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Why the payments industry needs to champion workforce diversity

It’s an undeniable fact that the financial services industry is currently undergoing massive changes. While a stable global payment ecosystem is more critical than...

Royal Commission into banking turns finance industry on its head

The findings of the Royal Commission into the banking and financial services sector is expected to turn the finance industry on its head with...

Study reveals finance is one of the weakest performing industries

  The Sunsuper Australian Job Index has revealed that financial and insurance services were the worst performing industries of 2018 with employment demand dropping by...

Howard Govt veteran Helen Coonan will chair authority tackling SME financial complaints

The Federal Government will appoint former senator Helen Coonan as the inaugural chair of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), established to provide small...

Let’s Talk: Fintech

The financial services industry is in the midst of a digital revolution led by fintech startups. These nimble, customer-centric companies are rapidly establishing a...

Virgin Money life insurance to launch with TOWER

Virgin Money will offer life insurance in Australia, expanding on its superannuation and credit card offers early next year. Virgin Money will deliver life insurance through a freshly minted alliance with TOWER Australia.

Federal Goverment targets financial advisers in overhaul

Financial advisers beware; the federal government is about to embark on an overhaul of the financial advice sector, placing a new emphasis on consumer protection.

Anthony Bell: Making it big in financial services

Anthony Bell doesn’t always do things like the rest of the mob. And as Camille Howard discovers, it’s clear that going his own way...

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...