Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer said she got Cabinet's OK for appointees to the new standards body before announcing them, to add to their authority.
Simon HoyleApril 11, 2017
Some time in mid-2017, the new standards body will come into existence, with a long to-do list and extremely high expectations. Simon Hoyle asks stakeholders how it should proceed.
Simon HoyleMarch 21, 2017
New research has revealed that financial planning graduates will form a nucleus of an emerging financial planning profession, with almost two-thirds of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) financial planning practices saying they will seek graduates to fill growth positions in the coming five years. The Business of Advice research, conducted by Griffith University in collaboration […]
Simon HoyleApril 13, 2015
Some financial planning industry associations may find themselves excluded from a revised co-regulatory framework alluded to in the Parliamentary Joint Committee report handed down at the end of last year. This would be underpinned by the Financial Planning Education Council (FPEC) and the Professional Standards Council (PSC). The PSC would have to endorse any professional […]
Glenn FreemanJanuary 14, 2015
It’s human nature that we value most highly those things that are most difficult to obtain. Conversely, things that are easy to come by are valued less. The fact it’s so easy to achieve RG146 compliance and start working as a financial planner might be one of the very things turning off potential entrants to the […]
Simon HoyleApril 29, 2013