Synchron helping advisers address the revenue gap

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Australia’s leading non-institutional licensee Synchron has announced the launch of two initiatives to help advisers facing reduced revenues as a result of the Life Insurance Framework (LIF). “Following the release of LIF details, we recognize that no matter how many ways you slice and dice it, life insurance advisers will be suffering from July 1st […]

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Afiniation and Financial Services Knowledge Hub announce partnership and launches second Showcase event

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Afiniation (The FinTech Network) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Financial Services Knowledge Hub, the NSW Government initiative coordinated by the Committee for Sydney, to drive collaboration across the financial services sector. “The Financial Services Knowledge Hub and Afiniation share the goal of supporting the growth of Fintech through improving networks […]

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Why is non‑mining business investment so weak and what is the outlook?

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A lift in non‑mining investment remains the missing ingredient in the Australian economic growth transition story. Some of the cyclical drivers of business investment have moved in a direction that favours a lift in business capex. But there are other forces at play which are holding back non‑mining capital investment. We expect weak non‑mining capex […]

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New accounting treatment on leases can impact small businesses

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Small business owners such as retailers or distributors who lease their premises could find themselves being forced to renegotiate the terms of their bank loans in the wake of a change in the accounting treatment of most leases according to leading accountancy firm, Crowe Horwath. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has just issued IFRS […]

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Three tips to retain your clients

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Acquiring a new client is said to be five-to-ten times more costly than retaining an existing one. Often though, in an attempt to build a successful business, the focus ends up on getting new clients in the door rather than ensuring existing clients stay. Over time this can have a big impact on your business, […]

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Good to great: turning an ideas boom into business

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Leading Australian venture capital firm, OneVentures, has thrown its support behind the Federal Government’s Science and Innovation Package announced yesterday, welcoming tax incentives to stimulate early stage investing, visa reform to encourage talented entrepreneurs and STEM graduates to Australia, funding for incubators, and initiatives to buoy the number of STEM graduates and women participating in […]

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Advisers embrace social media webinars

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In a direct response to adviser requests, TAL has partnered with leading global agency We Are Social to create adviser specific Social Media webinars to help advisers implement social media strategies in their business. TAL General Manager, Retail Distribution Niall McConville said TAL was committed to delivering meaningful and relevant education to advisers and the […]

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Why don’t you roll the dice and ask anyway?

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On some things you just have to roll the dice and take your chances in life.  Asking someone for a date….getting on a plane…or asking for referrals. It doesn’t always work out of course, but as a great hockey player once said: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” (Wayne Gretzky) Depending on […]

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Advice practice buying and selling pressure building

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The issue of succession planning is an individual one and the timing is personal – however as the baby boomers move to retirement Connect Financial Service Brokers (Connect) CEO Paul Tynan has noted a growing pool of potential buyers for advice practices and it is the largest he has seen for many years. Ironically, a […]

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Promoting the growth of FinTech start-ups – join us at the Afiniation Showcase 2015

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AdviserVoice are proud to announce that we have recently partnered with Afiniation, the champion of the Australasian FinTech Community. Afiniation is a virtual network to support the development and growth of FinTech in our region. The catalyst for investment, innovation and international expansion. Together, we are promoting the growth of FinTech start-ups and thought you might […]

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