Responsible investment no longer an “optional extra” as paper debunks performance myth
The myth that incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into an investment approach risks returns has been debunked according to a joint paper by Royal London and EY.
Self-employed face tax bills larger than their income due to loss of work during the pandemic
The self-employed are facing multiple tax bills in 2021. The payments include tax owed for the previous tax year and two payments on account.
Police Mutual becomes part of Royal London
The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Limited (Royal London) has received all required approvals for The Police Mutual Group (Police Mutual) to become part of Royal London today (1st October).
Coronavirus spurs one in six to take action on their will
Coronavirus has spurred one in six adults (15%) into action on their will whether this is enquiring about a will (7%), updating an existing will (6%) or creating a new one (4%).
Royal London to implement ABI mental health standards
Jennifer Gilchrist, protection specialist at Royal London, comments in response to the ABI’s launch of insurance industry standards to support customers with mental health conditions.
UK PMI: slower phase of recovery
Melanie Baker, senior economist at Royal London Asset Management, comments on today's UK PMI data.
Royal London supports Defaqto's income drawdown advice guide
Assessing income sources, dealing with vulnerable clients and the role of regulation are just some of the aspects advisers must consider when delivering income drawdown advice according to a Royal London-sponsored guide.
Financial advice improves emotional wellbeing
New research from Royal London shows that professional advice delivers so much more to customers than the expected financial benefits. It also helps to improve their emotional wellbeing by making them feel better about themselves and their finances – especially in times of crisis.
Government wins in latest round of female state pension age battle but they have lessons to learn
Helen Morrissey, pension specialist at Royal London comments on today’s (15th September) Court of Appeal judgement on the Back to 60 campaign.