Viewing entries tagged with 'Insurance'

NZ Herald: Diana Clement: More to income protection than just ACC

11 May 2017

Worth seeking advice from financial adviser who specialises in insurance.

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1 May 2017 Sovereign chief executive Nick Stanhope has just celebrated his first anniversary in the job. It's his first role at the top of an organisation but he says he is loving the challenge of trying to innovate an industry selling something most of us hope never to need. More>  

Want to live til you're 90? Better live like a life insurer

24 April 2017

Stuff: The life and health insurance industry used to be an unhealthy industry to work in. Long hours, a drinking culture, and socialising with insurance advisers took its toll on the waistlines and fitness of the male-dominated industry.  More>  

Comparative Approaches to Genetic Discrimination

5 April 2017

Trends in genetics: Genetic discrimination (GD) is one of the most pervasive issues associated with genetic research and its large-scale implementation. An increasing number of countries have adopted public policies to address this issue. (Academic research).  More>

RBNZ: Input Sought on Insurer Law Review

31 March 2017

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has published an issues paper for its review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (IPSA). More>

IAG NZ warns of new flood risk

20 March 2017

Insurance Business: New Zealand’s biggest insurer is warning against contaminated and dangerous properties, as it reported logging more than 1,200 claims from the heavy rainstorm and flooding that hit northern parts of the North Island over last weekend. More>

Psychiatrists call for government review on insurers

10 March 2017 Psychiatrists call for government review on the way life insurers treat people with mental illness; Underwriter explains extent to which industry goes to fairly assess possible risks of mental illness. More>

Insurer IAG claims social media first for NZ

3 March 2017

Insurance Business: IAG says it has achieved a New Zealand first and possibly an Australasian first too with its ability to offer ‘end to end’ social media customer service.  More>

Call to change insurance law to stop 'ruined lives'

3 March 2017

Stuff: New Zealand needs a law change to stop people "ruining their lives" by not disclosing relevant information to their insurers, the Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman says.  More>

Tactical calls have harned LifeDirect

1 March 2017

Goodreturns: “Tactical calls” have harmed LifeDirect but Trade Me is not giving up on the insurance platform, the group’s chief executive says. In reporting its first-half profit this month, the online auction website reported a year-on-year decline in revenue of 11.3% for LifeDirect, caused by a drop in traffic. More>