Corporate governance Audit committee The Company’s Audit Committee, which comprises all the Directors except Mark Hodgson (who is not independent), will meet formally at least twice a year for the purpose, amongst other things, of considering the appointment, independence and remuneration of the auditor and to review the annual accounts, interim reports and interim management statements.…

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Corporate governance The board is committed to the highest standards of corporate governance and maintaining a sound framework for the control and management of the business. The below information can be found in the Group’s annual report as part of the Corporate Governance Report. Directors’ remuneration policy Conflicts of interest policy Schedule of matters reserved…

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COVID-19 pushed Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks to the backburner for many trustee boards. However, recent regulatory changes have put ESG firmly back on the agenda. This is a positive step forward for the industry as it raises the bar for all participants. But there’s so much more we can do.

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It is fair to say that Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) has been the investment hot topic of 2020, and doubtless will remain so for some time to come. Despite the events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic rightly taking up a lot of our thoughts, ESG is still very relevant and for those who are still asking “how can I reduce the ESG risks in my portfolio without sacrificing investment returns?”

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As Head of Client Business Development, Niall focuses on new business and retenders across DB pension schemes, DC pension schemes and master trusts. In this capacity Niall is involved with the majority of our Solutions clients, but in addition leads the teams advising key clients. These include clients for which we act as investment consultant…

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Welcome to our monthly macro update, the FOURcast. Much like a weather forecast, it provides a guide to what we think may be coming, and how to position portfolios to prepare for the future climate.

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