Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW

Search Results

Showing 1 - 10 of 100+ results for "Superannuation"

Super funds lambasted over nuclear holdings

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021
New research from the Australia Institute and Quit Nukes shows most major Australian superannuation funds still have holdings in nuclear weapons. Nearly one year since the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) came into force (January ...

ESSSuper chief executive joins MLC Life

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021
... MLC Life Insurance," Cook said. "He brings a wealth of experience and an exceptional depth of understanding about superannuation, group insurance, and how to provide the best experience for members." Puli first joined ESSSuper as its chief financial ...

Half of all super products cut fees: Data

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021
Almost half of all superannuation products have seen their fees cut in the last 12 months while 5% of products' fees dropped more than once. Recent analysis of 463 superannuation fund product disclosure statements by Rainmaker Information found ...

IOOF completes platform overhaul

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021
The integration of IOOF's legacy superannuation and investments platform has now finalised. Proprietary platform Evolve currently houses more than 55,000 clients and $17.5 billion in funds under management. In total, Evolve has about 275,000 adviser ...

Pensioners could solve skills shortage

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 DEC 2021
Increasing the number of work hours without affecting Australians' Age Pension could be the solution to the current skills shortage crisis. This is according to the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which is calling on the federal government ...

ISPT on track to carbon positive

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 DEC 2021
ISPT is closer to becoming carbon positive by 2025 by surrendering 97,000 Australian Carbon Credit Units. One ACCU represents one metric tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent, which is either stored or avoided by a project registered with the federal government's ...

Avanteos faces criminal charges over deceased super members

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 DEC 2021
superannuation members. Avanteos pleaded guilty to 18 criminal charges relating to failures to update defective disclosure statements and continuing to charge fees to deceased super fund members. At the time of the offending, Avanteos was a subsidiary ...

The dark side of super switching: Research

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 DEC 2021
... Griffith University and Iress has revealed the 'double-edged sword' of the ease with which consumers can switch their superannuation. The research analysed over 42,000 superannuation switching decisions from 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2021. It found ...

APRA tells Christian Super to merge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 DEC 2021
... consideration for us, recognising that fees and returns are important but are not the only reason Australians choose their superannuation fund," Piper said. "It is my sincere hope that the super system of tomorrow retains the variety of choice we have ...

Boutique creates distribution lead role

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 DEC 2021
... Evans, now has eight staff members. About $1.9 billion of assets under management come institutional clients such as superannuation funds, while $210 million is from HNW clients, Cahill said. In February 2020, Antares Equities veteran Richard Nixon joined ...
PREVIOUS
NEXT