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Engaging with companies

PLSA members continue to own significant shareholdings in UK companies. We regularly engage with the companies in which pension funds invest on issues including board structures and executive remuneration. We also help members by organisi...

Executive remuneration

Against a backdrop of societal concern about pay gaps between those at the top and ordinary workers, pension funds, other investors, government and the EU have been reviewing the effectivenes...

Corporate Governance Policy & Voting Guidelines

Members of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association have a clear interest in promoting the success of the companies in which they invest. As a consequence of this, we have long considered that one of our prime ...

Stewardship Central

This page provides the tools to equip asset owners, particularly pension funds, to be able to understand and fulfil their stewardship responsibilities. The tools availab...

Audit and accounting

Audit The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association has an interest in ensuring the audit market serves the needs of our pension fund members. We believe the role of the auditor is of vital importa...

Corporate Governance and investment stewardship policy reform

The PLSA has been at the forefront of promoting good corporate governance and stewardship for over 20 years, and as representatives of major institutional investors we have a real interest in seeing high stan...

Long-term and sustainable ownership

Pension funds are long-term investors who want the companies they invest in to flourish on an ongoing basis, and to have a positive impact on the wider economy. There is a growing recognition that integ...

Long-termism

THE KAY REVIEW The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision Making was commissioned by the UK Government to review how well equity markets are achieving their core purpos...

UK Listing Regime

The UK’s reputation for high standards of governance, transparency and protection of minority shareholder rights is vital to maintaining the reputation, integrity and thus attractiveness of the UK market for both investors and issuers. ...