On 4 February, the final report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was publicly released, causing a whirlwind of pain for the broking industry. In the following pages, we review the recommendations from the report, what industry thinks of it and where we go from here.
Working with family members can undoubtedly be trying at times. But family businesses also have a distinct atmosphere of trust, loyalty and commitment. Tas Bindi finds out the highs and lows of running, or working in, a family-based broking business.
A good mentor can help a broker tackle unexpected challenges, identify opportunities, think outside the box and take their business to the next level. Tas Bindi speaks with business strategist, speaker and respected mentor Jason Back about why brokers should always be open to learning and never be afraid to ask for help.