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Top drivers of client satisfaction at claim time

20 June 2018

The strongest drivers of client satisfaction at claim time are efficient claims lodgement and assessment processes backed by transparent ongoing claims management, according to Beddoes Institute’s latest Industry Claims Journey Study Report. Read more>

Matrix Planning Solutions takes out top licensee gong for second year running

6 June 2018

Data insights company, CoreData Research has named Matrix Planning Solutions as the 2018 Licensee of the Year for the second consecutive year, commending the group’s commitment to helping advisers adapt to regulatory change, implement new technologies and grow their businesses. Read more >

New opt-in life insurance rules for young workers a good start

9 May 2018

A new requirement for young Australians to consciously opt-in for life insurance inside superannuation plus other super changes contained in the 2018-19 Federal Budget represent sensible public policy and highlight the need for an overhaul of current group life arrangements, according to listed diversified financial services company ClearView Wealth Limited. Read more>

Code of Practice

31 March 2018

ClearView has announced its intention to adopt the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice (the Code) set by the Insurance in Superannuation Working Group - a body consisting of superannuation industry bodies. Read more>

PJC report highlights inadequate FSC APL standard

27 March 2018

Pressure is mounting on the Financial Services Council (FSC) to amend its grossly inadequate Life Insurance Approved Product List (APL) standard and require members to offer open APLs, following today’s release of the Parliamentary Joint Committee’s (PJC) Report, according to diversified financial services company, ClearView. Read more>

ClearView appoints new head of distribution strategy

28 February 2018

Listed diversified financial services company, ClearView has appointed Kathryn Williamson to the newly-created position of Head of Distribution Strategy with responsibility for expanding the group’s relationships in the independent financial adviser (IFA) market and driving deeper adviser engagement.  Read more>

ClearView launches innovative payment facility for advisers

5 February 2018

Listed diversified financial services company ClearView has launched an innovative online payment facility that enables financial advisers to charge and process a flat fee for life insurance advice, as it strives to help advisers maintain and build their fee income amidst sweeping remuneration changes. Read more>

ClearView announces significant enhancements to life insurance platform

15 January 2018

Listed diversified financial services company ClearView has made significant enhancements to its life insurance quote and application system, designed to help financial advisers run more efficient businesses and secure cover for their clients as quickly as possible.  Read more >

Matrix Planning Solutions wins coveted Licensee of the Year Award

June 2017

Matrix Planning Solutions has won the prestigious 2017 Licensee of the Year Award, cementing the group’s position as Australia’s leading group for professional, client-centric financial advisers. Read more >

FSC APL standard shows contempt for government, advisers and consumers

13 April 2017

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has wasted an opportunity to deal with glaring conflicts of interest that lead to poor client outcomes by delivering an ineffectual Life Insurance Approved Product List (APL) Draft Standard that displays contempt for the government, financial advisers and consumers by allowing sub-par practices to continue, according to listed diversified financial services company ClearView. Read more >

ClearView Wealth says insurers are forced to 'pay to play'

28 March 2017

Listed insurer ClearView Wealth has written to a parliamentary joint committee claiming that insurance companies pay millions of dollars a year in shelf-space fees to appear on product lists. Read more >

LIF to create unique opportunities and threats for advisers: ClearView

6 March 2017

The financial services industry will lose its emotional connection with thousands of clients unless it finds creative ways to stop mature advisers from prematurely retiring ahead of the introduction of the Life Insurance Framework, according to a white paper by ClearView. Read more >