While everybody’s talking about better education for brokers, we’ve gone ahead and done it. Gold Seal has released its much-awaited, revamped broker education suite of courses following ASIC’s new guidelines – FNS15. The courses have been reviewed and updated from the ground up to meet the new requirements and provide ‘real life’ value to brokers.… Read More Gold Seal launches new broker education courses
Last month’s HR article looked at best practice when it comes to conducting disciplinary or warning meetings and how to go about notifying an employee of the impending meeting. It touched briefly on the importance of providing the employee with reasonable notice to arrange a support person to be present at the meeting. But just… Read More Role of a support person at disciplinary/warning meetings
It is very important to follow process when conducting disciplinary or warning meetings, particularly if they may ultimately lead to termination. A common question to the HR/IR helpline is how to go about notifying an employee of the impending meeting. It can be difficult to know how much notice to give someone and also how… Read More Giving Notice for Possible Termination Meetings
At Gold Seal, we welcome the discussions around broker education between NIBA and ANZIIF and are keen to hear the outcomes. This is a useful first step. However, we do feel that these discussions are missing a great opportunity to effect significant change and ensure education is of real value. There are many parties who… Read More Education talks should be more inclusive……..
Workplace Privacy It is important for employers, employees and their representatives to know what information may be collected and retained by employers and whether it can be passed on to others. Privacy is the word we give to being able to keep certain information to ourselves and to control what happens to our personal information.… Read More Are you aware of Workplace Privacy Laws?
According to ASIC – The financial services industry needs a fundamental shift in culture. In recent speeches given by ASIC Chairman Greg Medcraft, he announced that ASIC intends to incorporate culture into its risk-based surveillance reviews. So you may well ask – Since when did culture have anything to do with the regulator? At the… Read More A Shift in Culture
Well what a great way to end my trip in my London. I finally got to meet Keith Stern today. Up until now we had only spoken on the phone when I was having my final interview – he was eating ice cream. We started the day with an interview with the press for the… Read More My final day at Lloyd’s
Enjoying the beautiful sunshine and then this happened…….
After another great meal at Gordon Ramsey’s we headed off to Leicester Square, M&M World and Hamleys one of the world’s largest toy stores! Leicester Square Lego Heaven at Hamleys Meeting the Queen at Hamleys
Out to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and went to the top of the tallest sculpture in London – Arcelor Mittal Orbit http://arcelormittalorbit.com/ Olympic Park