It is a difficult time, but also a time of excitement for mental health advocates, who say Covid-19 is catalysing deep change among business leaders, policymakers and the broader community in how to address mental health.
A group of psychologists, social workers, industry leaders and mental health experts have come together to address the mental health crisis that lays beneath the pandemic - this is the first in a series of articles designed to start a broader conversation about this important topic.
Australian Winter Olympic gold medallist Alisa Camplin has drawn on all her techniques for managing stress in her sports career using performance psychology to manage her mental health in light of the impacts from COVID.
Advisers should aim to spend about 80 per cent of their time in face-to-face contact with clients or connected via other means. Getting the right mix of client versus 'everything else' time could require consideration of outsourcing and offshoring options, David Haintz writes.
Increased competition, declining adviser numbers and changing models are combining to give advisers increased leverage over licensees, a panel has heard. The things advisers need to be aware of in this environment are changing as well.