A Manifesto for Investment Management
Plans to power the economy
Tackling the class ceiling: Recognising potential over polish
Investment Management in the UK
The survey captures investment management undertaken by members of the Investment Association (IA) on behalf of domestic and overseas clients.
The Investment Association’s Talent Strategy
The report sets out how we will support our members to attract, develop and retain people with the skills, knowledge and competencies the investment management industry needs. It is structured around three key themes: attraction, advancement and environment with considerations around diversity and inclusion underpinning each one.
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IA UK Funds Regime Working Group: Final report to HM Treasury Asset Management Taskforce
The report details how the new proposed Long-Term Asset Fund will help widen access to more illiquid assets, opening up investment opportunities for a range of customers, particularly those saving in Defined Contribution (DC) pension schemes over many decades.
Do you remember the first time?: Coming out and being out in investment management
The report is aimed at helping employers recruit and retain LGBT+ talent and build inclusive workplace environments where LGBT+ employees feel welcome, valued and supported.
2025 Vision: Delivering for customers and the economy in a rapidly changing world
The ‘2025 Vision’ report, launched at the IA’s flagship annual Policy Conference, outlines three key areas of development.
Black Voices: Building black representation in investment management’
A landmark report into the experiences of black professionals working in the investment management industry and black students considering their careers. The report sets out ten key steps firms can take to create more diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Shareholder votes on dividend distribution in UK listed companies - The case for a Distribution Policy
This report presents findings on the prevalence of listed UK companies paying ordinary dividends without seeking shareholder approval.
Closing the Gap: Addressing the Gender Pay Gap
This inaugural report explores why the gender pay gap exists and how asset managers can help to reduce it.
Stewardship in Practice
The Stewardship Survey outlines the stewardship activities of IA members with respect to UK companies as of 30 June 2018.
Putting investment at the heart of DC Pensions
This paper examines the investment process in Defined Contribution pensions, considers ways to facilitate efficient asset allocation, and discusses increasing plan contributions and engagement.