BlackRock has sharpened its focus on the defined contribution market with the appointment of a head of pensions administration services to develop its DC administration proposition.
The newly created role has gone to Gary Smith, who will be working with head of UK DC Steve Rumbles, reporting to global head of client services Ed Hart. Previously, Smith served as a member of the...
This week's top stories included Legal & General acquiring MyFutureNow to provide a dashboard service to customers, while also agreeing a hybrid buy-in with a Hitachi scheme.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.