financial advice

Call to bring back the accountants’ exemption

  It has now been just over two years since the accountants’ exemption was lifted and empirical evidence suggests that accountants are having to deal with increased costs and an onerous compliance regime with the cost hikes are being passed on to their clients. The accountants’ exemption allowed the provision of limited advice by recognised

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Are you offering financial advice? You might need to hit the books, again

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) is responsible for setting the educational standards that practitioners in fields relating to financial advice are required to meet. Are you offering financial advice to clients? The standards also apply to accountants who provide advice, whether as an employee or authorised representative of a full or limited

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