Encouraging to see pension contribution bounceback after coronavirus dip
Our pension specialist Helen Morrissey responds to data showing a 12% rise in employee pension contributions to private sector defined contribution schemes between Q2 and Q3.
UK CPI falls unexpectedly
RLAM's senior economist, Melanie Baker, comments on UK CPI data.
UK PMI: jumping ahead of the end of lockdown
Melanie Baker, senior economist at Royal London Asset Management comments on the current UK PMI data.
Investment fraud victims pay the highest price
Sarah Pennells, head of financial capability, comments on the Which? warning over scams.
RLAM appoints Hans Georgeson as CEO
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) today announces the appointment of Hans Georgeson as Chief Executive Officer*. Hans will take over the role from Andrew Carter, who will retire at the end of June 2021 after more than 20 years at RLAM.
Royal London supports customers through Covid-19 with £13.1m paid in claims
Craig Paterson, Chief Underwriter at Royal London comments on the announcement that insurers paid out £202 million to families of people who died in 2020 due to coronavirus.
Royal London acquires 30% stake in Responsible Life and Responsible Lending
Royal London, the UK’s largest life, pensions and investment mutual, has acquired a 30% stake in later life lending and product specialists Responsible Life and Responsible Lending (Responsible Group). The deal is subject to regulatory approval.
Giving up smoking could save you £16,000 in insurance premiums
People who quit smoking could save up to £16,000 on their insurance premiums, Royal London has found.
Lions agree strategic partnership with Royal London
Royal London has today announced a new partnership with The British & Irish Lions, becoming the ‘Principal Partner’ of the Women’s Lions Programme.
Top 5 tips for writing a will
Free Wills Month is this month and Royal London has put together a list of top 5 tips for writing a will.
Strong flows into sustainable funds drives growth in assets under management
Royal London Financial Results 2020
Revealed: The property features that made lockdown harder and how this has changed buyers’ requirements for their next home
A new report by Royal London has revealed the most desirable property features home buyers are looking for, as well as the property features that made lockdown harder.
Contactless payment limit increase welcomed but concerns over card theft and overspending
Sarah Pennells, head of financial capability at Royal London, comments on the increase in contactless payments limit to £100.
Royal London responds to Chancellor’s Budget
Royal London responds to today’s (3 March) announcements affecting pensions and personal finance in the Chancellor’s Budget.
UK gilt markets following budget announcement
Ben Nicholl, fixed income fund manager at Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), comments on the outlook for the UK gilt market following the Chancellor's budget.
Extension of Covid relief for economy very welcome
Melanie Baker, senior economist at Royal London Asset Management, comments on the Chancellor's budget.
Welcome 'spend now worry later' stance in budget
Trevor Greetham, head of multi asset at Royal London Asset Management, comments on the Chancellor's budget.
Royal London enhances adviser and employer support through acquisition of Wealth Wizards from Liverpool Victoria
Royal London, the UK’s largest mutual life, pensions and investment company, today announces the purchase, subject to regulatory approval, of Wealth Wizards, a market leading fintech business.
RLAM lists framework of opportunities for 2021 AGM season
Following the Investment Association’s outline of its expectations of companies this AGM season, Ashley Hamilton Claxton, head of responsible investment at Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) comments.
Royal London paid £13.1 million for Covid-19 claims
Royal London paid £13.1 million for Covid-19 claims in 2020 helping the families of more than 2,100 customers.
Royal London supports customers through Covid-19
Responding to the Association of British Insurers’ (ABI) figures which shows insurers are expected to pay up to £2.5 billion for Covid-19 related claims Craig Paterson, Chief Underwriter at Royal London, comments.
RLAM welcomes vote on Glencore's climate action plan as it transitions to a low carbon future
Carlota Garcia-Manas, senior responsible investment analyst at Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), comments on Glencore's announcement today that the company will put their climate plan to a shareholder vote at its upcoming AGM.