TAL Chair Duncan Boyle retires, Mark Joiner appointed to the role

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Australia’s leading life insurer, TAL, has announced the appointment of highly respected financial services industry leader Mark Joiner as independent Chair, following Duncan Boyle’s decision to retire after eight years leading the board. Mr Joiner has more than 30 years of corporate and financial services experience and is the Chair of QBE Insurance Group’s Australian

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TAL awarded for active commitment to achieving gender equality for the eighth year

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Australian life insurer, TAL, 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 eighth consecutive year. The Commonwealth Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation recognises leading organisations that meet rigorous standards in workplace gender

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Preventative health needs to be a priority

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Now, more than ever, preventative health should be a priority for you and your clients says Dr Priya Chagan, TAL General Manager of Health Services. The last two years have been a defining time as we navigated the global pandemic, and whilst the experience has given greater focus to the importance of good health, COVID-19

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TAL continues quest to ensure Australians are well-informed on skin safety with launch of 2021 Australian Skin Safety Report

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Leading life insurer TAL has launched the latest edition of the TAL SpotChecker Australian Skin Safety Report, with the aim of continuing to shine a light on Australians’ attitudes and approaches to preventative health and skin safety. The 2021 report marks the sixth consecutive year of the TAL SpotChecker program, [1]   a national initiative aimed at reducing

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TAL releases new suite of redesigned retail Income Protection products with a focus on value, fairness, and sustainability

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Leading Australian life insurance specialist, TAL, has launched its new range of Income Protection products for retail customers, developed to deliver fit-for-purpose benefits at claim time, while ensuring all customers can access affordable cover over the long term. The new suite of products – named Income Protection Enhance, Income Protection Focus, and Income Protection Assist (more details at bottom) –

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TAL enters into share sale agreement to acquire Westpac’s life insurance business alongside an exclusive 20-year strategic alliance

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TAL Dai-ichi Life Australia Pty Limited (TAL), has announced the signing of a binding share sale agreement to acquire Westpac’s life insurance business in Australia for a cash consideration of $900 million plus adjusted net worth on completion. Completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other conditions. The acquisition brings together two

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TAL’s Claims Assist extended to meet changing customer expectations

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Leading life insurance specialist, TAL, has announced its customer focused Claims Assist digital service has now been rolled out to more superannuation fund partners to help their members more easily manage their claims. Seven of TAL’s superannuation fund partners are now offering their members access to the digital service, which complements the services and expertise

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TAL partners with Teladoc Health to enhance mental health support for customers

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Life insurance specialist, TAL, has partnered with leading virtual healthcare provider, Teladoc Health, to offer additional mental health support to TAL customers. Initially offered to a select group of TAL’s advised customers and customers with insurance through superannuation, ‘Mental Health Assist’ will be available for eligible TAL customers on claim with a mental health condition. Dr

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What’s ahead for the evolution of life insurance products

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To ensure the life insurance sector is sustainable for all Australians, it is essential that we bring progressive thinking and have a long-term sustainable vision for the future. Across the industry over recent years, we have seen an increase in the cost of claims and, consequently, price increases which have had lasting impacts for both

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TAL named Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for seventh year

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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 seventh consecutive year. The citation is awarded by the Commonwealth Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) to organisations that meet rigorous standards in workplace gender

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