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Accessing super cements inequality: Report

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
A new report has assessed the impact of COVID-19 on low-income earners in Australia, with findings illustrating harm caused by the early release of super program.

Local Government Super rebrands, reduces fees

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
As part of a broader strategy to grow the fund, Local Government Super has adopted a new name and cut some of its fees.

BUSSQ extends Link contract

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 24 MAY 2021
The $5.6 billion industry fund has extended its existing contract with Link Group for further five years as fund administrator.

ECPI draft legislation released

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 24 MAY 2021
The government has introduced exposure draft legislation to reduce red tape for super funds when calculating the exempt current pension income (ECPI).

Industry fund ups admin fees

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 MAY 2021
An $18 billion superannuation fund is increasing its administration fees and adding to its cash option menu from July 1.

Hostplus eyes Intrust merger

KANIKA SOOD, ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021
The $61 billion Hostplus will combine with the $2.6 billion Intrust as it pursues its long-standing ambition of acquiring more members in Queensland, Financial Standard understands.

ERS applicants $3100 worse off

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
Members who raided their retirement savings as a result of the early release of superannuation scheme could have been $3100 better off than if they had kept their balance intact, new research reveals.

Long way for super complaints overhaul

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
From October 5 super funds must have stronger internal dispute resolution systems but a new ASIC survey shows many are still overshooting the 45-day deadline for resolving member complaints.

Weeding out net zero fakers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
The tripling in commitments to achieve net zero carbon emissions by both companies and investors cannot be believed blindly, according to experts.

What COVID-19 did to super brand

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
The government's early release of superannuation program hurt superannuation as a category brand, according to Campaign Edge creative director Dee Madigan.