UK - The Conservative Party has made Oliver Heald MP - a barrister with a speciality in employment law - its new work and pensions spokesman.
His appointment follows John Bercow’s resignation over leader Ian Duncan Smith’s opposition to gay and single people adopting children.
Heald was vice-chairman of the Conservative backbench employment committee from 1992 to 1994, a member of the select committee on employment from 1992 to 1994 and is a member of the all party group on pensions.
An unnamed London-based employer has been hit with a £350,000 fine from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to fully comply with its pension duties.
XPS Pensions has enhanced its fiduciary management selection service in order to help trustees through initial selection and mandatory re-tendering.
One in five defined benefit (DB) schemes are in The Pension Regulator's (TPR) weakest two categories, analysis by Hymans Robertson has revealed.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has been selected as the first index manager for the Asset Management Exchange's (AMX) passive funds.