Branding failure driving advice trust deficit

20-Apr-2017|By Daniel Paperny

The trust deficit in financial advice stemmed from a persistent failure by industry participants to highlight their positive impact and demonstrate their value to clients, according to Sequential managing partner Adrian Johnstone. In an inte.. Read More

Industry super funds trump retail


The latest SuperRatings data has again raised questions about the major banks’ involvement in the superannuation system, with bank-owned super funds underperforming industry funds for over a decade, according t.. Read More

New FPA campaign busts advice myths


A new national campaign launched by the FPA on Monday would aim to promote the benefits of seeking an adviser with the association’s certified financial planner (CFP) designation, while dispelling the myth that.. Read More

Shift in-house sees Fortnum appoint Thomas


Non-aligned dealer group Fortnum Private Wealth will bring a number of its compliance and audit functions in-house as a result of a restructure in which a former BT national manager has been appointed to the newly cr.. Read More

ABA stretches reform timeline


The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) has extended the time frames for four of the six initiatives it has proposed to reform the code of banking practice, but will introduce interim steps to reach the objec.. Read More

AdviserLogic joins forces with InterPrac


InterPrac Financial Planning has signed a new agreement with software provider AdviserLogic to use its revenue management software, PayLogic. Under the agreement, AdviserLogic’s software would be used to p.. Read More

Codes of practice need to be upheld


The Financial Rights Legal Centre has outlined in a submission to the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into consumer protection in the banking, insurance and financial sector that self-regulation, unfair.. Read More

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