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?
We’ve put together a list of the employment relations changes that were introduced on 1 July 2015. If you are not already aware of these, you need to be, as they may affect your business compliance. Increase to Minimum Wage The 2015 annual wage review was announced on 2 June 2015, with the new minimum… Read More Are you on top of the employment relations changes?
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
I am writing this in my office at home. It’s mid-winter in Melbourne, in fact all over Australia, probably accounting for the fact that I’ve caught a bad lurgy, in all probability on a flight home from a trip to Queensland to attend a conference. Where I got it from is academic – I now… Read More No Sickos Policy
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
Billy Elliott the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre. Sitting 4 rows from the front! It was a beautiful experience to see the show stripped back and so raw and fresh – the way theatre used to be.