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Law firm slams insurer mental health policies
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020
... making decisions about rehabilitation and treatment." She added that there are still insurers that do not comply with the FSC Life Insurance Code of Practice. "These are often people who have been paying premiums for years and they are entitled to receive ...
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
... only pay the medical bills of a sick worker rather than paying out an entire insurance claim. "It's deeply troubling that the FSC is seeking to re-agitate this issue at the peak of a pandemic crisis which is devastating the employment prospects of all ...
Life insurance at tipping point: Industry leaders
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020
... models and products hinder the growth and sustainability of the industry. Speaking at the Financial Services Council's (FSC) 2020 Life Insurance Summit, APRA general manager of life insurance Suzanne Johnson, RGA Australia managing director Mark ...
Insurers COVID-19 response slammed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
An announcement from the Financial Services Council (FSC) that life insurers would keep their COVID-19 support measures in place until the end of the year doesn't go nearly far enough, a lawyer has said. As part of the insurance response to COVID-19 ...
Life insurance needs to prove value
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... focus on creating awareness for its members as it is faced with negative sentiment, specifically around group insurance, the FSC Life Insurance Summit has heard. KPMG, on behalf of the Financial Services Council (FSC), revealed there was more than $12 ...
FSC reveals life insurance data
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
... women are more likely to claim income protection for mental health reasons, according to the Financial Services Council. The FSC said it is using Life Insurance Awareness week as an opportunity to release data which reveals some of the biological differences ...
SMSFA, FSC call for infrastructure investment access
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
The SMSF Association and the Financial Services Council (FSC) are calling for self-managed super funds to have access to unitised, liquid infrastructure investments as a way of generating economic growth. The two organisations, which represent more ...
Hume calls out ERS fake news
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 JUL 2020
... life insurance held through their super and she doesn't like the idea of Australians paying for things they don't understand. FSC chief executive Sally Loane asked Hume about APRA's concerns around the sustainability of life insurance companies. "At ...
FSC appoints four to board
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
... chief executive Jen Driscoll and First Sentier Investors ANZ managing director Elizabeth Hastilow have been appointed to the FSC board. The board is made up of the country's wealth management business leaders, including MLC Wealth chief executive Geoff ...
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