CPD: Business culture and ethics

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A strong business culture is one of the identified attributes of ethical businesses. This article, proudly sponsored by GSFM, investigates the interrelationships between business culture and ethics. The symbiotic relationship... Read more continue reading

Aware Super wins Chant West Super Fund and Pension Fund of the Year awards

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Aware Super has been named Super Fund of the Year and Pension Fund of the Year at this year’s Chant West Awards. In a rare occurrence, Aware Super took home... Read more continue reading

Practice growth requires leadership more than management

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The most frequent thing I see that prevents great practice growth and holds advisers back from developing their dream business is a lack of vision. I don’t mean “vision” in... Read more continue reading

New CreditorWatch tool helps businesses get paid

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CreditorWatch, a leading Australian commercial credit reporting bureau, today launches a new debt recovery tool, Debtor Management to help finance teams and small business owners (SBOs) and operators recover a... Read more continue reading

Count wins prestigious industry award

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Count Financial has been crowned 2024 Dealer Group of the Year at the inaugural Australian Wealth Management Awards in Sydney last night. The Count-owned licensee won in the ‘Best Licensee-Owned... Read more continue reading

CPD: Ethics and aged care advice

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It’s been well documented that Australians are living longer, increasing the need for aged care advice. This article, proudly sponsored by GSFM, explores some of the issues pertaining to aged... Read more continue reading

The 10 things that successful advisers just do better

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The most successful advisers just do better at some things than the average advisers…they are not necessarily better advisers. They just do some things better, and that makes them more... Read more continue reading

CPD: Ethics and criminality

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Ethical considerations lie at the heart of financial advice, shaping the relationship between advisers and their clients and underpinning the trust upon which this relationship is built. Despite this, a... Read more continue reading

CPD: Scam alert – the role for advisers in our biggest consumer protection challenge

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Introduction Financial scams are arguably the biggest consumer protection challenge facing the financial sector in 2024. With data suggesting scams are costing Australian consumers more than $3 billion each year[1]... Read more continue reading

Australian banking first to crack down on scammers

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Westpac has unveiled a new security feature which seeks to significantly reduce customer scam losses. An Australian-first innovation, Westpac SaferPay will alert customers to potential scams through a series of... Read more continue reading