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COVID-19 to push life premiums up: Rice Warner

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... and business continuity, existing conditions that were previously manageable becoming unmanageable, and a rise in mental health claims." With insurers' ability to manage existing claims hampered by social distancing requirements, the firm also said requirements ...

Pandemic response concerns overblown

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
... their job in a recession rarely work ever again in the rest of their lives - with knock on costs in everything from mental health to domestic violence," he noted. "So, some of the jobs saved now will be returning benefits for a generation."

Time to step up or face the music

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... important for companies to consider not only the technical elements of working from home, but also its impacts on mental health. "Organisations that are taking all of that into consideration are going to be really well placed to be the organisations ...

Super fighting a war on three fronts: KPMG

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... need to be wary of a significant increase in insurance queries, particularly around disability claims relating to mental health as the new reality of social distancing and self-isolation impacts workers.

Actuaries Institute appoints 2020 president

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2020
... she said. "As a profession we have a role to help our society deal with emerging risks such as climate change and mental health." Bui hopes to deliver major papers on intergenerational wealth and equity and the gig economy during her term. She also expects ...

Natural disaster support training to launch

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 17 FEB 2020
... natural disaster, following a summer of extreme weather. The life insurer will partner with peak post-traumatic mental health research, policy and training organisation Phoenix Australia to deliver the module. Phoenix head of policy and practice Nicole ...

Advisers choose remediation over advice

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2020
... or are facing redundancy to get in touch, saying he'd like to help. "It's a hard time for advisers' mental health," he said.

No joy in the advice world this Christmas

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 DEC 2019
... Financial Planning Association of Australia come together, calling for a coordinated approach to supporting the mental health of advisers. At a forum hosted by Zurich Life and Investments, advisers were invited to share their mental health concerns. ...

Sam Henderson attempts to set record straight

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 DEC 2019
... Commission was not a full investigation... We can argue whether it was done in a constructive way or with a cricket bat." Mental health was a topic of conversation for much of the episode, with Henderson citing a statistic that there have been 19 suicides ...

Mental health costs insurers $750m per year

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 NOV 2019
... Superfriend chief executive Margo Lydon said that of the $180 billion drag on the economy from the adverse effects of poor mental health, $750 million of that is felt by the financial services and life insurance industries. "We have substantive costs ...