One year after Hayne: Financial services institution remediation missing major cause of issues

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As the nation’s financial services industry continues to focus on its greatest-ever remediation efforts through 2020, the leaders of many institutions have overlooked one of the most important areas requiring remediation. The boards and leadership of most impacted organisations, including some of the biggest listed companies in the country, are missing remediating the cause of […]

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Wealth industry jobs most in demand

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Employment prospects are looking up in our industry. “A third of wealth management organisations recently surveyed said they expected to hire more employees this year (32%),” notes Sally Humphris, Executive Director at specialist wealth management industry recruiter Super Recruiters. “Two out of five (42%) expect to maintain staff numbers at current levels.”   Interestingly, none […]

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Beleaguered wealth managers told to ‘think differently’ about leadership structures

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Wealth managers and financial services organisations – such as ANZ, IOOF and NAB – that are working their way through the implications of the Royal Commission were told to start thinking differently regarding their leadership structures.  IOOF, which is seeking a new CEO, revealed just this week that it will require the approval of the […]

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How advice practices can recruit better

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People are a major competitive advantage. How often have you hired a ‘poor fit’? We all have. They cost time money and more. Having the best people improves practice performance. So how is your recruiting? Is it best, or typical standard industry, practice? Have you ever asked ‘How do the best practices find their people, […]

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Super industry expects 2017 to be better than last year

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The pace and poignancy of change has certainly heightened in the past few months; spurred on by new leadership in the US, as well as increasingly innovative ways organisations, are using technology. If Amazon (soon to hit our shores in a big way) can sell cars online, while Alibaba has become the world’s biggest e-commerce […]

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