Asset managers including JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM), BlackRock and Standard Life have backed an initiative set up by the 30% Club to push for a third of FTSE companies to have women on their boards.
As a McKinsey & Co report revealed financial services were in the "top quartile" for improvements in gender diversity (see below) 27 groups with £10.5trn in AUM have committed to pushing for 30% of women...
Professional Pensions asked its readers to describe the current state of the pensions industry in one word this week, eliciting a mix of predominantly gloomy adjectives.
Pension schemes are increasingly seeking to provide additional support to members at retirement through online modellers and regulated financial advice, Aon says.
This week’s top stories included more details of PensionBee’s initial public offering and Just Group’s criticism of the effects of freezing the money purchase annual allowance.
ITM has acquired the products and assets of Profund Solutions from Mercer.