UK - Pensions software specialist Dunstan Thomas has launched a new administration platform in preparation for A-Day.
The platform – called Imago:Administration – offers providers and third-party administrators a comprehensive set of components for administration of more complex and flexible pensions that are expected to become increasingly popular after April 2006.
Dunstan Thomas chairman Chris Read said: “From April 2005, once all the government’s guidance notes have been published, providers and administrators will be going hell for leather to build new products and administration systems for those products.”
The proposed cold-calling ban may be ineffective if a collaborative regulatory approach between the UK and the European Union (EU) is not maintained post-Brexit, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
Some 56% of defined contribution (DC) asset managers do not believe they will have transaction cost information in time for pension funds' March year-end statements, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) research.
NEST has appointed Clive Elphick, Martin Turner, Mutaz Qubbaj and Chris Hitchen as trustee members of its reshaped board.
Most people want to avoid investing in projects that contribute to climate change, and would consider moving to another less-exposed provider, according to a survey commissioned by ClientEarth.