Legal and General Investment Management will use its shareholder power to target firms with poor records on gender balance. LGIM has already begun voting against all-male boards in the US, but will now take on the chairs of Ftse 350 companies in their 2018 annual general meetings if less than a quarter of their board […]
The FCA is right to place long term savings and pensions as one of its seven core focus areas, but will have its work cut out to regulate the market, according to experts. In its business plan for the year ahead released this morning the regulator said work was in place to target high-risk and […]
Consideration of non-pensions related tax-advantaged investment is becoming more necessary This week I want to take a look at where things stand in relation to pensions and planning using tax-advantaged investments following the Spring Statement. With the increasing impact of the lifetime and annual allowances, consideration of non-pensions-related tax-advantaged investments is becoming ever more necessary […]
True Potential has decided to end its relationship with SEI as it develops its own in-house platform technology, Money Marketing has learned. The firm says it wants to take “full control” of its business and rebuild the technology for its pension and investment platform to service advisers and clients itself. As a result, it will […]
By Mark Martin, Head of UK Equities, Neptune Investment Management The start of 2016 has been one of the most tumultuous periods in recent years for UK markets, with the FTSE 100 Index briefly entering bear market territory in the middle of January. Fuelled by a collapse in the oil price and escalating concerns over […]
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