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How Covid-19 has impacted Partners Life

Partners Life has reported another year of positive growth and explains how Covid-19 has impacted the business.

Wednesday, August 12th, 12:15PM

Partners Life’s positive momentum continues with profitable growth in both in-force and new business volumes within a challenging market.

The result has been achieved through Partners’ focus on best-in-class product offerings, and a unique claims philosophy focused on fair customer outcomes and efficiencies. The emergence of Covid-19 in the final quarter is expected to provide...MORE»

Tied Agency 2.0 – spelt out

Wednesday, August 5th, 12:01PM

Jon-Paul Hale on why you need to get your transitional licence sorted asap. 


It starts with governance

Wednesday, August 5th, 10:14AM

Russell Hutchinson discusses the importance of governance in achieving a compliant FAP business.



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Kiwi insurers unscathed by Covid-19, S&P says

Tuesday, August 4th, 9:18AM

New Zealand insurers’ risks have remained stable through 2020 and the sector has mostly been unscathed by the Covid-19 pandemic, S&P Global Ratings says.


Some sense with regulation

Monday, July 27th, 2:11PM

Recent discussion papers show "sense is prevailing" says Jon-Paul Hale. 


Should we be warning consumers about IP prices?

Thursday, July 23rd, 10:12AM

Russell Hutchinson suggests ways to preposition clients for IP premium increases and discusses the product's potential to keep claimants disabled longer. 


Non-disclosure case divides advice industry

Wednesday, July 22nd, 6:51AM

A news story about a declined claim has sparked a divide in the insurance advice sector.


Partners Life market changes

Thursday, July 16th, 9:47AM

Jon-Paul Hale with his critique of the Partners Life commentary and what to watch when considering replacement business.



Insurance Briefs

Insurer nib backs Ronald McDonald House with $20k investment
Health insurer nib New Zealand and its nib foundation have lent support to Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Less stressed during lockdown
New Zealander’s health and wellbeing had surprising benefits from the Covid-19 lockdown.

Southern Cross supports new safe haven for at-risk pets
Southern Cross Pet Insurance has teamed up with Pet Refuge to provide temporary shelter for animals affected by family violence.

nib Foundation supports Lifeline to the tune of $150,000
To support the growing mental health needs of Kiwis emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, Lifeline Aotearoa has increased its service capacity thanks to a $150,000 grant from nib foundation, the charitable arm of nib New Zealand (nib).

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    “@Adviser1 this is part of the discussion we need to have as an industry. It is also part of the message we have with the...”
    18 hours ago by JPHale
  • It starts with governance
    “Thanks Gavin, appreciate your comments. So by engaging a compliance consultant and having the necessary policies, procedures...”
    20 hours ago by Adviser1
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    “Hi Adviser 1 -I don't think peer review will cut the mustard. There is more to it than someone having a look at you do and...”
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    “Who offers a governance solution for a one man adviser business or is adviser peer review the way to go? Cheers...”
    2 days ago by Adviser1
  • It starts with governance
    “Well said as usual Russell, you’re right governance is one of the things that has been missing from the discussion and...”
    2 days ago by JPHale
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