Mr Osborne was never going simply to give up on his ISA model for lifetime savings. Some initial reactions to “Lifetime ISAs” scented the end of dedicated pension provision. But those who believe in the value of savings being secured for retirement should not be so defeatist. Pension schemes, even those serving quite highly-paid workers, have many members in their
PRESS RELEASE – 17 March 2016 The Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT), today announced the election of David Weeks as the new co-Chair of the organisation to sit alongside Janice Turner. Janice Turner, co-Chair of AMNT, commented: “David was elected to the AMNT committee in 2014 and, since then, he has not only worked closely with the
WHEB Asset Management, the global equity fund manager, has announced that it will trial implementing Red Line Voting – a new approach to shareholder voting on the UK market. Speaking at a meeting of the Association of Member Nominated Trustees in London, George Latham, Managing Partner of WHEB announced that his fund managers would comply or explain with the AMNT’s
Trustees of pension schemes and charities who want to adopt a comprehensive responsible investment policy are downloading the AMNT’s Red Line Voting information pack from our new dedicated website, www.redlinevoting.org. It is attracting particular interest from those determined to adopt a meaningful policy with regard to climate change. The groundbreaking new initiative was launched at London’s Guildhall last month and
February Conference – What does a 21st Century Trustee look like? Read all the latest consultations, calendar of events, and member updates in our latest spring newsletter here.
‘There were tears, there was a standing ovation, there were hosannas in the media. If only the deal produced by the UN climate conference in Paris had lived up to the emotions of the closing session…’ Cick to read full article by Nic Firzli of World Pensions Council
‘Pension scheme trustees who want to be well prepared for troubles in 2016 can find some useful preparation on the web site of the Association of Member Nominated Trustees: www.amnt.org There is a report there of the World Pensions Council’s fifth annual forum held in Paris in last December. The theme was “The long term assets of pension, sovereign and
A number if industry experts are suggesting that the rise of the independent trustee means their member and employee nominated colleagues have had their day. We look at what a lay trustee still has to offer. To read the full article here. Cover story featured in Engaged Investor.
AMNT WPC Summary 28 December 15 WORLD PENSIONS COUNCIL: FIFTH ANNUAL WORLD PENSIONS AND INVESTMENT FORUM: 2-3 December 2015: Paris: “The long term assets of pension, sovereign and insurance investors in a time of economic realignment and climate change”. Report by David Weeks Committee Member of the UK Association of Member Nominated Trustees; Director of the defined benefit pension scheme of
While low interest rates of recent years has brought welcome relief for many hard pressed mortgage holders, the impact of the very low interest rate environment has resulted in one of the most difficult periods in the history of defined benefit pensions. Whilst there have been some positive signals that this period could be coming an end, it may already