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The women spearheading progress

Celebrating 12 women from across the lending and broking spectrum who are reinventing the industry's image and revitalising broking The women in this list are brokers, business owners, leaders, role models, mothers and industry advocates. They’re spearheading progress in their lives, workplaces and the sector at large, and leading the industry’s evolution. Their stories, which [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:52:35+00:00September 25th, 2018|Media, News|0 Comments

ANZ Doyenne Program – Women In Broking

Mhairi attended a fantastic event in Melbourne this week, celebrating Women in Broking. "This week I was lucky enough to partake in the “ANZ Doyenne Program” with an amazing group of wonderful women. It was a great gathering of some very inspirational, motivated business women in our industry who are leading the way!"

By |2018-08-31T16:55:23+00:00August 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Finance Brokerage Launches Pathways Program

A leading finance brokerage behind a campaign to improve the financial skills of Australian teenagers has established a pathways program to provide experience in the financial services sector for senior high school students. The Founder and Principal of Astute Ability Finance Group, Mhairi MacLeod, who was honoured with the Community Champion Award at the 2018 [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:52:35+00:00August 28th, 2018|Media, News|0 Comments

Businesses urged to ‘embrace’ Gen Z values to survive

The financial services industry should be cognisant of Generation Z’s shifting values and place a greater emphasis on corporate social responsibility, according to the founder of a NSW-based brokerage. The founder and principal of Astute Ability Finance Group, Mhairi MacLeod, has called on the financial services sector to embrace the shifting values of the estimated [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:52:36+00:00August 13th, 2018|Media, News|0 Comments

Finalists in the Women in Finance Awards 2018.

The Women in Finance Awards, presented by Momentum Media together with principal partner NAB, aims to highlight the outstanding work of women within financial services and put them on a national stage to support the continuing growth and development of women in the financial arena. The finalists for all 27 awards, which recognise individual and group [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:52:36+00:00August 13th, 2018|Media, News|0 Comments

Industry stars gather at awards night

Finance brokers and organisations attended an awards night last week to celebrate the industry's best. The Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia's (MFAA) National Excellence Awards was held at the Crown in Melbourne on Thursday 26 July. The industry association also chose to award three key industry leaders with Life Member status in recognition of their [...]

By |2018-08-13T11:57:02+00:00August 13th, 2018|Media, News|0 Comments

Broker recognised for community initiative

A broker-led initiative to improve the life skills and financial literacy of Australian high school students has been recognised with a top national honour. It's co-developer and finance broker now hopes the recognition will result in further expansion and government support. Founder and principal of AstuteAbility Finance Group, Mhairi MacLeod collected the Community Champion Award at last week's Mortgage [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:52:36+00:00August 13th, 2018|Media, News|0 Comments

Astute Ability Finance Group among Australia’s best businesses

Astute Ability Finance Group has been shortlisted as a finalist to win in the Best Community Engagement Program and Best Customer Service categories at the 2018 Better Business Awards, partnered by NAB and hosted by The Adviser, a leading publication for Australian mortgage and finance brokers. In 2017, Mhairi MacLeod JP, Principal of Astute Ability [...]

By |2018-02-06T16:33:50+00:00February 6th, 2018|Media, News|0 Comments

Why Workplace Equality Isn’t Just About Women

  Have you noticed the changes happening in the workplace? The gap between men and women is closing. And it’s a hot topic among women in my industry. One that truly excites me. With decades of highs, lows and triumphs behind us, I believe that it’s time to take stock of the here and now. [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:52:37+00:00December 19th, 2017|Media, News|0 Comments

Young Entrepreneurs Program endorsed by The International Football & Tennis School

  Let’s face it. Keeping a room full of sports-fanatic high-school kids interested in business skills training is a tall order. But that’s exactly what Mhairi MacLeod of Astute Ability Finance Group did recently. She delivered her five-day Young Entrepreneurs Program to a group of Year 10 students at the International Football and Tennis School [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:52:37+00:00November 28th, 2017|Media, News|0 Comments