How COVID-19 has demanded stronger BDM and adviser communications

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The disruption brought on by COVID-19 has impacted the financial advice sector in a range of ways. Client expectations are continuing to shift, and we have seen corresponding changes in advisers’ expectations of their BDMs. New research by Business Health[1] found that 47% of BDMs in Australia believe they have added significant value for advisers

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TAL reports strong member engagement with its COVID-19 support services

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Leading Australian life insurer, TAL, has reported strong uptake of its COVID-19 wellbeing and career support services with its superannuation fund partners, with seven partners focused on engaging members around the initiatives so far. The wellbeing and career support services include access to TAL’s online mental wellbeing program, Headlight, in addition to career guidance content that

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Helping those in need to transform their lives

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This year has been challenging for many Australians, particularly for those suffering financial hardship resulting from a personal health crisis or the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our economy. In many instances, people faced with health challenges are having to make important financial decisions at an extremely emotional time. Now more than ever, as

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Top tips for advisers to support themselves and their clients with mental health

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It is well known that mental health plays a crucial role in holistic health and wellbeing, and that making small improvements in day-to-day activities can help all of us thrive and stay mentally healthy. Financial advisers in particular have a significant opportunity to support the health and wellbeing of their clients. To do this effectively

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TAL extends Royal Flying Doctor Service partnership to help support life-improving medical services during COVID-19 and beyond

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Leading Australian life insurer, TAL, has announced the extension of its partnership with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) for a further three years, continuing to provide financial support to help them deliver life-improving medical services and expertise to Australians when they need it most, during COVID-19 and beyond. TAL Chief Customer & Brand Officer,

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TAL evolves adviser support with dedicated content hub

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Leading Australian life insurance specialist, TAL, has expanded their support for advisers with a new digital hub of tools and resources aimed at helping them and their clients adapt to a new way of providing advice. Designed to enable advisers to continue to deliver quality advice, the hub adds to TAL’s active contribution to the

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TAL expands wellbeing and career support services to further support customers impacted by COVID-19

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Leading Australian life insurer, TAL, is expanding its wellbeing and career support services to further support customers that have been impacted by COVID-19. The wellbeing and career support services include access to tailored wellbeing and career advice provided by TAL’s external employee assistance and external career guidance partners, in addition to online resources. The tailored

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Health and wellbeing tips while working from home

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The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic is testing all of us in ways we’ve never faced before. Our day-to-day lives – the way we work, socialise, eat and exercise – our whole health from physical, mental and financial have all been affected. Financial advisers are needed more than ever as communities navigate the current circumstances

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TAL Risk Academy webinar supports virtual financial advice

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TAL, a leading Australian life insurance specialist, has launched a new webinar to help financial advisers successfully manage their businesses in a virtual environment. Run through their industry-leading education program, TAL Risk Academy, the webinar focuses on providing advisers with tools and resources to deliver quality service to their customers in the current environment. It features insights

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TAL named workplace gender equality leader for sixth year, maintaining pay equity for all roles

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TAL, one of Australia’s leading life insurers, has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading promoters of workplace equality after being named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the sixth consecutive year. TAL has also maintained gender pay equity for all employee roles. The citation is awarded by the Commonwealth Workplace Gender Equality

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