Pension schemes to invest in greener alternatives under new rules

Pension scheme members will be given powers under new government rules to hold their schemes to account over how social and environmental factors impact their investments. Trustees will be required to produce a policy that includes an assessment of the sustainability of their investment decisions. This policy will be available to members so they can […]

Guidance to play key role in self-employed pensions crisis

A report has called for more government involvement in resolving the “self-employed pensions crisis” as new figures show just 31 per cent of the self-employed are paying into a pension. The study from The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed puts forward six solutions to improve savings rates across the group. Several of the […]

Billions in freedoms cash moved to bank accounts and Isas

Savers have cashed in billions from their pensions since the freedoms, but new research suggests many risk tax penalties or low rates by keeping the money in bank accounts or Isas. A study of 370 consumers who have accessed their pension since the pension freedoms started in 2015 shows that while nearly £3bn has been […]

Argentina & the IMF

Thomas Smith, Co-Head of Emerging Market Equities, Neptune An interview with Reza Moghadam, who spent more than twenty years at the IMF, where he shares his views on Argentina’s negotiations with the IMF… Investment risksThe value of an investment and any income from it can fall as well as rise as a result of […]


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