UK - Friends Provident has been named one of the top FTSE100 firms for corporate governance.
The financial services and pensions group was ranked 22nd out of the UK’s largest 100 firms in the 2004 Business in the Community corporate responsibility index.
Companies were assessed for their corporate responsibility strategy, integration of CR issues, CR management, performance and impact, and CR assurance.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has set out plans to use "new regulatory initiatives" with over 1,000 schemes as it aims to tighten its regulatory grip and boost member outcomes.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced it is delaying the provision of data that will enable pension schemes to confirm the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) benefits to pay to members until the end of the year.
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