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Super Fund of the Year named

ELIZA BAVIN, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2019
... - High Risk Equip MyFuture & Hannover Life Re of Australasia Best Asset Consultant Frontier Advisors Outstanding Mental Health and Wellbeing Initiative Award, presented with SuperFriend TAL Industry Service Award Robert Fowler

MLC Life wins group insurance mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 NOV 2019
... clients. The insurer will provide group cover for death, TPD and income protection, and access to its Best Doctors and Mental Health Navigator programs. "MLC Life Insurance is delighted to be able to partner with GEB to support its clients here in Australia. ...

The cost of mental illness

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 4 NOV 2019
... costing Australia up to $180 billion a year, or almost $500 million a day. The Productivity Commission draft report on mental health was published on October 31. Margo Lydon, chief executive of SuperFriend, said the report highlights many ways workplaces ...

TPD riddled with issues: ASIC

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 17 OCT 2019
... Loane said. "Data to the end of 2018 shows 88% of TPD claims are paid in the first instance and higher at 91% for mental health TPD claims. This includes claims against all definitions, including activities of daily living."

Mental health tops TPD claims

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 8 OCT 2019
The underlying causes of total and permanent disability claims have been revealed in new research, and mental health tops the list. Life insurers pay out more on TPD claims caused by mental health conditions than any other kind of condition, according ...

Industry embraces Mental Health Month

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 OCT 2019
October is mental health month and the financial services industry is embracing it as a chance to boost the mental wellness of employees through a number of initiatives. SuperFriend has several initiatives planned for the month, including releasing ...

AMP advice lead rejects AMPFPA claims

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
... pressure of the changes - particularly to BOLR contracts - placed on existing advisers, Wade said AMP takes the mental health and wellness of its advisers and employees "very seriously". "That's obviously a very serious topic and we understand there ...

AMP advisers to fight BOLR changes

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
... bankruptcy. "We are concerned about the potentially devastating flow-on effect of the financial loss in terms of the mental health of advisers, their families, and their staff, as well as the impact on their clients," he said. "What will happen to the ...

SuperFriend boosts leadership

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUL 2019
... SuperFriend said the appointments come as key partners of the organisation express a growing need for targeted workplace mental health and wellbeing support in the wake of the Royal Commission. SuperFriend chief executive Margo Lydon said: "With our ...

Julie Bishop headlines AFA conference

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2019
... Chelsea Pottinger will give a presentation on stress resilience later in the conference. She is an ambassador for mental health charities including R U OK? and the Gidget Foundation. AFA chief executive Philip Kewin said: "The AFA is pleased to be able ...