UK - Pensions providers Scottish Equitable, Skandia UK and Standard Life have signed up to Focus Solutions' electronic product development service.
Standard Life and Skandia have both signed up for the customer management solutions company’s 3D service, which covers design, development and deployment of intelligent electronic application platforms.
Scottish Equitable will use the “development” element of the service to enhance its electronic applications for its protection, pensions and bond products.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will develop and test new ways to include 4.8 million self-employed workers in pension savings.
Opt-out rates at the end of June 2018 "remained consistent" with levels before the April contribution rate increase, according the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has appointed Charles Counsell as its new chief executive, who will take over from Lesley Titcomb next year.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) should be abolished and audit and advisory businesses should be split into separate entities to improve the sector for both savers and investors, two reports published today say.