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LGIM acts against companies failing to tackle climate change

Legal & General Investment Management has removed eight global companies from its Future World Funds range for not confronting the effects of climate change. From the start of the June, the Future World Funds did not hold the following companies: China Construction Bank Rosneft Oil Japan Post Holdings Occidental Petroleum Dominion Energy Subaru  Loblaw Sysco Corporation The […]

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FTSE bosses make ‘pitiful’ excuses for lack of women in boardrooms

Leading executives at some of Britain’s top firms have been described as using “pitiful and patronising” excuses for not promoting more women to corporate boards. According to a Government-backed review of gender balance in the FTSE 350, sexist bosses believe businesswomen “don’t fit in” at board level and “don’t want the hassle” of top quality […]

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Adviser to compensate over Lifetime Sipp Harlequin investment

Advice firm Lansdown Place Financial Management must compensate a client who complained about the transfer of their pension into a Harlequin fund through a Lifetime Company Sipp. A Financial Ombudsman Service ruling says Lansdown Place should not have processed the transfer into the unregulated investment. In 2012, Mr T invested £30,000 of his Sipp into Harlequin […]

Parental leave and pensions

Fiona Hanrahan  – Senior Product Insight and Technical Support Analyst We are often asked how parental leave impacts workplace pension schemes in terms of funding in general, auto enrolment and salary exchange. This article will explain each of these. How does parental leave impact the funding of workplace pension schemes? A member of a defined […]

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