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Subjects of Royal Commission case study found guilty in court

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 11 JUL 2022
The Federal Court has found that Select AFSL (Select), BlueInc Services Pty Ltd (BlueInc) and Insurance Marketing Service Pty Ltd (IMS) engaged in unconscionable conduct when selling insurance products. The Court also found Russell Howden, the managing ...

Growth scare likely during second half of 2022: Report

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2022
Global activity is already slowing, as central banks continue to indicate that a further deceleration is needed to lower inflation, report said. According to UBS Asset Management's Panorama mid-year outlook, titled Inflation: Rising to the Challenge ...

Low wage growth a deliberate design feature: ACTU

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
An ACTU report has blasted the Coalition government for the consistent entrenchment of low wage growth. The Morrison missing in action on wages report shows that over the entire term of the Morrison government, real wages have fallen by 2.3%. This is ...

APRA, ASIC publish life claims and disputes data

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 APR 2022
APRA and ASIC have released the latest Life Insurance Claims and Disputes Statistics publication that presents key industry-level claims and dispute outcomes. The publication featured outcomes for 20 Australian life insurers writing direct business ...

NZ Super Fund excludes Russian debt, state-owned holdings

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022
The NZ Super Fund and three other New Zealand institutional investors have excluded Russian sovereign debt and investments in majority state-owned enterprises and will look to divest any current holdings as soon as possible. NZ Super Fund, the Accident ...

Pensioners could solve skills shortage

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 DEC 2021
... nurses, childcare workers, cooks, bakers, locksmiths, and mechanics across all states and territories. Raising the threshold, ACCI chief executive Andrew McKellar said, will encourage greater participation, bringing more workers into the jobs market. ...

Plan For Life names insurance award winners

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 5 NOV 2021
The research and analytics firm announced the winners of its 2021 Excellence Awards for insurers. NobleOak Life took out the Overall Direct Life Insurance Excellence Award for 2021, going up against TAL Life, HCF Life and MLC Life. NobleOak Life also ...

ASIC sues former Freedom Insurance staff

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2021
A former Freedom Insurance director and consultant will head to Federal Court for their alleged involvement in aggressive sales tactics. ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings against former Freedom Insurance managing director of Keith Cohen and ...

Christian Super enhances insurance offering

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
Christian Super is reducing insurance premiums for most of its members, saying the offering now better aligns with what is available at other super funds. Premiums will change from November 1 for all occupational categories to better reflect the level ...

Advisers query super changes

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
Financial advisers have been focused on mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 on superannuation for their clients, according to BT. BT's technical team received over 2000 enquiries from advisers in the September quarter and the most asked question was ...
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