UK - Scottish Widows Investment Partnership's managed UK balanced property trust has launched a share issue in a bid to acquire more commercial properties.
The property trust has performed strongly since its launch a year ago and paid a gross dividend of 7%.
It aims to offer a stable income, liquid investment and a diversified portfolio to reduce risk.
The existing and new shares are available for both SIPP, ISA and direct investment.
The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the fourth local authority pool to receive the green light from the regulator.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are to be offered a new consolidator as the former chief of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) launches 'The Pension SuperFund'.
Martin Freeman has been hired as head of technology product and development at Smart Pension, to support the 'growing' technology product side of the business.
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.