Kent County Council has come under fire from campaign groups for investing £24m of its pension fund portfolio in tobacco companies.
The local authority fund invests about £13.5m in the Altria Group; £3.6m in Philip Morris; £3.5m in Imperial Tobacco; and £3.4m in Japan Tobacco - about 1% of its total equity investments. But FairPensions,...
Professional Pensions’ Women in Pensions Awards is returning this October and now open for nominations.
The industry needs to proceed with caution when giving members’ the illusion they have voting rights on the shares in their pension scheme, PTL says.
Three industry veterans have formally launched a dedicated Professional Corporate Sole Trustee (PCST) firm in a bid to capitalise on growing demand in the area.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has accredited 20 Punter Southall Governance Services (PSGS) trustees under its professional trustee accreditation programme, Aptitude.
Trustees receive a huge amount of guidance, but is it all useful? Holly Roach reports.