Insights


FPA offers solutions for better financial advice that serves more Australians

Thursday 17th September 2020
FPA Chair Marisa Broome
FPA Chair Marisa Broome

Like so many other industries, there has been a significant change in consumer behaviour for financial advice clients because of the economic impacts of the coronavirus. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) says that advisers and firms need to make changes to both better support clients and also support their business in the “new normal.”

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Meeting CPD requirements during a pandemic

Thursday 30th July 2020
AIST's Maryann Mannix-White
AIST's Maryann Mannix-White

The effects of COVID-19 are far-reaching but one of the more immediate ones was the rapid cancellation of conferences across the industry. This wasn’t only a headache for organisers, and devastating for the event industry, but it also had knock-on effects for anyone who uses events to keep up to date with their continuing professional development (CPD).

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A focus on skill training for trustee board directors

Wednesday 22nd July 2020
AIST's Eva Scheerlinck
AIST's Eva Scheerlinck

Chief executive officer of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, Eva Scheerlinck, has an intimate knowledge of the organisation’s Trustee Director Course. As executive manager, governance and stewardship when the program was launched seven years ago, she was closely involved in its development and even attended the course in its first year.

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