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FICAP RockStar slated for July

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
The Financial Industry Community Aid Program's (FICAP) annual Who wants to be a RockStar? event is returning in July and, for the first time, the event's winner will take home an incredible prize. FICAP's flagship event will take place in Sydney on ...

New campaign pushes for reproductive leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
Calls for a paid reproductive leave scheme are mounting, as Queensland Unions launches a campaign pushing for new entitlements including preventative health leave. It comes as the Senate investigates issues related to menopause and perimenopause. The ...

Alex Dunnin bids farewell to Rainmaker

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
After 26 years, Rainmaker Information's co-founder and Financial Standard 's resident superannuation guru is going back to school - kind of. Today marks Rainmaker executive director, research Alex Dunnin's final day with the business, retiring from ...

Islamic Bank hands back licence

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
The banking startup, owned in part by Hejaz Financial Services, surrendered its restricted licence to APRA last week. Since July 2022, Islamic Bank held a licence to operate a restricted authorised deposit-taking institution (RADI). This "allows an ...

'About bloody time': Industry responds to PPL super reform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
The wealth management industry has overwhelmingly welcomed the federal government's commitment to pay superannuation on the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave scheme. The Albanese government has said, if it wins the next election, it will add superannuation ...

Government to pay super on paid parental leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
If it wins the next election, the Albanese government has announced the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme will include Superannuation Guarantee contributions from next year. In a major win for the super industry and Australian women, 12% ...

Rest appoints general manager, product

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
The industry superannuation fund is kicking off a product simplification strategy, promoting a lead from within. Scott Tully has been named general manager, product at Rest, having already acted in the role for five months. Prior, he was head of investment ...

Aussies say they're paying too much tax

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
A survey has found 64% of Australians think they pay too much tax, with millennials the most likely to complain. Research by Finder found almost 13 million Australians believe they pay too much tax each financial year. According to the study, 80% of ...

MSC Trustees nabs Equity Trustees general manager

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
Making the jump from Equity Trustees, Kylie Holbrook has joined MSC Trustees as general manager, funds. MSC Trustees said the appointment marks an expansion of its Sydney team, with Holbrook taking on a leadership role. She spent the last 12 years at ...

More than 40% of women unprepared for retirement: CFS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
About 44% of women are not financially prepared for retirement, according to Colonial First State. That's the key finding from the institution's consumer research, which showed a 13-percentage point gap compared to the 31% of men who feel the same. ...