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ASFA welcomes new board directors
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia added a further two superannuation industry veterans to its board. Incoming First State Super chief executive Deanne Stewart and Link Group managing director John McMurtrie have been appointed to ...
Pension lessons from around the world
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
Despite modelling much of its operations on the Australian superannuation system, the UK's National Employment Savings Trust opted against "politically unacceptable" compulsion and is proving all the better for it. Addressing delegates at the ...
Government amends key super reforms
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
Amending the Protecting Your Super reforms, the Federal Government has made an exception to the opt-in life insurance changes to ensure coverage for Australians working in dangerous occupations. Addressing delegates at the 2018 ASFA Conference ...
We must do better: ASFA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
Improvement is a ceaseless quest and Australia's superannuation industry must do better to ensure positive outcomes for members. Opening the 2018 ASFA conference in Adelaide this morning, ASFA chair Michael Easson didn't shy away from the ...
Industry fund adds chief risk role
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
A $21 billion industry superannuation fund boosted its leadership team, welcoming its first chief risk officer and an executive manager of people experience. VicSuper has appointed Martin Vassallo to the newly created role of chief risk officer. He ...
Super ESG options can outperform
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
The average ESG investment option offered by Australia's superannuation funds outperformed the average MySuper default product in the 12 months to 30 September. Rainmaker analysis shows 68 super funds currently offer a total of 639 ESG investment ...
Zurich partners for future of work and insurance
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
Zurich has entered a three-year study partnership with Oxford University to develop a means of ensuring workers are effectively protected and supported in an increasingly fragmented labour market. Working with the Smith School of Enterprise and the ...
Vamos joins embattled insurer
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
... executive following the resignation of Craig Orton last month. Former TAL general manger, strategic alliances Sean Williamson has been appointed to the role. Williamson has 25 years' experience in life insurance, having spent 10 years at TAL and ...
Trust in advice hits record low
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
Consumer trust in financial planning is at an all-time low and those engaged in financial advice are significantly less likely to recommend it post-Royal Commission, new research shows. A new survey from Investment Trends asking consumers to rate ...
Aberdeen Standard distribution head departs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
Aberdeen Standard Investments confirmed its head of distribution has left the business. Simone Bouch has left Aberdeen Standard Investments following eight months as distribution lead. Bouch served as head of Australasia at Standard Life for seven ...
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