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    1. July 14, 2015

      Insurers face greater competition from pension overhaul

      Britain’s biggest insurers are facing a possible rewriting of tax relief rules that would usher in sweeping changes to...

    2. June 15, 2015

      Billions held in passives with poor performance

      Some £2.6bn of investors’ money sits in tracker funds that have underperformed their benchmarks by a cumulative four...

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    1. Risk Management - Finance & Insurance 2012

      Currencies: Companies make plans in case the euro collapses Capital rules: Regulators...
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    1. June 14, 2015

      BlackRock wins Underground pension mandate

      BlackRock, the world’s largest fund company, has won a mandate to manage more than half the assets of Transport for...

    2. June 5, 2015

      Benefit cuts threaten buy-to-let landlords’ income

      Buy-to-let landlords face growing financial pressure as the government’s benefit cuts threaten rental income in some of...

    3. June 5, 2015

      City letting investors step into UK housing rental market

      Some of the Square Mile’s biggest investors are stepping into Britain’s housing rental market, muscling in on an area...

    4. May 26, 2015

      UK annuities: hope in the gloom

      Annuities stink. That is the general message from consumer groups, regulators and the UK government, which last year...

    5. May 8, 2015

      More households but fewer people piles pressure on house prices

      The number of British households is growing, but they contain fewer people on average, research has found. Household...

    6. April 19, 2015

      Rothesay Life gears up for a potential £3bn IPO

      Construction workers are still putting the finishing touches on the Leadenhall Building, the City of London high-rise...

    7. April 10, 2015

      Paying off debt a priority in first week of pension freedoms

      Pension savers are finding it difficult to use new pension freedoms as some providers are turning down requests for...

    8. April 1, 2015

      Pensions industry prepares for surge in demand

      Pension providers are preparing for a surge in demand from hundreds of thousands of customers wanting to take advantage...

    9. March 20, 2015

      Should I consolidate my various pensions?

      I have worked in the university sector and am now in the private sector. I have three different pension schemes and no...

    10. March 16, 2015

      Britain can learn lessons from China on infrastructure funding

      Thirty years ago it took eight hours to drive the 150km from Beijing to Tianjin, China’s fourth city. A decade back,...

    11. March 15, 2015

      UK defined benefit pension buyouts tipped for growth

      Billions of pounds in defined benefit (DB) pension liabilities are expected to transfer from UK company balance sheets...

    12. March 13, 2015

      Traded annuities ‘could see 20% discount’

      Savers trading their annuities on a second-hand market, for a cash lump sum, should expect to have a fifth knocked off...

    13. March 4, 2015

      Legal & General eyes push in to South America

      Legal & General is considering expanding its £500bn asset management arm into South America as part of a wider move by...

    14. January 30, 2015

      Democratising finance: How passive funds changed investing

      Democratising finance: Personal investing The process of bringing diversified, affordable investment products to the...

    15. January 19, 2015

      UK insurers unenthusiastic about covering social care costs

      Britain’s leading insurers have rebuffed a government call for new products to cover the cost of caring for the sick...

    16. January 16, 2015

      Tax warning on pension cash withdrawals

      Savers planning to take sizeable lump sums from their pension pots from April face bigger-than-expected tax bills as HM...

    17. December 10, 2014

      FCA scare is over but the zombies march on

      Not since the financial crisis had there been so much volatility in big UK insurance shares. Billions of pounds were...

    18. December 1, 2014

      Love more effective than rockets for City’s pro-Europe campaigners

      Hearts and minds campaigns are not inevitably doomed. Love bombing the Vietnamese with Hershey Kisses could have worked...

    19. November 21, 2014

      Move to tackle pensions guidance fears

      Millions of older savers are to be made aware of their right to free pensions guidance in state pension forecasts under...

    20. November 16, 2014

      Patron and L&G join forces in social investment fund

      Private equity investor Patron Capital is to team up with insurer Legal & General to target social property assets as...

    21. November 14, 2014

      ‘Pension bank accounts’ played down

      Savers expecting to access their pension funds like a bank account when radical reforms come into force next year face...

    22. November 4, 2014

      Legal & General chief predicts more bulk annuity deals

      The head of Legal and General, the FTSE 100 life and investment group, has dismissed warnings from a big rival that...

    23. November 3, 2014

      Aberdeen office deal underlines Scottish resilience

      Legal & General Property has bought the new Aberdeen headquarters of oil services company Aker Solutions for more than...

    24. October 30, 2014

      Legal & General cuts tracker fees

      Legal & General has cut charges across a range of index-tracking funds, continuing a trend of fee reduction across both...

    25. September 20, 2014

      Ex-StanChart finance chief lands board role at L&G

      Richard Meddings will join the board of Legal & General as a non-executive director in his first role since quitting as...

    26. September 16, 2014

      L&G’s assurance society chief to stand down

      One of Legal & General’s most experienced executive directors is to retire after 11 years on the company board. John...

    27. September 11, 2014

      Annuity sales fall by a third after changes to pension rules

      Annuity sales collapsed by a third in the months after George Osborne, chancellor, announced radical reforms of the UK...

    28. September 7, 2014

      L&G reshuffles Australia for Chinese growth

      Legal & General Investment Management’s Paul Hilsley is reshuffling the Australian allocation within his £200m Asian...

    29. September 5, 2014

      Why Woodford dumped his HSBC stake

      Renowned fund manager Neil Woodford has sold his entire position in global bank HSBC, just two months after acquiring...

    30. August 31, 2014

      Movers & shakers: September 1

      ● Polar Capital, the $13.7bn Aim-listed investment manager, is planning to develop absolute return funds with the...

    31. August 22, 2014

      Annuity rates drift as reforms start to bite

      Pension savers risk getting a worse deal for their retirement savings as the gap between the best and worst annuity...

    32. August 17, 2014

      UK life and pensions industry hit by drop in annuities sales

      It is not easy to spot from a quick glance at some of the insurers’ recent financial results, but Britain’s life and...

    33. August 13, 2014

      L&G’s exit leaves trade bodies existentially challenged

      Have trade associations outlived their purpose? Legal & General evidently thinks so. It has quit the Association of...

    34. August 10, 2014

      BlackRock slips down UK pensions ranking

      BlackRock suffered a drop of $1.1bn in UK pension assets in 2013, following outflows from its ailing active equity...

    35. August 6, 2014

      L&G in talks over US pensions insurance deals

      Legal & General is in talks to strike possible multibillion pound pension insurance deals with top North American and...

    36. August 6, 2014

      Friends Life rebuffs retirement income sale calls

      The head of Friends Life has rebuffed calls for the FTSE 100 pensions group to consider a sale of its UK retirement...

    37. August 3, 2014

      Movers & shakers: August 4

      ● Lisa Jones has been appointed as head of the US for Pioneer Investments, the €185.5bn asset management subsidiary of...

    38. July 25, 2014

      Cala joins ranks of housebuilders eyeing IPO

      Cala has become the latest private housebuilder to take a step towards public markets, appointing an independent...

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