International Women’s Day: women taking control of their financial future

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This International Women’s Day, specialist financial services research Investment Trends is considering the extent to which the historical gaps that women have faced in investing and financial matters are being addressed. More women are investing and taking control of their financial future than ever before The latest research from Investment Trends shows a significant increase […]

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New gender targets for ASX boards: 30% women for ASX 300

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The 30% Club Australia, a leading organisation campaigning for 30% women on ASX boards, has announced new targets for ASX 201- 300 companies to meet the 30% target by the end of 2021 to mark International Women’s Day. Previously only ASX 200 companies were targeted to meet the voluntary target by the 30% Club. “This […]

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‘Choice’ not ‘balance’ key to women’s security

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International Women’s Day is a timely reminder of the importance of women making choices at all stages of their life to plan for security, with statistics from the Council on the Ageing showing that for many women, homelessness, fear and poverty are what awaits them in their older age, says Emma Sakellaris, executive general manager […]

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The 2019 AMP University Challenge launches today

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The pens are poised, and the calculators are at the ready as tertiary students from around Australia set out to conquer the 2019 AMP University Challenge. Applications for the 2019 competition are now open to students looking to expand their skillset and explore the financial advice industry. Hopeful competitors who register now for the competition will […]

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Encouraging more women to consider careers in investment management

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Aspiring women in finance are set to benefit from a partnership between two of Australia’s leading investment management firms and The University of Queensland. Plato Investment Management and Pinnacle Investment Management, led by UQ Business School alumni, will provide nine $5000 scholarships and nine internships to support exceptional undergraduate students in 2019. Plato Managing Director […]

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TAL completes third summer of national skin check initiative

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TAL, a leading Australian life insurance specialist, has completed the third year of its national skin check initiative, TAL SpotChecker, providing 1,391 free skin checks across Australia. Building on the success of the previous two years, TAL SpotChecker aims to get more people talking about and committing to regular skin checks to bridge the gap […]

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MetLife Foundation and Visa launch ‘Inclusive Fintech 50’ to elevate early-stage fintechs addressing financial inclusion

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MetLife Foundation and Visa Inc., with global nonprofit Accion and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced a new initiative to recognise the top 50 early-stage fintechs contributing to financial inclusion around the globe. The “Inclusive Fintech 50” will culminate in a list of the most impactful, emerging fintechs that demonstrate the power […]

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Sailors With DisABILITIES charity flagship event: Making Waves Rally

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Successful businesses continue to search for different ways to keep their staff motivated on the one hand, the other; their clients and suppliers feeling appreciated. In addition, if the result of their choosing goes towards a positive impact on society through Corporate Social Responsibility, then this does become a well worthy investment. With that in […]

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AMP’s Tomorrow Fund gives $5 million in grants over five years to amazing Australians

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The AMP Foundation has marked the five-year anniversary of its annual awards program, the Tomorrow Fund, which has provided $5 million in funding to 230 Australians doing extraordinary things. During the past five years, the Tomorrow Fund has received more than 10,000 applications and provided grants to Australians from Tully to Sydney, Roebourne to Melbourne. Known as AMP […]

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ANZIIF TurksLegal 2018 Bright Light Award winner announced

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TurksLegal and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) are pleased to announce the inaugural winner of the 2018 ANZIIF TurksLegal Bright Light Award is Michael Parker, Managing Director at Queenscorp Insurance Services. The Bright Light Award gives individuals and teams the chance to showcase an idea or view on general […]

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