MALLOWSTREET: 2019 general election manifestos and pensions

Written by David Weeks: Co-Chair, Association of Member Nominated Trustees: 25 November 2019 Mrs May’s snap general election campaign in 2017 unravelled rapidly after a gaffe in her manifesto over care costs for the elderly. An unwise new policy appearance derailed a broader agenda. The debacle also showed how it can become difficult to promote sensible policies in an area

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Pensions minister: Trustees should fire investment managers who fail to act on climate change

Written by Louise Farrand Minister “shocked” by AMNT report which found that over half of fund managers do not have climate change-related voting policy – and warns trustees to get ready to implement the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Guy Opperman MP, the Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion opened the Association of Member Nominated Trustees’ Autumn

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AMNT secure Guy Opperman MP as a keynote speaker on Brexit day

“AMNT looks forward to welcome our members and guests to a bang up to the minute account from the Pensions Minister as the Brexit agenda unfurls. Sign up early to secure your place at what is set to be this autumn’s “must attend” pensions event.” – David Weeks, Co-Chair AMNT On 31st October 2019, the AMNT is holding an exciting

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MNTs of ‘highest importance’ to pension boards – Dromey

Written by Theo Andrew – Pensions Age Labour Shadow Pension Minister, Jack Dromey, has said having a member-nominated trustee (MNT) on all pension boards is “of the highest importance”. Speaking at the Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) Summer Conference last week (5 July), Dromey said that a Labour government would push for stronger member representation, in a time of

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Labour throws weight behind MNTs

Written by Sandra Wolf- Mallowstreet Labour’s shadow pensions minister, Jack Dromey, is championing the role of member representatives on pension schemes just as the Pensions Regulator is stepping up efforts to get professional trustees on more boards.  Speaking at the AMNT’s Summer Conference on Thursday, Dromey also wants to see the establishment of a “fiduciary college” within a university to serve

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What do you value?

‘Price is what you pay; value is what you get’ – Warren Buffett In 2107 Lionel Messi, world footballer of the year, had a salary of $53 million; with experience an NHS nurse team leader could earn annually a maximum of £34,876. Should the excitement of the game at the Nou Camp Barcelona bring on a heart attack, who would

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Press Release: AMNT win at PMI

David Weeks, co-chair of AMNT wins the ‘Outstanding contribution to the pensions industry’ award at the Pension Management Institute’s Annual Dinner 2019. Click to see full response.