Plans to invest more than £3bn in strategic initiatives
Dispute over structure of the combined group
Recently announced merger with Aberdeen
Replaces Ian Wilkins
Over 7,000 customers affected
In the latest in our series of interviews with some of the industry's key Investment Influencers, Investment Week talks to Jon Beckett of Scottish Widows.
Further work planned following closed book review
Joins firm as investment director
Inherited from SWIP acquisition
Toby Strauss, the chief executive of Scottish Widows, is to exit the group after four years.
Toby Strauss, the chief executive of Scottish Widows, has said the pensions industry is in danger of "breaching its capacity to cope" following the far-reaching changes announced at Budget 2014, unless it is afforded some breathing space by policymakers....
The price war in the passive space continues to rage but some providers refuse to play ball, offering trackers with fees as steep as active funds.
The number of savers putting enough money into their pension to secure an adequate retirement is at its highest level since 2009 at 53%, according to Scottish Widows research.
Jupiter's Maarten Slendebroek
Former Prudential chief executive Nick Prettejohn has joined Lloyds Banking Group as a non-executive director and chairman of Scottish Widows.
UK equity income
Jake Moeller has joined Lipper to take on the role of head of UK & Ireland research, replacing Ed Moisson who left in August to join Barings.
The number of people saving adequately for retirement has hit an all-time low, while aspirations for pension income have risen, a Scottish Widows report has found.
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State-backed Lloyds bank has admitted that it mis-sold Scottish Widows structured products to thousands of customers and has said it will now undertake a review of sales, according to reports.
UBS Asset Management is to become the latest group to boost its passive fund offering in the UK, as it launches the first product in a new range for retail investors.