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NAPF to provide internet voting

The National Association of Pension Funds has joined forces with electronic voting company E-vote to provide more information on the conduct and invesmtent policy of institutional shareholders.


The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will be signed later on this month and pre-empts Government plans to introduce compulsory voting on r esolutions by shareholders.


The move is likely to force greater visibility on issues including directors pay and companies&#39 ethical records.


In a report last year the NAPF recommended voting levels should be boosted from 50 per cent to 65 per cent.

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Guide: how to… communicate with your pension members

Effective communication of your pension scheme is a large part of getting auto-enrolment right. Delivering the same message to all employees is not necessarily the way to go. To assist you with the communication of your pension scheme, we have provided some key areas to think about, such as:

  • What to consider when segmenting your workforce
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