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

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.
Press release
09
Oct
2020

Investors call for greater transparency on ethnic diversity on boards

Investment managers are calling for greater transparency on ethnic diversity on boards as almost three-quarters of FTSE 100 companies failed to report the ethnic make-up of their boards in this year’s AGM season, according to data from the Investment Association (IA)*.
Press release
24
Sep
2020

UK investment management resilient in the face of headwinds

Total assets under management by Investment Association (IA) members reached a record high of £8.5 trillion at the end of 2019, despite ongoing political instability including the UK’s departure from the EU in January 2020.