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Prudential’s IGC reports an omni shambles.

Prudential, once Britain’s premier insurer has produced its 7th IGC report, the second from former Mercer CEO Bruce Rigby. I suspect that Bruce had his fingers crossed that he would get away with his VFM assessment.   Overall, the IGC … Continue reading

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Watch and share – because where your pension invests – matters!

The video is worth watching but more than that – it is worth sharing. It is latest (and at 65 seconds- the shortest) feature film of Richard Curtis’ career and it should be embedded into every ESG focused website aspiring … Continue reading

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Open finance opens doors (to pension dashboards)

Pension Dashboards got a much needed shot in the arm from the FCA yesterday , with the publication of a “Call for input” on Open Finance from the FCA yesterday. The document sets out a route-map to better financial services … Continue reading

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“Monkeys redundant” -Con Keating gives the IA a proper kicking

  The following blog is printed with the kind permission of Con Keating and relates to recent blogs on this site “the charges of the light brigade” and “searching for the Loch Ness Monster“ The strapline to the press release … Continue reading

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Short but not that sweet – Fidelity’s IGC report

    Fidelity has in Kim Nash, the only female Chair of an IGC, infact two out or three of the IGC’s independent members are woman (Rachel Brougham of BESTrustees being the other). If awards were given for brevity and … Continue reading

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What’s inside the wrapper’s – what matters! Guest blog from Ralph Frank

  I often find myself bemused, and/or confused, when I see investment portfolios specified in terms of product wrappers (e.g. unit trusts, exchange traded funds, structured notes etc.) instead of the underlying investments (e.g. equities, bonds etc.).  The underlying investments, … Continue reading

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