The AFA and research company Strategic Insight have announced TAL as the winner of the 2017 Platinum Award for Life Company of the Year. The award recognizes excellence in the provision of Life insurance products and services to financial advisers and retail customers.

Runner up this year, BT Financial Group, has won the Platinum Award for the last two years.

In order to determine the overall winner Strategic Insight assessed each life company against a number of key benchmarks, including:

  • Company Financial Strength
  • Product Feature Strength
  • Service Quality
  • Premium Rates
  • Market Strength

Awards were also announced in each product category for the best insurance policies in 2017:

  • Term/TPD Product Award – Zurich Death cover
  • Trauma Product Award – TAL Life Critical Illness Premier Plan
  • Income Protection Product Award – CommInsure Income Care Platinum Plan

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