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Increase adviser standards sector-wide: FSU

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 NOV 2018
... which exist outside employment relationships, are a crucial mechanism for dealing with cultural problems within the sector, FSU national secretary Julia Angrisano said. The comments follow Westpac chief executive Brian Hartzer's testimony to the Royal ...

FSU, FSC respond to interim report

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
... Commissioner Hayne's interim report, labeling it an important first step in reforming the financial services industry. FSU national secretary Julia Angrisano said the union agrees wholeheartedly with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg that culture and conduct ...

BTFG faces possible union action

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 SEP 2018
... removal of the Advanced Financial Planner role for those operating outside of BTFG's Partnerships business. According to FSU communications to BT staff, such a move would see the dismissal of at least 85 employees across the country. A number of ...

RECAP: Advice in the Royal Commission spotlight (Day 4 and 5)

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 20 APR 2018
... adviser sales tactics Government ramps up ASIC powers Royal Commission to boost ETFs: VanEck Royal Commission must be extended: FSU April 19: The human cost of bad financial advice comes to light The day's proceedings got a human touch when a former ...

Royal Commission must be extended: FSU

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 20 APR 2018
... Sector Union said the inquiries of Commissioner Kenneth Hayne should not be halted due to time constraints. Additionally, the FSU believes the investigation should allow for the examination of senior management within Australia's financial services organisations ...

RECAP: Advice in the Royal Commission spotlight (Days 1 - 3)

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 APR 2018
... singles out ASIC in Royal Commission coverage Advice not yet a real profession: Kell Banks put revenue above quality advice: FSU AMP executive 'apologises' for advice failings

Banks put revenue above quality advice: FSU

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 16 APR 2018
Following today's round of hearings for the Royal Commission, the Finance Sector Union of Australia (FSU) noted that "banks had better systems in place to track incoming revenue than to make sure customers had been given the ongoing advice they were ...

NAB redundancies in full swing

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2018
... retrain or reskill the 6000 employees that will be made redundant over the next three years. Finance Sector Union of Australia (FSU) national secretary Julia Angrisano said many of these workers have been at NAB for years and they are the reason for ...

ASIC puts corner-cutting advisers on notice

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2018
... the signing of several Beneficiary Nomination Forms by clients. In an open letter to NAB chief executive Andrew Thorburn, FSU local executive secretary Darren Martin claimed it had been acceptable and customary within NAB to witness Beneficiary Nomination ...

Government caves to banking Royal Commission

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2017
... Commission was "crucial", adding Turnbull only agreed to it "when the banks told him he had to." The Finance Sector Union (FSU) has consistently pushed for a Royal Commission. FSU national secretary Julia Angrisano said the quickest way to rebuild trust ...