Standard Life is reported to be gearing up to enter talks about a potential merger with Scottish Widows, as shareholders vote today on its deal with Aberdeen Asset Management.
A second round of IGC reports show most charges have been brought down, but transaction costs remain hard to pin down. Michael Klimes looks at the key findings
The potential merger between Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life will give the combined firm the scale to compete effectively in the US.
Standard Life Investments (SLI) has announced head of equities David Cumming has stepped down from the firm.
Joint venture would see Gilbert and Skeoch as co-CEOs
Hargreaves Lansdown may be the first provider to offer the lifetime ISA (LISA) as it plans to launch the product on the first day possible.
Standard Life's chief executive officer (CEO) for UK and Europe pensions and savings will retire at the end of August, the firm has announced.
Andrea Montague has been hired to the new role of deputy group finance director at Royal London.
Independent Governance Committees (IGCs) have joined forces to better understand what value for money means for scheme members.
The cost of defined benefit (DB) schemes sponsored by FTSE 100 companies could double from £7bn to £14bn per annum by 2019, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
A pension dashboard prototype will be launched by March 2017. Jonathan Stapleton and Helen Morrissey find out what the project is all about.
The government has announced a pensions dashboard will be launched by March next year. But, as Jonathan Stapleton says, the prototype version will have significant limitations and will need to overcome a range of hurdles.
A pension dashboard prototype will be launched by 11 providers next spring, the Treasury has said.
Standard Life's defined contribution (DC) master trust has joined the Pensions Regulator's (TPR) official master trust assurance list.
The biggest stories on PP this week include an ombudsman ruling in favour of Standard Life and a PP survey revealing the industry does not think climate change is a financially material risk.
The Pension Ombudsman (PO) has cleared Standard Life of misleading a customer about the value of his retirement pot, after he accidentally exceeded his lifetime allowance.
Lack of consistency across defined contribution (DC) default funds may result in larger numbers of members opting out, Punter Southall Aspire has warned.
Failure to find an agreed definition of the ‘value for money’concept means trustees and providers are unable to provide schemes in the best interests of all members, according to the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
Standard Life has acquired platform Axa Elevate while Axa UK confirmed plans to sell off its Wealth business.
Peter Kane has been appointed as principal in Mercer's Glasgow office to help grow its business in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
PP takes a look at the first IGC reports to see how the
Standard Life has confirmed it is in early discussions with a number of payroll providers to improve its auto-enrolment (AE) proposition for members and employers.
Early exit charges for members wanting to access their pot at age 55 will be capped at 5% according to Standard Life.
Action must be taken to tackle the increasingly large gap in performance of auto-enrolment (AE) providers, according to a report by ShareAction.