Life and pensions new business sales at Royal London were 20% lower in 2020 due to the impact of national lockdowns on the UK economy.
Moira Warner looks at what changes to the Judicial Pension Scheme actually mean.
Pension savers have held off from making changes to their pensions despite nearly half having been impacted by the pandemic, research finds.
The £2.3bn withdrawn flexibly from pensions in Q3 represents a 2% year-on-year decrease from monies withdrawn during the same months in 2019, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) figures show.
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After speculation gained traction over the weekend, LV= has revealed it is in exclusive talks with Bain Capital over the sale of its remaining pensions and insurance business.
Royal London is eyeing a takeover of LV= that could value the group at around £500m, according to reports.
Offerings from Aegon, Aviva, and Scottish Widows have taken the crown in the Financial Technology Research Centre’s (FTRC) annual workplace pensions and auto-enrolment (AE) ratings.
More than 80 major fund management firms will come together to offer a range of investment internships to black graduates.
While furloughed workers are still entitled to pension contributions, Justin Corliss says employers must consider the impact of Covid-19 on their duties.
Jon Dean looks at whether the AE system can be adapted to meet low earners’ needs and lower financial resilience.
Trustees face increasingly difficult issues around handling suspected pension scams. Matthew Swynnerton looks at how the Pension Schemes Bill might help.
Royal London’s independent governance committee (IGC) report revealed investment performance for all workplace pension customers in 2019 was above its target.
Sustainable investments attracted a large volume of assets at the start of the year, with net £1.3bn invested, over half of which went into a low carbon equity tracker managed by BlackRock according to the Morningstar Direct Fund Flows Commentary for...
Guy Opperman has held onto his role as minister for pensions and financial inclusion after an action-packed cabinet reshuffle yesterday.
Savers who take an early retirement after becoming ill or sustaining severe injury are being increasingly harshly penalised for breaching pension tax relief limits, according to Royal London.
MSCI is calling for all investors globally to more readily integrate ESG considerations throughout their investment processes to contribute to “an effective balanced transition towards a sustainable economy”.
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has become a signatory of the United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
This week’s top stories include reports of HM Treasury’s plans to give higher tax relief to those earning over £110,000, and Sir Steve Webb’s move from Royal London to Lane Clark and Peacock.
Sir Steve Webb will join Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) as a partner, leaving Royal London where he is currently director of policy.
Royal London has signed up to the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) as part of a streamlined ESG focus.
As the DWP’s consultation on simpler annual benefit statements closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
The government will reintroduce the pension schemes bill as part of an “ambitious programme of domestic reform”, the Queen’s Speech confirmed today.