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RIAA, HESTA back key First Nations project

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
Businesses and investors including HESTA and Lendlease have launched an initiative that will focus on strengthening Australia's First People's heritage laws. The First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance, the Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) ...

Gender equality perception differs

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
The lived experience of men and women in financial services vastly differs as the gap is widening between organisations saying they are working to promote gender equality and those putting it into practice, new research shows. FINSIA's sixth biennial ...

AustralianSuper adds ACTU president to board

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
... appointed as a director on the board of the nation's largest superannuation fund. O'Neil has served as president of the ACTU since 2018 and is also a member of its executive team. Prior to this she was national secretary of the Textile Clothing ...

FSC advice reforms slash time, costs by 30%

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
The reforms proposed by the Financial Services Council could reduce the time and cost to produce financial advice by more than 30% respectively. Modelling provided by KPMG Australia estimates that advisers incur $5334 to provide advice and spend 23.9 ...

Advice on ageing key to future success: CFPs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
Knowing more about financial issues related to ageing will ensure success for financial advisers in the years to come, according to more than half of all CFP professionals. The Financial Planning Standards Board recently surveyed 4250 certified financial ...

Employers unaware of YFYS, stapling: Study

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
More than half of employers are clueless on what the Your Future, Your Super reforms - including stapling - mean and how to comply, according to new research. The study, commissioned by consumer experience consultancy CSBA and Fund Executives Association ...

Lending curbs to impact housing market

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia has suggested it may shift policy to cool the property market in 2022, likely to result in homebuyers being able to borrow less. BuyersBuyers co-founder Pete Wargent said that this time around the rules will mostly impact ...

Failing Asgard super option to close

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
After failing the inaugural Your Future, Your Super performance test, Asgard Employee Super will shutter next month, with many members being transferred to BT's Retirement Wrap. Members of the fund were actually notified ahead of the performance ...

New leadership at Zurich Australia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
Zurich Life & Investments has made three senior leadership appointments to its group insurance team. Francis Burgess will join Zurich Life & Investments in the newly created role of head of pricing, group insurance. He joins from TAL, where he was head ...

Actuary of the Year named

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
The Actuaries Institute named the principal at Sydney-based actuarial consultancy Taylor Fry as the 2021 Actuary of the Year for his work on social issues. Hugh Miller focuses on using data and complex analysis to improve public policy outcomes including ...
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