Post Tagged with: "Professional standards"

It’s time to be bold and tell the success stories of financial advice

It’s time to be bold and tell the success stories of financial advice

Melissa Caddick was just one more in a line of people who over the years have given financial advisers a bad name, even though she wasn’t even an adviser. The […]

by March 30, 2021 0 comments Advice, APAC, Consumers/retail, Global, Insights
Protecting true financial advisers a central part of the new regime

Protecting true financial advisers a central part of the new regime

Financial advisers are a mightily exclusive group, and should be treasured as such. We all know the new standards that existing financial advisers must meet if they want to stay […]

Will the disruption, cost and stress of new standards be worthwhile? This research says ‘yes’

Will the disruption, cost and stress of new standards be worthwhile? This research says ‘yes’

The introduction of new education, professional and ethical standards has been painful for many advisers. The process has been protracted, disruptive and costly. But even if the implementation has been […]

New standards costing advisers time and money, but the public is onboard

New standards costing advisers time and money, but the public is onboard

The introduction of new education, professional and ethical standards for financial advisers has proven to be both costly and disruptive for financial advices and advice businesses. But new research by […]

by August 31, 2020 2 comments Advice, APAC, Consumers/retail, Global, Insights
Why the FASEA standards will be worth the disruption

Why the FASEA standards will be worth the disruption

On January 1 last year the financial advice industry entered a new era when the first of a set of new education, professional and ethical standards came into force.  Between […]

by February 20, 2020 0 comments Advice, APAC, Global, Insights, Legislation
The pointy end of professionalism

The pointy end of professionalism

In November in Canberra, the Profession of Independent Financial Advisers (PIFA) held its 2019 symposium, attended by the principals of around 30 financial advice firms that conform to the Corporations Act Section […]

by November 21, 2019 0 comments APAC, Global, In the news, Insights, Profession
Accountants and financial advice: avoid or fill a void?

Accountants and financial advice: avoid or fill a void?

As more financial advisers head for the exit doors, prompted by higher education standards and an end to grandfathered conflicted remuneration, accountants are a popular choice to step into the […]

by August 13, 2019 0 comments Advice, APAC, Global, Insights