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| | TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020 12:26PMA Monash University lecturer has pushed the case for a GST holiday, which he argues is the most effective way to generate "maximum economic bang for the government's buck".|
|Australian financial services veteran Ian Perkins is being remembered for his warmth, passion and joy for life, after passing away suddenly on June 29.|
|The economic disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen McMillan Shakespeare restructure its UK business and announce it will fork out $8 million to acquire the remaining stake in an Australian organisation.|
|Commonwealth Bank will donate more than $2 million to community organisations across the country, with the bank's employees nominating local community charities desperate for a financial boost.|
|The stringent government response to COVID-19 has undoubtedly placed the property market cycle on the cusp of another downswing, says CoreLogic's head of research Eliza Owen.|
|The First Nations Foundation, an Indigenous-led not-for-profit that promotes financial literacy, has received funding to deliver COVID-19 support to women.|
|Australians lost $126 million to investment scams in 2019, with many fraudsters using 'celebrity' endorsements to rort investors.|
|COVID-19 has caused an uptick in the demand for access to mental health and wellbeing training for the employees of financial services firms, according to SuperFriend.|
|The Finance Sector Union of Australia has called on NAB staffers to audit their own pay, as the bank kicks off an investigation into staff underpayments.|
|The most outstanding efforts in financial services marketing, advertising and sales were recognised in the 2020 Financial Standard MAX Awards, presented via virtual ceremony last night.|
Early Release of Super payments surged around $7 billion in the first week of July, according to Treasury estimates, but this may not be a reason to panic.
Funds from IOOF, Vanguard and Fiducian figure among the top-five performers among wholesale funds, in the latest Rainmaker Information tables to May end.
Pengana Capital's national sales manager for private banking and wealth has left the firm after more than five years, setting his eyes on a new life in sunny Queensland.
In a new paper from Actuaries Institute, Anthony Asher argues financial advice can be made cheaper if the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) provides some of the data necessary for good advice.
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