UK - A former adviser with the consultancy Institutional Design has set up his own London-based corporate governance consultancy.
Lintstock, set up by David Lapido, aims to help firms strengthen governance systems, meet the needs of financial regulators and enhance their profile in the investor community.
The three principal areas of service include a governance profile appraisal to examine a company’s disclosures, evaluation to examine governance functions performed by the board and operational audits to assess the risks of failures to vote.
Life expectancy in the UK saw no improvement between 2015 and 2017 as the number of people aged over 90 hit a record high, latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
Self-administered pension funds spent £14bn on payments to pensioners in Q2 2018, but only received £11.4bn of contributions (net of refunds), latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has named the 17 members of its inaugural policy board after a competitive application process with 60 candidates.