Education standards could reduce specialists

29-Mar-2017|By Sarah Kendell

The incoming professional standards reforms for advisers were likely to lead to a lack of specialisation in the industry, with many planners having to put aside further qualifications in areas such as accounting, mortgage broking and estate plann.. Read More




BT Panorama expands end-to-end horizon

24-Mar-2017

Completing client statements of advice (SoAs) and accessing international equities are set to become functionalities of BT Financial Group’s (BTFG) Panorama platform, in a move that will allow advisers and inve.. Read More

Scheerlinck confirmed in AIST top job

24-Mar-2017

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has announced that interim chief executive Eva Scheerlinck will step up to lead the industry body on a permanent basis, following the resignation last year o.. Read More

Opinion – Disrupt yourself to stay in front

24-Mar-2017

One of the most fashionable clichés at present is the word ‘disruption’. Make that ‘digital disruption’ and you are on to a winner if you are a public speaker. Corporates love the.. Read More

New partnership to revolutionise retirement

23-Mar-2017

Standard Life Investments’ new absolute return fixed income fund with Challenger is set to go live within a month, with the two groups set to leverage off each other’s expertise in the Australian and Unit.. Read More

Guaranteed products can worsen outcomes

23-Mar-2017

Retirees needed to carefully consider their retirement goals before investing in guaranteed income products as some could worsen their financial situation over time, according to actuarial firm Milliman. The fir.. Read More

ASFA urges ATO funding increase

23-Mar-2017

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has called on the government to boost funding to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for auditing businesses around super guarantee (SG) compliance, follow.. Read More

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