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David Whyte's 5 predictions for 2020

Last week Good Returns published five predictions for the year ahead. This week guest contributor David Whyte offers his five predictions for 2020.  As he says: "All of which will, of course, come to pass and be regarded as prophetic, insightful, and accurate. Or none of them will come to fruition and will have as much value as an Iranian Rial."

Wednesday, January 15th, 2:00PM

1. FAP Interim license applications will gather considerable momentum in the first quarter and may even continue through June. However, the number of full license applications will be considerably lower as prohibitive cost and complexity become apparent to individual advisers. This will be followed by a period of consolidation as 'orphaned' advisers either seek shelter or...MORE»

Partners growing while other insurers deal with issues

Thursday, January 9th, 9:25AM

Partners Life achieved its highest market share ever for new business in the six months to September 30 and now has the fourth biggest inforce life book in the industry.

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Don't hold your breath for life insurance reform

Monday, January 6th, 7:45AM

Will 2020 be the year New Zealand's life insurance industry calls time on policy churn and excessive broker commissions?

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Partners Life criticises Vitality

Tuesday, December 17th, 1:51PM

Partners Life has hit out at AIA’s new Vitality programme – without naming it directly – saying that advisers needed to be comfortable with the prospect of recommending benefits that could change.

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My wildly unhelpful prediction …

Thursday, December 12th, 1:16PM

I said to a colleague about two months ago that based on the 2010 change, 90% of advisers will miss the June 2020 deadline. They disagreed – they may well be right – I hope they are.

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nib and Cigna join forces

Wednesday, December 11th, 12:18PM

Nib and Cigna have entered into a joint venture, which they say has the specific purpose of delivering better health outcomes for members and communities in New Zealand and Australia.

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Partners Life tweaks policies

Wednesday, December 11th, 11:22AM

Partners Life has rolled out a series of product changes and benefit improvements for its policies.

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MBIE expects advisers to bear costs of regime change

Monday, December 9th, 8:01PM

Insurers and financial advisers can expect a “low to medium” increase in their costs as a result of changes to insurance law, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment says.

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  • Partners Life criticises Vitality
    “bay broker good points but I get the point about premiums increasing when sick. I have Vitality personally and I have qualified...”
    20 hours ago by taka dan
  • Don't hold your breath for life insurance reform
    “That's a good observation from @JPHale there. "2% of sales" has even less meaning when you don't know if it's 2% of premiums...”
    20 hours ago by Denis
  • Partners Life criticises Vitality
    “I've added Vitaltiy to a number of clients' new covers. I have also sold AIA cover without it. As with all advice it is...”
    1 day ago by BayBroker
  • Don't hold your breath for life insurance reform
    “Having read both the article and the comments I can only agree with what has been said in the comments. Further, I am...”
    1 day ago by BayBroker
  • David Whyte's 5 predictions for 2020
    “@ number 2: LOL - don't hold your breath. And besides, even if they did do it, if someone needs it they should probably already...”
    2 days ago by All hat no cattle
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