Vow Financial’s head of commercial & leasing explains why brokers will soon be writing half of all commercial business.
James Mitchell has over eight years’ experience as a financial reporter and is the editor of Wealth and Wellness at Momentum Media.
He has a sound pedigree to cover the business of mortgages and the converging financial services sector having reported for leading finance titles InvestorDaily, InvestorWeekly, Accountants Daily, ifa, Mortgage Business, Residential Property Manager, Real Estate Business, SMSF Adviser, Smart Property Investment, and The Adviser.
He has also been published in The Daily Telegraph and contributed online to FST Media and Mergermarket, part of the Financial Times Group.
James holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature and an MA in Journalism.
Brokers from across the nation gathered at The Star in Sydney to celebrate the success of the industry’s best performers at The Adviser’s 2019 Australian Broking Awards. We round up the event.
Striking the right balance between culture, incentives and processes is becoming critical for all financial services providers in Australia as regulators increase their scrutiny in these areas. But beyond compliance, having a good culture is also just good for business. Tas Bindi explores further.
Effective mentorship can play a critical role in the professional growth and development of brokers. This is because mentors can provide the wisdom, guidance, inspiration and encouragement needed to help new and established brokers overcome challenges and take their business forward. Tas Bindi speaks to BDM-turned-mentor Heather Gallagher about her perspective on mentorship.