The Profession

Reflection: TPB makes clear what's professional

Friday, 6 October 2017

A draft information sheet the Tax Practitioners Board sent out this week makes clear that being a professional association means getting serious about corporate governance.

Final word: Losing hair, gaining perspective

Friday, 6 October 2017
A fit of righteous indignation gets put in check by the realisation that the good and bad times are all relative and we were all once young and foolish.

Poison fruit: Industry planted trouble early

Wednesday, 4 October 2017
The seeds of today’s cultural and ethical shortcomings were planted many years ago amid the industry’s origins. Meaningful change will require addressing the problem at the root.

Reflection: It’s worse in real estate

Friday, 29 September 2017
If you're stressed about the pain and difficulties with turning financial planning into a profession, take comfort in the knowledge that other sectors have much farther to go.