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Financial services eyes gig economy workers

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
Up to 20% of the financial services sector will likely comprise gig economy employees over the next five years, a study from PwC shows. More than half (52%) of the 500 financial institutions surveyed expect to hire more gig-based employees, despite ...

ASFA calls for super fairness

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 FEB 2021
... category for the Superannuation Guarantee to ensure fairness in retirement for those who are self-employed or in the gig economy. Further to this, ASFA proposed that with the introduction of Single Touch Payroll, there is no reason why superannuation ...

Super leaves gig economy behind

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
Less than 1.5% of gig economy workers are contributing to a superannuation account, a new report from the Actuaries Institute reveals. That's a key finding from the Actuaries Institute report, which also found that even when they do make contributions ...

Actuaries Institute appoints 2020 president

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2020
... climate change and mental health." Bui hopes to deliver major papers on intergenerational wealth and equity and the gig economy during her term. She also expects to contribute to discussions on data and ethics. "Data is the future. If we manage it wisely ...

AustralianSuper SG modelling paints dismal picture

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 FEB 2020
The average female member of Australia's largest superannuation fund will not be able to achieve a comfortable retirement even with a 12% superannuation guarantee, according to the fund's internal modelling. AustralianSuper calculated expected ...

Industry butt heads over super guarantee

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... retirement," he said. The Actuaries Institute has also warned the evolving employment landscape in Australia, driven by the "gig economy", could put many Australians at risk of falling outside of the retirement system. It argues the gig economy will ...

Super delivers for the masses: Challenger

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUN 2019
... threshold for Superannuation Guarantee payments; paying SG on parental leave; and extending SG to the self-employed and gig economy workers are some solutions that could help fix the system.

Banks must prioritise NPP, says Reserve Bank

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
... sectors that could benefit from the Platform's capabilities include insurance, superannuation, ecommerce, payroll, the gig economy, securities and company corporate actions. But the NPP's potential is not restricted to these sectors alone."

Superannuation must catch up to gig economy

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
... an industry breakfast in Sydney this morning that the trend to part-time and flexible work arrangements (i.e. the gig economy) is great for individuals wanting to grow and learn different skills, but it's causing adequacy headaches for Australia's retirement ...

Gig economy intriguing millennials: Deloitte

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAY 2018
... millennials and Gen Z shows the two generations do not hold much loyalty to their employer, and are intrigued by the gig economy. According to the report, 28% of millennials seek to stay with their current employer beyond five years. Deloitte's research ...
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