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MID-TIER GROUPS BENEFIT AS INDUSTRY EXODUS CONTINUESMID-TIER GROUPS BENEFIT AS INDUSTRY EXODUS CONTINUESMID-TIER GROUPS BENEFIT AS INDUSTRY EXODUS CONTINUES

1 February 2021 by Sarah Kendell, IFA

More than 70 advisers have already left the industry in the first few weeks of 2021, but a number of mid-tier dealer groups are still posting solid gains in their adviser footprints, according to new data from Adviser Ratings.

AMP, banks lead exodus as financial planners flee the changing industryAMP, banks lead exodus as financial planners flee the changing industryAMP, banks lead exodus as financial planners flee the changing industry

12 January 2021 by Glenda Korporaal, The Australian

Rainmaker’s figures show SMSF Advisers Network down by 91 over the year to 839, just behind AMP, but industry analyst Adviser Ratings puts SMSF Advisers ahead of AMP, estimating that the latter’s network was down to 820 by the end of 2020....

DATA REVEALS ‘BIG UPTICK’ IN ADVISER EXITSDATA REVEALS ‘BIG UPTICK’ IN ADVISER EXITSDATA REVEALS ‘BIG UPTICK’ IN ADVISER EXITS

11 January 2020 by Sarah Kendell, IFA

According to the group’s weekly adviser movements update, 78 advisers left the industry in the week to 24 December 2020, which was “a big uptick from prior weeks”, Adviser Ratings founder Angus Woods said. Including data from Adviser Rati...

Callaghan Hands Retirement Product Providers a Super LifelineCallaghan Hands Retirement Product Providers a Super LifelineCallaghan Hands Retirement Product Providers a Super Lifeline

23 November 2020 by Aleks Vickovich, AFR

There were 21,631 registered financial advisers in Australia as at the end of June, according to research house Adviser Ratings, a 21 per cent decline in the workforce year-on-year.

Accountants, not advisers, selling up amidst strugglesAccountants, not advisers, selling up amidst strugglesAccountants, not advisers, selling up amidst struggles

12 November 2020 by Tahn Sharpe, Professonal Planner

In contrast with accountants, the flow of advisers looking to leave the industry has slowed. According to research house Adviser Ratings the total adviser numbers only contracted 1.8 per cent in Q3 2020, “comfortably” the lowest quarterly ...

EXITS, SWITCHES PICK UP AS YEAR-END DRAWS NEAREXITS, SWITCHES PICK UP AS YEAR-END DRAWS NEAREXITS, SWITCHES PICK UP AS YEAR-END DRAWS NEAR

11 November 2020 by Sarah Kendell, IFA

More than 30 advisers left the industry in the first week of November, with licensee switching also on the rise as boutique and mid-tier players gained in numbers, according to new data from Adviser Ratings. The statistics revealed that 3...

The fee evolution: Time to put a real price on your adviceThe fee evolution: Time to put a real price on your adviceThe fee evolution: Time to put a real price on your advice

30 September 2020 by David Haintz, Professional Planner

According to the research group Adviser Ratings, the proportion of advisers charging fixed fees increased from 50 per cent of the industry in 2018 to 69 per cent last year, with another 24 per cent of advisers adopting a hybrid model.

How Aussie Advice Fees Compare to Global MarketsHow Aussie Advice Fees Compare to Global MarketsHow Aussie Advice Fees Compare to Global Markets

30 September 2020 by Sarah Kendell, IFA

In a recent blog post, Global Adviser Alpha founder David Haintz said Australian advisers remained “well ahead of the bunch” in terms of evolving to a more modern fee model, with 69 per cent of advice practitioners now charging fixed fees,...

Advice Industry Needs to Promote Itself: FASEAAdvice Industry Needs to Promote Itself: FASEAAdvice Industry Needs to Promote Itself: FASEA

29 October 2020 by Sarah Simpkins, IFA

As captured in FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield’s opening statement to a parliamentary committee, there were around 900 potential new advice entrants enrolled in bachelor degrees or higher at the of 2019. Around 200 had completed th...