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Link Group announces new partnership

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2021
Link Group has partnered with a retirement specialist to expand its advisory offering for superannuation clients. The new partnership with SuperEd's Retirement Essentials is designed to allow Link to advise super clients on ways to make sure their ...

HESTA hires investment manager

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2021
Industry super fund HESTA has made a key appointment in its equities and liquid alternatives team. The $58 billion fund has appointed Chris Lye to the position of investment manager - Australian equities and liquid alternatives. Lye has a strong pedigree ...

Increase to super contribution cap

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021
Just before the Easter long weekend the Australian Tax Office confirmed an increase to superannuation contribution caps. From 1 July 2021, the annual concessional contribution cap will increase from $25,000 to $27,500. "Australians will be able to put ...

Blake Grossman joins BetaShares board

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021
ETF manager BetaShares has added a new non-executive director to its board with previous experience at competitor BlackRock. Blake Grossman has been appointed non-executive director at BetaShares. He was previously global chief executive of Barclays ...

Count snaps up three former MLC firms

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 1 APR 2021
Three former MLC firms are joining Count Financial, as its network of financial advice businesses continues to expand. It comes after four former IOOF firms joined Count on March 17. The three former MLC firms joining Count are: Sapphire Coast Financial ...

ASIC cracks down on binary options

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 1 APR 2021
ASIC has banned the sale of binary options to retail clients, effective from 3 May 2021. The decision comes after ASIC found that binary options have resulted in significant losses for retail clients. In 2018, ASIC estimated that net losses from retail ...

Synchron appoints Queensland manager

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
Dealer group Synchron has a new state manager for Queensland. Ben Donohue steps into the role, joining from Challenger where he was a business development manager. "Ben began working in financial services in 2005 and was most recently a business development ...

Mercer creates new sales, strategy roles

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
Mercer has made appointments for two newly created roles in its Pacific region leadership team. Helen Murdoch joins Mercer as sales and commercial acceleration leader and Saranne Brodrick joins as chief strategy officer. Mercer's chief executive for ...

Clime revamps strategy

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
Clime has made progress on what it calls "project streamline" - a simplification of its operations focused on cost reduction. "Today we are pleased to announce that project streamline is no longer a project, but already part of our operating rhythm," ...

AMP sees 245% jump in consumer interest

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
AMP has reported a huge jump in the number of consumers visiting its website looking for free financial education articles. There was a 245% increase in total unique visitors to the AMP site, when comparing the first two months of 2020 to the first ...