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ANZ Driving National Discussion on Financial Equality

ANZ has launched a new range of support tools to help advisers raise the issue of female financial equality with clients. (more…)

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0 · September 1, 2015 in Company News, General, Superannuation  

Whole Industry Response to LIF Needed

The new Life Insurance Framework (LIF) should be viewed as a watershed event, to which all parts of the industry should respond, according to Sentry’s Murray Hills. (more…)

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0 · September 1, 2015 in Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups, Remuneration  

Senior Appointment News

The Association of Financial Advisers is set to farewell one of its key spokespeople, Zurich has created a new Head of Operational Excellence role, and Securitor has confirmed its new Managing Director. (more…)

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0 · September 1, 2015 in Appointments, Associations, Dealer Groups  

ASIC Retains Focus on Advice

Advice delivered by vertically integrated businesses will be in the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s sights over the next 12 months, according to the regulator’s 2015-16 Corporate Plan. (more…)

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3 · September 1, 2015 in Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups  

Lawyers Still Causing Claims Headaches

Lawyers who submit group insurance disability claims are still causing super fund trustees headaches, according to a panel of industry stakeholders. (more…)

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3 · August 31, 2015 in Claims, Conferences and Events, Superannuation  

Still No Resolution on Advice Education

The financial advice industry will have to wait for another round of Government-led consultation before legislation to amend education standards is introduced, the Assistant Treasurer has advised. (more…)

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0 · August 27, 2015 in Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, Training  

Specialist Advice Referral Software Launched

A desire to improve the engagement between advisers and their referral partners is behind a new software tool created by South Australian adviser, Michael Baragwanath. (more…)

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0 · August 25, 2015 in Services, Technology  

Top Female Advisers Named

The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and TAL have announced the semi-finalists in this year’s Female Excellence in Advice Award. (more…)

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0 · August 25, 2015 in Associations, Conferences and Events, General  

Aussies Trusting Insurance Needs to Super Funds

One in five Australians with life insurance inside super say they have stuck with their default cover option because they trust their super fund or employer to know the correct level of cover for them. (more…)

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2 · August 25, 2015 in Associations, Company News, Superannuation  

Researcher Finds New Way to Measure Adviser Trust

A new tool to measure adviser trust has been launched by the Beddoes Institute. (more…)

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0 · August 25, 2015 in General, Services