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The Value of Education

The financial services sector has been overwhelmed lately with legislative change, tightening, loosening and then tightening of regulatory lending policies, housing boom bust cycles and now FSLAA, the code of conduct, insurance contract...


Safety tips for Lithium Ion batteries

By Stephen Henkin, risk management services, Vero

Lithium ion – or Li-ion – batteries are becoming ubiquitous in New Zealand homes and businesses. They’re widely used to power everything from mobiles and laptops to power tools, e-bikes, scooters and motor vehicles.&nb...

IFSO Case Study

Advisers should educate clients about gradual d...

The best time for clients to understand how insurance works is before they might need to make a claim, says Karen Stevens, Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman.  “Advisers have a really important role in educating ...


QBE pledges support

The QBE Foundation has announced its 2019 charity partners, confirming renewed agreements with seven existing partners. The agreements include new and continuing multi-year support pledges from the insurer’s Australia Pacific...

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Insurance laws under spotlight

A review of insurance contracts law wants to tackle issues of non-disclosure. Submissions are currently open on an options paper that sets out the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s plans to revamp the laws...

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AMI may shut branches

AMI is reviewing aspects of its nationwide network of retail stores as customer preferences change. Alex Geale, executive manager of the AMI retail network, said it was the biggest of any insurer in New Zealand and that was not...

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