Insights


Tips for moving your AGM online

Wednesday 1st April 2020
Industry Moves
Industry Moves

Even before the travel restrictions and general chaos in the last few weeks, companies were looking to move routine in-person events like shareholder meetings and annual general meetings (AGM) online. There are a few reasons to do it, like efficiency and cost savings, however a webinar can lack the engagement that an in-person event can have.

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Quick tips to make the most of your suddenly-remote workforce

Thursday 19th March 2020
Dr Amantha Imber
Dr Amantha Imber

Finance and financial services have traditionally been a face-to-face, handshake business. For many of us, this is the first time we’ve had to manage a remote workforce. While it may be a stressful time, organisational psychologist Dr Amantha Imber says this can be a chance to help our teams be more productive while removing the stresses of splitting our attention between work and home.

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Who are Australia’s most influential advisers?

Thursday 24th October 2019
FS Power50
FS Power50

Publisher Michelle Baltazar says the FS Power 50 focuses on those who are not only providing exceptional service but also shaping the future of the industry. “The findings from the Royal Commission put into sharp focus what needs urgent fixing within the industry. On top of that, the largest shift in generational wealth is about to take place in the next decade.“

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Third Quarter Moves Snapshot and Analysis 2019

Thursday 3rd October 2019
Third Quarter Moves Comparison 2019
Third Quarter Moves Comparison 2019

How many appointments and departures were reported for the first three quarters of the year compared to the last four years? What percentage of those appointments were secured by women and how many were awarded internally? We analyse the last five years' data in Industry Moves' vault of over 8,250 moves to find out. We also highlight the move, Q&A and Insight piece that most grabbed your attention.




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Spotlight: Appointments at the top of Australia's Super Funds

Friday 27th September 2019
Spotlight: Australian Super Fund CEO Appointments
Spotlight: Australian Super Fund CEO Appointments

So far this year, Industry Moves has reported on five new super fund CEO appointments. With the increasing number of merger discussions underway in the sector, more appointments like the joint Equip/Catholic Super CEO role awarded to Scott Cameron are to be expected. For now, we shine a spotlight on this year's new appointees and take a look back at our historical data to bring you a list of those individuals, 27% of them women, who have secured CEO roles at 26 of Australia’s super funds since 2015.


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Whispering words of wisdom

Thursday 19th September 2019
Psst...some wise words!
Psst...some wise words!

With the benefit of hindsight (and the mastery of time travel), what advice would you give to your younger self?
It's a question we love to ask our weekly interviewees and their answers are often funny, mostly encouraging, and invariably wise.
We've compiled for you some of our favourites from the last few months.



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Unsung Heroes! Meet Mercer's Libby Hicks and Lynne Carson

Thursday 12th September 2019
Libby and Lynne
Libby and Lynne

Libby (right) and Lynne, who first met in the grounds of their daughters' primary school, have been job-sharing the role of senior team assistant for Mercer’s Helpline team for more than a decade. With their skills, commitment, loyalty and sense of fun, they might just be the best job-sharing duo ever to have shared a role! After hearing from their colleagues, we don't doubt it for a second.

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