Can the Royal Commission possibly meet “community expectations”?

The final report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry will have to be some kind of masterpiece to meet all of the …

Rethinking the risks and returns of misconduct

Like many Australians, I did a fair bit of travelling around the country over Christmas and New Year, which involved driving thousands of kilometres across NSW, Queensland and Tasmania. The …

Bugger married at first sight – the best TV in Australia is The Royal Commission

Bugger Married at First Sight, the best TV ever is watching the Royal Commission on the feed while you are working, or better yet, listening to it as you attack yet another data …

Start running your NFP like a business

If you’re running a business in Perth, chances are you’re doing it tough. Perth property prices have been falling due to a sharp slowdown in WA’s population growth; median rents …

How well are you speaking to your policyholders?

How well do you speak with your policyholders? It’s not enough to deliver a message. It should be written in a way your customers understand.   The Australian Competition and …

Tapping into the wellness industry

So much for the image of Aussies as enjoying a fit and healthy outdoors lifestyle. Figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare* (AIHW) reveal some worrying home truths. …

Life cover – do consumers know what they’re buying?

ASIC recently issued its review of the life insurance industry following several well-publicised cases of poor handling of claims. While the report has attracted considerable attention, one important aspect has …

Self-regulation: too little too late?

The new Life Insurance Code of Practice is hot off the press from the FSC. But will it resonate with consumers after an extended bout of bad publicity? According to …