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Asteron Life SME Index

2018 Edition - Issue 1

SME Market Landscape

Welcome to the inaugural report of the Asteron Life SME Insurance Index in New Zealand. 

It is produced to identify insights and shed light on the opportunities and challenges presented by small to medium enterprises (SMEs) so advisers can use this to understand this segment even further. 

 Key insights such as:

  • Understanding how many SMEs have life insurance and which types
  • What are the biggest challenges facing SMEs
  • How do SMEs with life insurance feel about broker and advisers
  • And what about SMEs who take out life insurance for employees?

Download the report, the two page summary infographic and listen to some SMEs interviewed in the video below.  

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SME Market Landscape

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View customer insights from other issues of the Asteron Life SME Insurance Index. These insights will help build a deeper understanding of SME customers in New Zealand.

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