In 2004, Shlomo Benartzi and Richard Thaler came up with the brilliantly simple idea of Save More Tomorrow, or SMART, plans that used behavioural traits to increase retirement savings.
It did this using automatic deferred salary sacrifice – meaning individuals agree to use a certain proportion of any future pay increases to boost their pension contribution rate. In one firm that had...
Listed companies are getting away with short-termism because of a lack of engagement from institutional investors, according to RBC Global Asset Management.
Councillor Alan Schofield has been appointed to the Local Pensions Partnership's (LPP) board as a non-executive director, representing the shareholder Lancashire County Council.
Hedging appetite fell during the second quarter of this year as a lack of index-linked gilt supply continued to bite, BMO Global Asset Management has said.
FTSE 100 companies have responded to last year's investor rebellions regarding executive pay, with "more conservative policies" being adopted according to new analysis from the Investment Association (IA).