TAL launches Australian Skin Safety Report to uncover changing attitudes and intentions towards skin safety

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To further the conversation on preventative health, leading Australian life insurer, TAL, has launched the TAL SpotChecker Australian Skin Safety Report, which explores Australians’ attitudes and actions around skin safety and skin cancer. The report marks the fifth year of TAL’s national skin safety awareness program: TAL SpotChecker. TAL SpotChecker aims to bridge the gap between

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TAL launches white paper on mental health and life insurance to support positive, sustainable change into the future

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Leading Australian life insurer, TAL, has launched a white paper aimed at stimulating stakeholder and life insurance industry discussions on mental health support, mental health policy, and the role the life insurance industry can play in supporting and engaging Australians who experience mental health conditions. Developed by TAL’s Health Services Team, the white paper aims

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The future of underwriting: adapting fairly in a new global environment

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Meeting community expectations is of the utmost importance for the life insurance industry, as it continues to experience significant and rapid change. As medical procedures and treatments continue to advance, we must continue to update insurance underwriting approaches guided by these new insights, and backed by evidence-based data. Underwriting is the first experience that customers

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COVID-19: Looking at the opportunities that come with technological transformation

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The modern workplace is increasingly flexible, collaborative and dynamic, and new technologies afford us the opportunity to collaborate and communicate effectively while working from home. However, for many employers and workers, that parity between effectiveness in an office environment versus a working from home scenario had not been fully tested until recently. That all changed

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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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