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Lockdowns see uptick in advice seekers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
New figures have revealed that Australian families are feeling the pressure of lockdowns, with more enquiries about divorce and an increase in those seeking financial advice. The figures come from The Separation Guide, a service which brings together ...

ASX 100 missing key reporting metric: ACCR

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021
A new report from the Australian Centre for Corporate Responsibility has raised serious governance concerns with ASX 100 companies in relation to contractors. ACCR found that Australian listed companies remain opaque about their labour hire, contracting ...

Industry steps up for Lifeline

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021
Some financial services heavyweights have thrown their support behind Lifeline, as the pandemic, lockdowns and economic uncertainty sees mental health services stretched. Janus Henderson head of retail distribution Jordan Tang organised Berry Motorfair ...

Record FUM growth at Australian Ethical

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021
Fund manager and super fund Australian Ethical enjoyed record annual growth in its funds under management and announced a dividend in its results. With net inflows of $1.03 billion during the year driving FUM up to $6.07 billion, the company announced ...

Fear of greenwashing worse than reality: Report

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
With much hysteria around greenwashing as ESG becomes increasingly important to investors, S&P has issued a new report theorising concern about greenwashing is often misplaced. In the report, S&P noted that greenwashing or sustainability-washing concerns ...

Dealer group awards mandate

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
A dealer group has moved a large global equities mandate to a boutique fund manager. Easton Wealth licensee GPS has the global equities mandate for its CARE portfolios to Insync Funds Management. Insync also said it recently secured support from one ...

Emmi appoints head of business development

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
Investment carbon risk management system Emmi has appointed a head of business development, hiring from Conexus. Amanda Field has joined Emmi, she was previously head of business development at Conexus. The start-up is aiming for its method of scoring ...

Pandemic stokes investor appetite

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a paradoxical effect on investors, according to new research, increasingly the willingness of existing investors to invest further despite uncertainty about the future. This is according to a new white paper from Calastone ...

Cost of retirement increases

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
According to the latest figures from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) the cost of retiring increased in the June quarter. The ASFA Retirement Standard June quarter 2021 figures indicate that couples aged around 65 living a ...

Consultum chief joins new firm

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
The former chief executive of IOOF-aligned Consultum Financial Advisers has found a new role. Joe Botte joined boutique dealer group ASVW Financial Services (ASVWFS) as executive director. "Joe is a very committed and effective executive with an extensive ...