|Zurich has entered a three-year study partnership with Oxford University to develop a means of ensuring workers are effectively protected and supported in an increasingly fragmented labour market.|
|The Financial Services Council has released a new draft life insurance code of practice that makes 30 changes to the code in place since 2017.|
|ANZ's life insurance arm has released its predictive underwriting technology following a successful soft launch.|
|Majority of life insurance companies fear the availability of genetic testing to consumers will be more disadvantageous and complex, and will have a negative impact on their business, a new survey shows.|
|The Productivity Commission has taken a deeper dive into insurance inside superannuation and cast doubt into the sector's ability to help the Government alleviate social security payments.|
|Life insurance reforms proposed to provide better rehabilitation and early intervention treatment have been scrapped by the Federal Government.|
|AMP will exit life insurance in 2019, following a $3.3 billion sale of its wealth protection business. It will also divest its New Zealand wealth management and advice businesses via an IPO.|
|At least 50 staff members at TAL have been made redundant as part of a wider move to scale back its direct life insurance business.|
|Strategic Insight has recognised NobleOak as the best direct life insurer in 2018.|
|BT Financial Group is making it easier for financial advisers and their clients to apply for life insurance.|
An advice licensee owned by HUB24 hired from BT Financial Group to fill a newly-created general manager role.
Futuro Financial Services has ended its partnership with AMP after seven years, becoming 100% privately-owned again.
Escala Partners is set to be acquired by a US-based wealth manager looking to expand its international footprint.
No RBA, growth in wages have remained stagnant - and that's just for the lucky few. The unlucky ones have, in effect, seen their incomes eroded by inflation (thank goodness prices haven't increased by much).
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