UPDATE: CMA proposes mandatory tenders for FM mandates but spares investment consultant market from widespread change
Investment consultants have been spared a major shake-up in their operations and business models after an investigation by the competition watchdog proposed just a handful of remedies.
John Wotton says the competition watchdog's package of proposals will help trustees get the best deal and be satisfied they are acting in their members' best interests
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its provisional decision on its investment consultant market investigation this morning. Here is the reaction from consultants and fiduciaries…
The master trust is investing directly in commodities for the first time and setting up its first segregated mandate. Stephanie Baxter looks at this step change
In 2015 George Osborne, then the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, decided that those age over 55 could take much more of their pension in cash. This has since opened up a range of possibilities for DC scheme members in the world of pensions. As such, sponsors and trustees have an important role to play in deciding what options to make available to members and how much member support should be in place.Download