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Russell exits Australasian actuarial practice with Willis deal

20 February 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Russell Investments in Australia is exiting the actuarial part of the industry, announcing last week that it has sold its Australian and New Zealand actuarial practice to Willis Towers Watson. The deal involves the transfer of 22 actuarial staff. More>

Insurers backing down from sum insured policies

13 September 2016

Competitive pressure is forcing insurers to back down from "sum insured" house policies, one expert says. After the Christchurch earthquakes, almost all the country's insurers switched their house cover policies from "full replacement" cover - which would pay out whatever it cost to rebuild a house in the event of a disaster - to "sum insured", where the insured and insurer agree on an amount to be covered. Stuff.co.nz. More> 

Tower in dangerously hot water

9 September 2016

Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low. Interest.co.nz  More>  

Guiding employees on workplace savings

26 April 2010

New legislation affecting financial advisers will also have an impact in the workplace.  David Ireland explains how new ground rules will affect employers, and outlines the risks involved in failing to comply with them.  As published in May 2010 edition of Employment Today magazine.