UK/JAPAN - The Ethical Investment Research Service is to offer research on almost 400 Japanese companies after a link-up with a Japanese research company.
Good Bankers will be EIRIS’s Japanese research provider looking at all aspects of corporate social responsibility.
EIRIS head of research Jeremy Baskin said: “The new arrangement, with one research provider, will allow a more integrated approach to EIRIS’s SRI research in Japan.”
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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