A Federal Parliamentary committee has slammed the Federal Government's Asset Recycling program.

Business simulation experiments have shown simple interventions could increase compliance by company directors whose companies are undergoing liquidation.

Robots will change the Australian workforce in the next decade, according to some.

Leighton Holdings is changing its name to avoid corruption allegations.

A furore is forming over a UBS report into the election promises of the NSW Liberal party.

Members of the superannuation sector have warned about the risks of relying on technology and robo-advisers.

Insiders say planners are using generous superannuation fund group insurance deals to get cover for people who would otherwise not be accepted.

The Federal Government’s data retention bill passed the lower house last week, and could soon give authorities new access to the telecommunications data of financial planners.

Last Thursday was national Close The Gap day, and while events were on around the country to address Indigenous inequality, the Prime Minister’s top Indigenous advisor had some harsh words for his boss.

The Victorian Government may move its future budget announcements to avoid being blindsided by the Federal Government.

There is strong speculation that the Federal Government will switch its stance against a big Chinese bank, in the hope of securing money for infrastructure.

The Greens want the ACCC to block TPG's buy-out of iiNet.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has stockbrokers and investment advisers in its cross-hairs.

The Business Council of Australia (BCA) says the Federal Government is jeopardising jobs by holding research funding “hostage” while it tries to intervene in the university sector.

A big Australian super fund is investing in US projects due to a lack of opportunities at home.

Unemployment has slipped down to 6.3 per cent, with 15,600 jobs added in the latest period.

New research shows self-managed super funds (SMSFs) have the most satisfaction with financial performance.

Capping and regulating CEO payments, including performance bonuses, could help make companies more profitable in the long term, experts say.

A major superannuation group says letting Australians make more choices for their retirement savings could stop investments in large infrastructure projects.

Treasurer Joe Hockey and Finance Minister Matthias Cormann are changing the rules for the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).

While a recent Senate Committee said financial planners should do compulsory due diligence on new recruits, one specialist says they should do the same for any licensee they join.

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