team diversity

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 12 OCT 2020
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has launched a new fund manager resource and guidance note to help improve gender balance in investment management teams. The report, called Guidance Note 38 - Diversity focuses on practical measures that workplaces ...

Hume clarifies survival of the fittest in MySuper

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020
... government's latest reforms will seek to identify underperforming MySuper products. Hume was speaking at a Financial Services Council (FSC) event about the Your Super, Your Future package announced as part of the federal budget this week. FSC chief executive ...

Super industry cautious on more reform

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... performers, but cautioned that work needs to be done to make sure existing members are not disadvantaged. The Financial Services Council (FSC) offered a warm reception to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's budget announcement. FSC chief executive Sally Loane ...

Law firm slams insurer mental health policies

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020
... treating doctors in order to pressure workers back to work or to otherwise minimise costs." At the recent Financial Services Council Life Insurers Summit, assistant minister for superannuation, financial services and financial technology Jane Hume said ...

FSC calls for scaled advice model

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has called on the government to implement a two-year trial of a scalable advice model, in a bid to increase access to affordable advice to Australians at a time when they need it most. The COVID-19 crisis has seen ...

Maurice Blackburn slams FSC

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 10 AUG 2020
Law firm Maurice Blackburn has slammed the Financial Services Council over its renewed campaign to allow insurers to call the shots on medical claims. Maurice Blackburn principal Josh Mennen said the changes would enable insurers to only pay the medical ...