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Pensions Regulator appoints Bill Galvin as chief executive

The Pensions Regulator has confirmed the appointment of Bill Galvin as its permanent chief executive.

Galvin has been acting chief executive at the regulator since May 2010, following the departure of Tony Hobman to the Consumer Financial Education Body.

Galvin says: “Workplace pensions are hugely important to the dignity in retirement of many millions of current and future pensioners in the UK. The Pensions Regulator has a critical role in focusing the attention of everyone in the industry on the delivery of good outcomes for these members.”


ABI wants public urged to shop for the best annuity

The Association of British Insurers has published a best practice guide which it says will see providers encourage customers to shop around for an annuity. The guide tells providers they should encourage customers to shop around for the most competitive annuity and customers should get all the information they need to shop around four to […]

Aviva Wrap cuts charges

Aviva Wrap is cutting its maximum charges from 0.55 per cent to 0.25 per cent for new customers investing in Isas and collective investments through the platform. The tiered annual charge is replaced by a lower flat-rate charge for Isas and collective investments. The reduced charges are applicable for new customers who invest between January […]

Final frontier

John Kenchington says more exotic regions could lead emerging markets over the coming year

MetLife confirms Living Time distribution deal

MetLife will distribute Living Time’s fixed-term annuity product from February this year. Earlier this week, Money Marketing revealed MetLife was set to use the Living Time product to access the fixed-term market following the acquisition of Alico, the underwriter of Living Time plans. Living Time will remain an independent company. MetLife Europe managing director Dominic […]


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