Industry Super launches campaign in support of 12% SG rate

Industry Super Australia has launched a new advertising campaign, in support of increasing the Super Guarantee rate to 12% – a subject of intense current debate. Industry Super Australia (ISA) says the aim of the campaign – which will run through to June across TV, radio, online and other platforms – is to “lift awareness”… Continue reading Industry Super launches campaign in support of 12% SG rate

Industry Super launches new ‘the only thing to look for’ campaign

Industry Super Australia has launched a new campaign, encouraging consumers to look for the “iconic” industry super fund symbol. The campaign is aimed at increasing the reliance on, and confidence in, the industry super fund symbol when choosing a super fund, according to a statement by Industry Super Australia. This builds on the fallout from… Continue reading Industry Super launches new ‘the only thing to look for’ campaign

Superannuation should be paid on pay day: Industry Super Australia

Industry Super Australia has launched a new campaign against unpaid super, calling for super to be paid at the same time as salary and wages. Industry Super Australia (ISA) says that workers might think their superannuation has been paid because it is shown on their payslip. But employers are only required to report the amount… Continue reading Superannuation should be paid on pay day: Industry Super Australia

Industry Super Australia launches unpaid super campaign

Industry Super Australia has launched a new advertising campaign aimed at unpaid superannuation. The organisation says the purpose of the campaign – Unpaid Super: Getting Worse While Nothing is Done – is to raise awareness of the impact that unpaid super has on millions of industry fund members, and to call for change. Analysis by… Continue reading Industry Super Australia launches unpaid super campaign

There are reasons super funds aren’t lending more to business

Industry Super Australia argues there are reasons superannuation funds aren’t lending more to business, pouring cold water on calls from big business for increased lending. However there might be a case for lending to small and medium businesses. The last year has seen big business call for super funds to lend more to Australian business.… Continue reading There are reasons super funds aren’t lending more to business

Bernie Dean to replace David Whiteley at Industry Super Australia

Bernie Dean will replace David Whiteley as Chief Executive of Industry Super Australia. In April it was announced that David Whiteley would be leaving Industry Super Australia to take up a position with IFM Investors. Bernie Dean will take over as Chief Executive starting on 1 September 2018. “Bernie assumes the role after a long career… Continue reading Bernie Dean to replace David Whiteley at Industry Super Australia

Industry Super Australia chief David Whiteley to leave organisation

Industry Super Australia Chief Executive David Whiteley will soon leave the organisation to take up a position with IFM Investors, it has been announced. Industry Super Australia (ISA) Chair Peter Collins said that David Whiteley had turned the organisation into the most effective financial services advocate during his 12 year tenure. “Under David’s stewardship, ISA… Continue reading Industry Super Australia chief David Whiteley to leave organisation

Industry Super Australia expands comparisons in ‘Compare the Pair’ campaign

Industry Super Australia has expanded the comparisons in its ‘Compare the Pair’ campaign, a move which it says hands more power to consumers. The updated ‘Compare the Pair’ campaign – comparing performance in industry versus retail funds – now includes comparisons over 3 and 15 years, in addition to the existing 10 years. “The changes… Continue reading Industry Super Australia expands comparisons in ‘Compare the Pair’ campaign

SMSFs with under $2 million “not viable”, LRBAs must be abolished: ISA

SMSFs with less than $2 million in assets are “not viable retirement savings vehicles”, says Industry Super Australia in a new report. Industry Super Australia (ISA) says members in SMSFs with less than $2 million are worse off than members in APRA-regulated funds, based on an analysis of the ATO’s recently released 2015/16 statistical overview… Continue reading SMSFs with under $2 million “not viable”, LRBAs must be abolished: ISA

Consumers “bewildered” by thousands of super fund options

Consumers are “bewildered” by the thousands of superannuation options says Industry Super Australia, which has accused the banks of “overloading” customers with choices. Industry Super Australia has released new research indicating that the large range of super options is making it difficult for consumers to decide which is appropriate. 63% of people surveyed said that… Continue reading Consumers “bewildered” by thousands of super fund options