IMPORTANT – TripleA PI Scheme update

May 28, 2020By Wayne SmithWhat's new

The new legislation coming in to effect some time in March 2021 will have a major impact on the Triple A’s PI scheme. NZI has been working through the changes with Aon, our brokers, and the TripleA board. On Friday 13th March, Aon and NZI attended the TripleA Board meeting to provide an update and as … Read More

CEO Report

May 28, 2020By Wayne SmithWhat's new

First, a quick apology. COVID-19 disrupted our typical newsletter sequence, so this is a brief newsletter just to get things back to normal transmission. I suspect as we exit the immediate impact of COVID-19, the medium-term economic consequences will now likely be front and centre for TripleA members and their families. It may be time … Read More

Dispute resolution coverage for members

January 23, 2020By Wayne SmithWhat's new

Our role in life is simply to operate as a not-for-profit adviser association that tries to maximise the benefits we create for advisers and their businesses. One way we do that is by using our collective negotiating power to achieve discounts for our members. For example, the TripleA has “group bulk deals” with two dispute … Read More

Membership subscription and dispute resolution invoicing

January 23, 2020By Wayne SmithWhat's new

Heads up that invoices for membership subscriptions and FDR or IFSO dispute resolution scheme membership costs will be out to you by mid-February. These cover: Membership subs. Financial year 1 April to 31 March. Dispute resolution service costs. Financial year 1 July to 30 June. Individual subscription levels remain at a low $300pa for 2020/21 … Read More

CEO Report

January 23, 2020By Wayne SmithWhat's new

Firstly, welcome back to the New Year – we hope everyone managed to have a relaxing break over the holiday period, and is ready for the challenges 2020 will bring. I think this year will be one of consolidation for advisers as the new regime beds in. The TripleA has started to think about how … Read More

Planning for Christmas

December 13, 2019By Wayne SmithWhat's new

Christmas is almost on us and hopefully your planning for the close down is well underway. This helpful list is a good starting point to cross-check your planning for Christmas. Close down period: Decide on the dates you are closing and reopening. This year Christmas is on a Wednesday so commonly firms are closing on … Read More

TripleA Christmas closure period

December 13, 2019By Wayne SmithWhat's new

The TripleA will be closed over the Christmas period from the afternoon of Friday 20st December and open again on the morning of Monday 6th January 2020. Emails and cell phones will be monitored for anything urgent.

The benefits of a cyber cover policy

December 13, 2019By Wayne SmithWhat's new

The TripleA promotes an NZI cyber cover policy to our members. We lead by example and purchase the policy ourselves and I’m sure like everyone we groan a bit when the premium invoice comes in every year. However, a few months ago our website got hacked so you may appreciate reading about our experience. It … Read More

The PI scheme and FAPs

December 13, 2019By Wayne SmithWhat's new

We have been told to suggest to our members that they take “a sit and wait approach” while NZI ascertains the best way to structure manage the new requirements to address FAPs while still protecting the individual advisers. Hence this article. Once NZI does provide a solution on the structure to address PI for FAPs, … Read More

CEO Report

December 13, 2019By Wayne SmithWhat's new

Well this is the last ezine for the year so let’s start it with some Christmas wishes that everyone has a well-deserved break, gets to enjoy some quality time relaxing away from the rigours of work and comes back refreshed for 2020. At this time last year, we were dominated by consultation exercises which thankfully … Read More