The Coalface

  • Hot topic of the week...

    The topic which got you all talking this week came after an adviser spoke out a the treatment three of her clients received at the hands of industry super funds. Many of you identified with her experience. Find out who said what read more

  • Five minutes with...Karyn Hilton, William Buck

    Risk insurance manager Karyn Hilton tells Wealth Professional readers what she'd do to change the industry, why you should not pretend to be someone you are not, and what she'd do if she was in charge of the country read more

  • New COO for SPAA

    SPAA has appointed a senior executive with vast sporting management skills, including the Olympics, as its chief operating officer read more

  • Five minutes with... Janine Williamson

    Senior adviser Janine Williamson lets Wealth Professional readers in on the best advice she has ever received, why she likes being there when things go wrong, and eating with Jimmy Barnes read more

  • Top appointments for Tyndall AM

    Investment manager Tyndall AM has just made two internal appointments to its head of fixed income and head of fixed income strategy. Find out who got the top jobs read more

  • Hot topic of the week...

    Treasury's announcement that FOFA changes are open for public discussion was the hot topic of the week for financial planners. It sounds like some advisers have their submissions sorted already... read more

  • What got you commenting this week...

    The hot topic this week was about insurance companies' soft underwriting standards, which according to advisers is contributing to high lapse rates and unhappy clients. Find out who said what read more

  • Five minutes with... Steve Crawford, Your Spending Coach

    Adviser and Your Spending Coach creator Steve Crawford talks about passionate financial advice, what he'd do if he were prime minister and dazzling diners with his dance moves read more

  • What got you commenting this week...

    The hot topic this week was to do with consumers having terrible experiences with direct insurance. Find out what your colleagues think read more

  • Five minutes with... David Storm, OneVue

    OneVue platform strategy, sales and service head David Storm talks advice value propositions, visionary leaders and why he'd invite Peter Fitzsimons to dinner read more