Well done Jonathan Elliot.
I totally agree with most of the comments on this article, and especially the idea of writing to anyone who seeks to debase our profession.
Try it. Many journalists are far more aware of our difficulties than you might think. Adele Ferguson even wrote something close to an apology in a follow-up article not so long ago, when advisers flooded her inbox with facts and information to highlight issues with the original article.
FASEA's conduct is a classic case of flawed ethics, right up there with the likes of CPA Australia's coddle with ASIC and the debacle of CPA Advice. FASEA has clearly set out to penalise advisers. How that has been allowed to occur beggars belief, but it has. Bringing public slander to account is important.
In order to give you the best site experience, we need to know what kind of investor you are. Please select the title that best describes you below.
Financial Advisers - Investment
Financial Advisers - SMSFs
Individual Investors with SMSFs
Financial Advisers - Insurance
Accountants and Solicitors
Financial Services Professional