Read our latest press releases covering IA and industry news, developments and events.

Press release
03
Dec
2020

Savers go Global, as diversification grows in October

UK savers prioritised diversification as Global (equity) and Global Bonds became the top two best-selling IA sectors respectively in October 2020, according to latest figures published today by the Investment Association (IA).
Press release
28
Nov
2020

Almost £10m lost to investment scams since March lockdown

Sophisticated fraudsters have ratcheted up their operations to target retail investors, as incidents of large-scale investment scams nearly quadrupled since July, new data published today by the Investment Association reveals.
Press release
16
Nov
2020

Investors clampdown on executive pension perks

Investors will be clamping down further on executive pension perks in a move to promote fairness and good employee relations, the Investment Association's (IA) updated annual pay guidelines for companies today reveals.
Press release
16
Nov
2020

IA publishes industry stance on tackling climate change

The IA’s Climate Change Position Paper, published in full today, represents the stance of the UK’s £8.5 trillion investment management industry and reflects the importance with which the industry views climate change.
Press release
10
Nov
2020

IA comments on the Chancellor's financial services speech

“This is welcome news from the Chancellor. Financial services will be critical in driving the economy to net zero, and the launch of the UK’s first Sovereign Green Bond, combined with plans to make TCFD disclosure mandatory by 2025, are important and ambitious steps as we seek to build a more resilient and sustainable financial system."
Press release
17
Oct
2020

FTSE 100 cut executive pensions under shareholder pressure

Significant progress has been made on bringing executive pension contributions in line with those received by the majority of the workforce, following calls from shareholders for this alignment as an issue of fairness and to foster good employee relations.