WATSON WYATT has hired Jagdeep Singh Bains as a senior investment consultant to its newly launched quantitative research and investment systems group.
The consultant said Singh Bains will report to Mark Beardall who is global head of the new group. Singh Bains has previously worked in various roles at BARRA, Merrill Lynch and Barclays Global Investors....
MPs failed to place legislation into the Financial Guidance and Claims bill that would have made pension guidance default, which Just Group director Stephen Lowe said left a "bitter taste".
Aegon has called for the government to double the tax exemption on employer-arranged pension advice, up from £500 to £1,000.
Institutional investor confidence in Europe rose by 8.9 points in April with each region showing growing appetite for risk, according to State Street Global Exchange.
It has again been suggested self-employed workers could enjoy pension provision through the tax return process. James Phillips explores the latest proposals.