Posts tagged "regulations"
Employing Staff Brings Responsibilities

Employing Staff Brings Responsibilities

In Australia we have the Fair Work Act 2009 and the supplementary Fair Work Regulations 2009. Together they effectively cover the vast majority of businesses in Australia. So if you’re an employer in Australia it’s a pretty important that you know what your obligations are to your staff. It’s also important you know what rights your employees have...
FOFA - The never ending rollercoaster

FOFA – The never ending rollercoaster

At AdviserHead we’re probably feeling much like many others in the financial planning industry. Its a bit disheartening that, after all this time, the Government still hasn’t managed to bring clarity and confidence to the financial planning industry in terms of the reforms they’re trying to introduce. The debate continues to rage about how the Government should...
Shorten and FOFA reforms - Are we there yet?

Shorten and FOFA reforms – Are we there yet?

It seems everyone will be waiting a bit longer for any sort of outcome in the governments review of the Future of Financial Advice changes. Despite ASIC’s Shadow Shopping revealing that some financial planners still have a way to go in terms of delivering quality financial advice to their clients, I would think that reviewing 64...
FOFA 'Opt-In': Protecting Clients or Frustrating Them?

FOFA ‘Opt-In’: Protecting Clients or Frustrating Them?

The debate is still raging about what is or isn’t needed to improve our financial planning industry and help clients to feel more confident. Here AdviserHead will offer a couple of interesting points of view. Firstly, with my consumer/client hat on. In this guise I have a real problem with being annoyed by my Financial Adviser every...
Financial Planners and Compliance

Financial Planners and Compliance

Lately I’ve been speaking with a lot of people who are new to Financial Planning and I’ve noticed a bit of a theme to their questions. Basically they’re trying to understand the issues of compliance so an AdviserHead post was born. Whilst these people may have learnt the fundamentals of compliance during their studies, they still have...
Tips for Experienced Advisers

Tips for Experienced Advisers

At AdviserHead we’ve added quite a few posts aimed at helping career changers or recently qualified people enter and understand the profession they’ve decided to pursue – financial planning. In this post, we’re going to focus on couple of key tips for experienced Financial Advisers to think about in today’s hectic job market. A quick search of...

Looking into the future of Financial Planning

Lately some newly qualified Advisers I’ve been meeting with have expressed a bit of concern about the future. The coverage the Government’s FOFA reforms has been giving them a great deal to think about and AdviserHead plenty of material to draw on. Law Council warns on FOFA deficits | Money Management Risk brokers resent FOFAs one...
Licensees Beware...

Licensees Beware…

Here’s a link to an article updating us on the powers of ASIC and the expectations they have on licensees in our industry. It’s a great reminder that, as professionals, we should never stop raising the bar and performing better. Professional Planner Article – Watchdog warning to gatekeepers As a recruiter AdviserHead feels it’s very handy to...

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