Synchron advisers express interest in investment solutions

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Less than two months since launch, almost one in four Synchron advisers who has seen the Valant Capital investment solutions offer, has expressed interest. Valant Capital is a new company created to provide leading platform, investment and insurance solutions to Synchron advisers. Valant Capital is the distributor of the High Wrap Investment Account, Superannuation Account […]

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Valant Capital to provide Synchron advisers with investment solutions

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A new company, Valant Capital, has been created to provide leading platform, investment and insurance solutions to the advisers of Australia’s largest non-institutional licensee, Synchron. In a strategic decision made by the Synchron Board and in response to adviser demand, the investment solution offered by Valant Capital broadens Synchron’s value proposition to its now over […]

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Synchron appoints new Queensland State Manager

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Synchron, Australia’s leading non-institutionally aligned licensee, has announced the appointment of Gee Vas to the role of State Manager for Queensland. The appointment follows on from the announcement of the retirement of current State Manager Gerry Porter, made at yesterday’s Synchron PD Day in Brisbane. “We are thrilled to have someone of Gee’s calibre and experience […]

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NextGen enters double digits

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Australia’s leading non-aligned licensee Synchron is celebrating 10 years of NextGen, announcing Alice Springs as the destination for NextGen 2016. Established in 2006 and open to Synchron advisers and sales executives aged 40-years and under, the NextGen initiative helped bring the average age of a Synchron adviser down from 59 in 2006 to now 48. […]

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Synchron wins Payroll Tax Argument

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Leading non-institutional licensee, Synchron, has scored a significant win for Australian financial services licensees on the issue of payroll tax. Synchron Director, Don Trapnell said the State Revenue Office (SRO) Victoria had assessed that Synchron was liable to pay payroll tax in relation to the commissions and fees it collects on behalf of some of […]

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SyncAdvsr to integrate with Xero

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Australia’s leading non-institutionally aligned licensee Synchron has announced its recently launched adviser software SyncAdvsr will soon be integrated with Xero. Synchron director Don Trapnell said the dealer group is in the final stages of talks that will see SyncAdvsr integrate with the accounting software. “A partnership with Xero will provide our advisers with complete confidence […]

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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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Synchron unveils new product solution for new world of advice

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Australia’s leading independently owned licensee, Synchron, has announced that they continue to push to create a new fixed term level product, designed to offer Australians with more options when selecting life insurance. Speaking to journalists at a media briefing in Sydney this afternoon, Synchron Director Don Trapnell said the time is ripe for a new life […]

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Synchron writes to Government calling for separation of advice disciplines

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Australia’s leading independently owned licensee, Synchron, has written to Government, urging that reforms to the Education Standards Bill include streamlined education pathways for differing disciplines. “In our letter we reflect our long-held belief that there needs to be a separation of disciplines in the education and training of financial advice practitioners,” said Synchron Director Don […]

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Risk advisers need better recognition in new education standards

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Under the Government’s draft professional standards for advisers, risk advisers should have a speciality education stream that relates specifically to life insurance and should also have any existing knowledge and experience formally recognised. Responding to the Government’s recent release of exposure draft legislation on the measures to raise education, training and ethical standards for financial […]

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