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SCA slams five super funds' junk insurance

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021
... situation have inadequate cover if they can never work again. Equally unfair is they make it much harder to claim for mental health conditions," he said. "Super funds that are clinging on to these terms need to follow the lead of their peers and financially ...

Sally Loane resigns as FSC chief

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... here and overseas, regulators, politicians, government bodies, and important stakeholders like consumer bodies, mental health leaders and the medical community." She thanked current FSC chair David Bryant, former chairs Geoff Lloyd and Greg Cooper, the ...

MetLife enhances mental health policy

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
MetLife Australia unveiled a mental health strategy for its employees in light of Mental Health Month. MetLife will create a resource hub that includes content from the Black Dog Institute and its own 360Health program. As part of the initiative, it ...

Class gifts employees leave to fight burnout

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 SEP 2021
... real portion of employees suffering. Burnt out employees are far less productive and more likely to quit. Other mental health and wellness initiatives embraced by Class include limiting meetings to 25 minutes or 45 minutes, encouraging teams to turn ...

Funds management staff want remote work: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021
... because their staff have learned more about their colleagues. Every executive surveyed however, worried about staff's mental health issues. "Given the blurring of home and work life, many investment professionals worked more hours during this time, leading ...

Industry steps up for Lifeline

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021
... heavyweights have thrown their support behind Lifeline, as the pandemic, lockdowns and economic uncertainty sees mental health services stretched. Janus Henderson head of retail distribution Jordan Tang organised Berry Motorfair for the first time last ...

Lying rife in life insurance applications

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
... deceitful at 29% than women at 11%. Lying about smoker status emerged as one of the most common reasons at 9% as did mental health at 9%. This was followed by the nature of one's job (8%), alcohol consumption (7%), a pre-existing condition (6%) and hobbies ...

Future Generation announces chief executive

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
... time as chair the company delivered strong returns and invested $26 million in charity partners focused on youth mental health. "We thank Belinda for her exceptional service and contribution to Future Generation Global," Thorley said.

Advisers report burnout, breaking point: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
... advisers to exit the industry, as reports of burnout underscore the toll their work is taking on their physical and mental health, new research suggests. The inaugural Wellbeing of Financial Advisers in Australia report reveals how work stress has prompted ...

No big losers in FY22 budget

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... billion for the JobTrainer program, $1.1 billion towards women's safety initiatives, $2.3 billion to enhance mental health support services and $13.2 billion over the next four years to sustain the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Frydenberg ...
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