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Financial services feels talent crunch

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021
According to SEEK data, the number of unemployed people to each job vacancy is at an all-time low and financial services specialist recruiter Kaizen has confirmed the industry is also suffering a dearth of talent. In its most recent quarterly update ...

$450 super threshold to be scrapped

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021
... moved on its election promise to scrap the $450 threshold for superannuation. Minister for superannuation, financial services, the digital economy and women's financial security Jane Hume said a bill introduced to Parliament yesterday will deliver on ...

Newcastle advice firm joins Count Financial

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021
... Lusher and Norma Samson. The duo worked together early in their careers. Lusher previously worked at Lusher Financial Services, BT Funds Management and the ATO. Samson on the other hand worked at Baharian Wealth Management, Westpac and Aon Hewitt. "At ...

SCA slams five super funds' junk insurance

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021
... saying that the test has come under scrutiny in recent times by both regulators, consumer groups and the wider financial services industry. "The insidious nature of these restrictive disability tests means that people already in a precarious financial ...

Law firm adds financial services partner

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2021
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has appointed a new partner in financial services regulatory specialist Steven Rice. Rice joined the Corrs Financial Services Group team earlier this month, based in Sydney. He specialises in financial services, financial markets ...

Sally Loane resigns as FSC chief

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
The Financial Services Council has announced that Sally Loane will step down as chief executive at the end of the year. Loane has led the industry body for seven years, including through the Royal Commission and its aftermath. In her time, Loane was ...

APRA appoints investment risk lead from TCorp

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... experience in regulatory and legal fields across both the private and public sectors. Cole has worked for the UK's Financial Services Authority and more recently was the general counsel and chief risk officer of PwC in the UK and subsequently PwC's ...

Better Advice Bill gets green light

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response-Better Advice) Bill 2021 (Better Advice Bill), from 1 January 2022, the Financial Services and Credit Panel within ASIC will make the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority redundant. The FSCP will become ...

Six Park hires operations chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
... in Six Park's standard portfolios. This year, it launched its first sustainable options with Summerhill Financial Services, a Melbourne advice firm, and partnered with Zella Wealth's Victoria Devine to launch an investment platform for her podcast ...

Superhero offers access to Bitcoin ETF

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
... Jacobi Bitcoin ETF will be a centrally cleared crypto-backed financial instrument, authorised by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission and with custody provided by Fidelity Digital Assets. It is Jacobi's intention to list the ETF on Cboe Eur ...
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