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LivVic in 26m deal with data company

Liverpool Victoria has selected Electronic Data Systems to enhance its online application capabilities and provide a tele-underwriting service for its life protection business in a contract extension worth 26m.


Mortgage View: Manufacturers make comeback

Recent trips north for the Ashes tests were melancholic experiences. You cannot pass through the West Midlands without being saddened by the malaise afflicting our man- ufacturing heartland.

Delays can halve pension

University graduates risk cutting their pension funds in half by delaying contributions until they are 30, warns HSBC. Almost half of young people believe they are too young to prioritise their pension, with 48 per cent of 16-24-year-olds ignoring the need for a pension. Research by NOP in February for HSBC questioned 981 adults aged […]

Join in the pension debate on DWP site

The DWP has launched a website allowing the public to discuss the national pensions debate. The site – – contains an interactive section allowing people to send the department their views on key issues.

Rule changes to shift burden on fines

Proposed changes to the FSA approved person’s regime could lead to more companies being fined as the regulator has less scope to fine individual employees, warns law- yers Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. The firm says the rules, which are expected to come into force next April, will merge previously specific systems and management roles within financial […]

Large-cap growth alpha thesis: seeking risk-adjusted excess returns

Content supplied by Loomis, Sayles & Company — an affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management For mutual fund investors and managers of large pensions or endowments, a major challenge is to identify those portfolio managers who are most likely to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns in the future. Understanding how an investment philosophy informs a manager’s decision […]


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