A campaign to divest the MPs' Pension Scheme from fossil fuel investments has gained the support of 200 MPs and former MPs across partisan lines.
The Liberal Democrat party has passed a motion pledging to cap tax-free lump sums under Freedom of Choice at £40,000 if elected into government.
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The Investment Association is to run a register for the government, naming and shaming those firms which have been subject to shareholder revolts over executive pay.
The Liberal Democrats have pledged to continue the triple lock protection for the state pension if they win the general election.
With the steel industry's fortunes hanging in the balance, PP considers the prospects for its pension fund.
The Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) has launched an initiative to give schemes more control over the companies they invest in.
The investment industry must work harder to realise the recommendations made in the Kay Review, the government says.
The government will be "tightening the screws" on employers who plan to exploit workers on zero-hours contracts and flout the ban on exclusivity clauses, business secretary Vince Cable has warned.
The Investor Forum, set up to increase engagement from asset owners and managers, has been officially launched with Simon Fraser appointed chairman.
The realities of how much zero-hours contracts affect the UK workforce are still being revealed. Hannah Uttley examines the continuing debate.
One in 10 (11%) organisations using zero-hours contracts adopt exclusivity clauses which seek to prohibit workers from securing employment elsewhere, research finds.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has urged the government to place an outright ban on exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts where there is no guarantee of work.
The Employee Share Ownership (ESOP) Centre is calling on the government to require foreign firms buying UK organisations to replace pre-existing employee share schemes.
A group of industry bodies has launched an institutional investor forum on the back of the Kay Review which aims to boost collective engagement between listed companies and asset owners.
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has launched a Stewardship Disclosure Framework, with submissions from JP Morgan, Aviva, Newton and Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
Business secretary Vince Cable has launched a review which will seek to simplify and clarify employment rights for employers and their staff.
The government has endorsed the findings of the Kay review which called for a major change of attitude from pension funds to combat short-termism in financial markets.
Investment consultants and pension funds have reacted with caution to the bonds that would be created by business secretary Vince Cable's proposed ‘business bank'.
Labour front benchers have urged the government to work with the opposition, business and trade unions to protect British interests from planned European regulation of the pensions and insurance industries.
Business secretary Vince Cable has unveiled plans to give shareholders a binding vote on executive pay every three years.
Business secretary Vince Cable could take action against Fred Goodwin and a small number of former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) directors over the bank's collapse.
Vince Cable is understood to be reconsidering a hard-hitting proposal that would see chief executives face an annual binding vote on their pay and bonuses.
Shareholders will be given more powers to hold companies to account under plans outlined yesterday by the business secretary.