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ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020   12:20PM
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has called on the government to implement a two-year trial of a scalable advice model, in a bid to increase access to affordable advice to Australians at a time when they need it most.
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AMP, CBA, Westpac face potential class action
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
The financial advice arms of AMP, Commonwealth and Westpac are all facing a potential class action from law firm Piper Alderman.
Advice firm awarded international certification
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 10 AUG 2020
Shadforth Financial Group has achieved the international fiduciary certification following an assessment by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence.
FPA award nominations open, new award announced
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 AUG 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has announced a new category in its annual FPA Awards, set to recognise members who have used technologies in innovative ways to deliver advice.
AMP launches new managed portfolios
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
AMP is launching a new range of managed portfolios, available on its flagship MyNorth platform.
Adviser salaries unchanged: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
The latest insights from Kaizen Recruitment show the benchmark salaries for financial advisers and paraplanners remain as they were in early 2019.
Regulatory, legal exam questions trip up advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
FASEA has revealed the areas that financial advisers struggle with in the exam - with regulatory and legal questions presenting a challenge.
Advice firm partners with mortgage aggregator
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
Encore Advisory Group has partnered with Loan Market, a mortgage aggregator, establishing a new business.
AMP, BT and CBA to face class action
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020
A new class action from Shine Lawyers alleges that more than half a million Australians were charged excessive insurance premiums by financial advisers aligned with AMP, BT and Commonwealth Bank.
CBA ups remediation bill for advice
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has announced an extra $300 million has been added to its remediation bill in relation to ongoing service fee and customer remediation costs.
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