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Government passes advice, super reforms
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
Financial advisers will now need prior written consent each year from clients before deducting fees, while funds from Eligible Rollover Funds must now be reunited with members within 28 days. Two key pieces of legislation were passed yesterday: the ...
Macquarie Wrap SMAs surpass $5bn
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021
... decades, so we're able to leverage our experience to deliver a sustainable managed accounts offering that is centred on choice and flexibility," Weber said. "In addition to the choice and flexibility benefits, managed accounts deliver transparency ...
Government fund names new chief executive
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... and continuing to build upon the living ethos of 'members' first'," Firkins said. AvSuper won member's choice at the 2019 Rainmaker SelectingSuper awards, which Rainmaker said indicated the fund was successful at engaging members. AvSuper ...
ASIC zeroes in on bad SMSF advice, conduct
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
The corporate regulator continues to hunt down perpetrators that give bad advice to self-managed super funds, sounding a warning that it is flexing its new powers in superannuation. ASIC commissioner Danielle Press told the recent SMSF Association's ...
Aon, WTW merger will reduce competition: ACCC
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 FEB 2021
... to write new insurance policies," Ridgeway said. "The ACCC is concerned that the proposed merger will reduce insurers' choice of reinsurance brokers in an already concentrated market. This could lead to price increases or reduced service levels for customers ...
PPS Mutual offers new IP solution
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 16 FEB 2021
... income protection underwriting offering for newly qualified professionals starting out in their career. The Professional Choice offer will enable newly qualified professionals to increase their monthly income protection benefit by a maximum of 50% in ...
Financial services sees improved mental health
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
... mortgage deferrals and reductions, and broader legislative changes, saw many in the industry working more hours, often by choice. Sector workers experienced the largest increases in positive stress compared with workers in other industries (up 3.8 percentage ...
NEOS, ClearView lead satisfaction
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 FEB 2021
... associate research director King Loong Choi said. "Competitive premiums matter for planners and their clients in their choice of insurer, but it isn't the sole factor. Planners highly value proactive support, meaning that insurers that provide quality ...
Wage subsidy needed for new entrants: AFA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021
... institutions, and argued that small, individual advice businesses should not be footing the bill. "Many of the advisers have no choice but to pass on any increases in regulatory fees to their clients, which continues to increase the cost of advice and ...
Ord Minnett expands footprint
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 JAN 2021
... branch manager Luke Rybarczyk, previously a client adviser at Bell Potter for nearly 10 years. "Ord Minnett was the right choice for our clients given a strong history of servicing a wide range of private clients large and small," he said. "Ords has ...
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