Making sure the new standards body works to strengthen the profession will be important. Senator Katy Gallagher writes that Labor has high expectations for appointees.
Katy GallagherMarch 16, 2017
Conexus Financial editor-at-large Simon Hoyle finds that his experiences during an extended break demonstrate the value of the new industry standards.
Simon HoyleMarch 10, 2017
The passing of new standards for the advice industry is great news for financial planners. It also means the new standards body can set up and commence its many tasks. Ben Marshan writes.
Ben MarshanFebruary 10, 2017
The first week of parliamentary sessions in 2017 has delivered two crucial pieces of legislation for the financial advice industry, after long gestation periods. James Dunn writes.
James DunnFebruary 9, 2017
As the government moves to close down the entire greyhound industry, suddenly an avalanche of reform for financial planners doesn’t look such a bad alternative. Simon Hoyle writes.
Simon HoyleJuly 15, 2016
It has been a year when we were invited to consider life on both a human and a cosmic scale. We witnessed the continued rise of Islamic fundamentalism and its humanitarian and geopolitical consequences; and we saw for the first time details from the surface of one of the furthest objects in our solar system. […]
Professional PlannerDecember 17, 2015