Analysis

  • Creating opportunities for women in broking

    As the world celebrates International Women's Day, Jane Counsel, lead adviser on the MFAA's Opportunities for Women program, is hoping the finance industry will come together to encourage more females to become brokers

  • Solutions for struggling SMEs

    Australia's small business ombudsman is calling for a federal government-backed loan scheme to help SMEs survive the next 12 months as JobKeeper and rent relief come to an end

  • Shaking up stamp duty

    NSW brokers and real estate experts share their thoughts on buyers' newfound option to pay an annual property tax instead of stamp duty

  • Best interests at heart

    AB sits down with four award-winning brokerages to talk BID, with the new regulation going live in just a few days' time

  • A question of competition by Melanie Mingas

    As ASIC backs a flat-fee payment model, brokers on the ground say fees will limit their ability to compete and drastically reduce customer satisfaction

  • Preparing to diversify the workforce by Melanie Mingas

    PwC has advised its major clients that diversity legislation could be on the horizon in Australia. However, as women in the finance industry observe, ticking boxes is only half the story

  • The countries driving inbound investment by AB

    The last year saw a steep increase in Australian property deals originating in the UK and US. Ansarada CEO, Sam Riley, discusses the key trends

  • All eyes on Tas by Melanie Mingas

    As the good times end in Sydney and Melbourne, those in search of better deals are heading south. But as Tasmania is starting to discover, more people means more demand on a limited supply

  • Managing change and staying ahead by AB

    HomeStart’s Deborah Dickson shares her tips for managing everything from regulation to digitisation

  • Checking in on Sedgwick by Nicola Middlemiss

    How are the banks progressing on remuneration reforms?