Aviva’s operating profit fell by 11% in the first half of the year as Covid-19 hit business activity, although a growth in bulk annuity sales partially offset the drop.
The insurer and pension provider reported an operating profit of £1.2bn in the first six months of the year, compared to £1.4bn in the same period last year. Meanwhile, its operating earnings per share...
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has urged the government to tackle social care reform and to support alternative structures, such as collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes, to rebalance the risks facing individuals.
The former restructuring advisory and employer covenant business of KPMG has rebranded and launched as Interpath Advisory.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has welcomed the government’s intention to extend the scope of the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
This week’s top stories included the FRC issuing a £65,000 penalty and severe reprimand against Richard Jones over previous advice to Guinness Peat Group, and news of Emma Douglas’ departure from LGIM.
The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee has voted unanimously to hold its key interest rate at 0.1%, with the central bank now forecasting a stronger outlook for GDP growth and inflation.