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Friday, November 22, 2019


  • M&A failing to add value ©iStock Insurance sector M&A value plummetsThe value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the global insurance industry has plummeted over the last year, with new deals also failing to boost share prices. Friday, October 11, 2019
  • web_piggy_bank_iStock-978520230.png Liability management on the rise as pension schemes matureThere has been a staggering change in attitude towards the implementation of liability management at defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK over recent years. Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Materiality of climate risks "beyond doubt" ©Shutterstock Major corporations told to agree climate risk reporting rulesThe governor of the Bank of England has urged major corporations to agree rules for climate risk reporting before mandatory regulations are forced on them. Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Staff working longer ©iStock Two in five employers concerned by ageing workforceMore than two in five UK employers are concerned about the long-term impact that an ageing workforce will have on their business, new research has uncovered. Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Growing demand for ethical investment ©Shutterstock Green and ethical investment soaringUK investment into green and ethical funds will have jumped by almost a quarter by the end of 2019 in comparison to last year, estimates by the EIRIS Foundation suggest. Monday, October 7, 2019
  • Insurance market not working well for many ©iStock Millions of insurance customers paying unfair pricesAround six million home and motor insurance customers pay high prices and are not getting a good deal in the UK, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has uncovered. Friday, October 4, 2019
  • Court rules no age discrimination ©Shutterstock Women lose state pension age battleA group of female campaigners has this morning lost a High Court battle with the UK government over its controversial increase to the state pension age. Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • web_global_money_shutterstock_535344640.png Economic concerns dominate top business risksThree of the top five global risks facing businesses over the next decade are economic threats, an annual survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has uncovered. Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  • ESG rules a "key milestone" for pension schemes ©iStock New ESG investment rules come into forceUK pension scheme trustees must consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors when making investments decisions under new rules that came into force today. Tuesday, October 1, 2019
  • New GMP equalisation guidance ©iStock GMP equalisation guidance publishedThe Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has today published further guidance for schemes undertaking guaranteed minimum pensions (GMP) equalisation. Monday, September 30, 2019
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