Smaller firms, workplace schemes and the journey ahead

Auto-enrolment was introduced to ‘nudge’ people into retirement saving. Employees can opt out, but statistics continue to show that opt-out rates are low. However, they are higher in smaller firms than larger firms.

 Workplace Pensions

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Market review: what to focus on in volatile times

 Investments

Market review: what to focus on in volatile times

More firms want to show their ‘green‘ credentials, or are responding to pressures from both private and business investors.

Market review: Brexit continues to dominate the headlines

 Investments

Market review: Brexit continues to dominate the headlines

With the political situation surrounding Brexit moving dramatically by the day, it’s difficult to be certain about the possible outcome and the implications for financial markets.

New responsibilities for pension trustees – new opportunities for employers

 Investments

New responsibilities for pension trustees – new opportunities for employers

In part two of a special feature, we look at why environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainable investing are grabbing more headlines and what their growing prominence means for trustees and employers.

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainable investing – let’s clear up the confusion

 Investments

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainable investing – let’s clear up the confusion

Two areas of investment are gaining momentum: ESG and sustainable investing. But the associated terminology is confusing and could be discouraging. We aim to clear up the confusion.

Market review: the falling pound, oil price concerns and interest rate outlook

 Investments

Market review: the falling pound, oil price concerns and interest rate outlook

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Head of Global Strategy, Andrew Milligan, considers the outlook for the pound and interest rates, tensions in the Middle East and the escalating US-China trade war.

How cognitive biases can influence employee pension engagement

 Workplace Pensions

How cognitive biases can influence employee pension engagement

Jamie Jenkins, Head of (Global) Savings Policy at Standard Life Aberdeen, examines some of the cognitive biases – the ways […]

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