|More than 230 Financial Standard readers have participated in our readership survey announced this morning. Here are the initial findings.|
|After 25 years Financial Recruitment Group founder Judith Beck will no longer recruit, opting to instead focus her energy on the rapidly growing association Financial Executive Women.|
|Financial Standard journalist Jamie Williamson has been honoured for two news stories on Australia's institutional investment industry, receiving a major accolade at the State Street Institutional Press Awards for Asia Pacific.|
|Financial services retains the notorious crown as the industry with the highest gender pay gap, the latest report from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows.|
|The Financial Industry Community Aid Program (FICAP) has announced Learning Links as its newest charity partner.|
|The chiefs of Australia's largest blue-chip companies are typically highly educated males based in Sydney and boast international work experience, a Robert Half analysis shows.|
|The Australian Bankers Association and the four major banks aren't doing enough to prevent elder financial abuse, particularly within branches where they are most vulnerable, an advocate group said.|
|Despite all the hype, Financial Standard's latest pulse survey shows a majority of people have no interest in using or investing in virtual currency.|
|Following NAB's announcement last week that it would reshape its workforce by cutting up to 6000 jobs, the banking group is immediately recruiting for 600 new, technology-based positions.|
|Westpac Group chief executive Brian Hartzer welcomed a solid full-year result for the group, driven in part by the $4 billion added to BT Financial Group's Panorama platform.|
Australia's largest superannuation funds and wealth companies have largely cut back on their advertising spends over the past five years, documents from the Standing Committee on Economics show.
The former head of advice of the $57 billion superannuation fund has launched a new advisory aimed at working with super funds and dealer groups to develop better models of delivering advice.
For the first time, climate crisis and environmental degradation have taken out the top five spots in a list ranking the risks most likely to impact the world over the coming decade.
Powerwrap has signed an agreement in what could be its second-biggest client after Escala Partners and a new line of business for the platform.
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