Risk advice a hard sell: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2019
New research from Zurich quantifies the amount consumers will pay for life insurance advice, but also reinforces the fact the majority are unwilling to be out of pocket.
Consultation opens for claim handling changes
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2019
The Federal Government has opened consultation on a proposal to remove the exclusion of insurance claims handling from the definition of financial service.
Freedom Insurance misses reporting deadline
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2019
Freedom Insurance Group has failed to file FY19 interim results and its shares remain suspended.
ClearView posts first half profit dip
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
ClearView posted a 13% dip in its underlying NPAT in the first half as it repositions pricing of its life insurance and wealth management products.
Clearview overhauls life insurance premiums
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
Clearview is introducing a number of pricing changes to its LifeSolutions offering.
Freedom Insurance suspends trading
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
Freedom Insurance Group has requested the ASX to suspend its shares indefinitely.
Australians prioritise car cover over life insurance
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2019
Australians prioritise insuring their cars more than their own lives, latest research shows.
Life risk commissions must also go: Hayne
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2019
Commissioner Kenneth Hayne has recommended ASIC ultimately whittle down the commissions on life insurance products to zero unless there is a clear justification to keep them.
Harder for insurers to dodge claims
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2019
Insurers will find it tougher to dodge paying out claims if the Royal Commission's recommendation to amend insurance law is enacted.
FSC extends life code consultation deadline
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2019
The Financial Services Council is extending the consultation period for the second iteration of its life code until 31 January 2019.
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