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Standard Life eyes 400,000 boost from new pensions

Standard Life yesterday flagged an “explosion” of new pensions business when auto‑ enrolment in company schemes becomes law in about 12 months’ time – adding up to 400,000 savers to its schemes.

Corporate pensions drive sales at Standard Life

LIFE and pensions giant Standard Life unveiled sales figures for the first quarter "well ahead of expectations" as the Edinburgh-based firm saw healthy take-up of corporate pensions.

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Standard Life out to sell strategy to doubters

STANDARD Life will attempt to convince doubters on the soundness of chief executive David Nish's strategy this week when it presents its first quarter results.

Standard Life's £20m shops spree

STANDARD Life Investments has snapped up a shopping centre in Wiltshire for £20.7 million.

Pay doubles for Standard Life chief

The chief executive of Standard Life, David Nish, has seen his pay packet almost double, just months after the firm announced 490 job losses, mostly in the Capital.

Standard Life boss Nish sees pay surge 65%

STANDARD LIFE boss David Nish saw his pay package rise by more than 65 per cent last year to almost £2 million.

Pension law reform helps Standard Life

Standard Life's chief executive claimed yesterday that upcoming regulatory changes will provide a strong tailwind for faster future profits growth at the Edinburgh-based life assurer.

Standard Life confounds experts as profits surge

STANDARD Life today reported a seven per cent increase in its profits for last year, wrong-footing expectations of a decline, and said it had made a strong start to 2011.

Barfly: Let's get ready to zumba

IT'S not often that Barfly learns a new word but "zumbathon" had the diarist reaching for the giant business desk dictionary. Apparently, a zumbathon is a three-hour dancing session based on zumba - a "fusion of Latin and International music that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system".

Standard Life chief to deny dividend threat

STANDARD Life's "progressive" dividend policy is strong enough to resist being swept off course by the regulatory beefing-up of insurers' balance sheets, chief executive David Nish will claim this week.

Investors can get on the gold standard after insurer's bullion deal

Standard Life pension investors are to be offered direct access to gold after the insurance giant sealed a joint venture with a major bullion provider.

Standard Life wraps up deal with Mercer

Standard Life is teaming up with consultancy firm Mercer to develop an investment and pensions portal for employers.

Nish believes brand new way is setting industry Standard

David Nish, the chief executive of pensions and savings giant Standard Life, has unveiled plans for a series of new product launches he believes make the firm "the strongest company in its sector" and resistant to becoming a takeover target.

With-profits fund rebounds but policyholders facing cuts

Hundreds of thousands of Standard Life customers will see the bonuses on their with-profits investments either cut or frozen, the insurance giant revealed yesterday.

Edinburgh International Film Festival loses £70k deal

THE Edinburgh International Film Festival has lost a £70,000 annual funding deal from Standard Life, Scotland on Sunday can reveal.

Standard Life extends deal deadline

Standard Life revealed yesterday that its £42 million takeover bid for software group Focus Solutions had gone through with a big majority of acceptances by the first closing date of the end of December.

Hesketh joins Standard Life's top team

Standard Life has appointed Mark Hesketh as UK finance director. Hesketh joins from the Royal Bank of Scotland where he was director of group financial planning and analysis.

Standard Life buys software firm Focus

Standard Life took a step towards reducing its dependency on financial advisers yesterday by agreeing a £42 million deal to buy software group Focus Solutions.

Paynter and Dawson bring experience to SLI board

Standard Life Investments has beefed up its board with the appointment of two City veterans as non-executive directors.

China trip could be key to Standard Life deal

STANDARD Life hopes a high-profile trade mission to the Far East will help the company nail a ground-breaking deal between its existing local joint venture and Bank of China (BoC).

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