Joel Lenhardt’s finance career is going from strength to strength – and his advice for new entrants into the financial services industry is to pick the right mentors.
Insurance | July 27th, 2015 | Continue reading »
With 46 years in financial services, including CEO roles for over half that time, Jim Minto has seen significant changes in the way consumers interact with the industry. And he has a warning for management.
Insurance | July 22nd, 2015 | Continue reading »
The Financial Ombudsman Service has revealed its proposed update to the financial services compensation scheme.
Insurance | July 3rd, 2015 | Continue reading »
A broad reform package for life insurance and advice, formally proposed by industry associations yesterday, is being considered by the regulator.
Insurance | June 26th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Reports that National Australia Bank is negotiating to sell its poorly-performing Australian life insurance business to Nippon Life for $2.5 billion is welcome news for shareholders.
Insurance | June 9th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Banks, insurers and asset managers are woefully ill-equipped to cope with a global meltdown since they have no idea of what risk they are carrying.
Insurance | June 2nd, 2015 | Continue reading »
Retail banks are thriving unlike their global counterparts whose investment businesses continue to struggle with tougher regulatory scrutiny.
Insurance | May 28th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Earnings for Australia’s life insurers will come under further pressure in 2015 and 2016 due to a higher number of policy lapses and claims.
Insurance | May 20th, 2015 | Continue reading »
AMP Bank's mortgage book increased to $14.7 billion for the March quarter, an increase of just 1.5 per cent on the 2014 last quarter.
Insurance | May 8th, 2015 | Continue reading »
A turbulent month for the insurance industry has culminated in the Insurance Council of Australia declaring the fifth catastrophe of the year.
Insurance | May 6th, 2015 | Continue reading »