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The UK’S biggest asset manager has written to the UK’s biggest 350 listed companies, urging them to ditch quarterly financial reports. Reporting which focuses on short-term performance is not necessary to building a sustainable business as it may steer management to focus more on short-term goals and away from future business drivers, Legal and General [...]
Insurance and investment group Legal & General (L&G) delivered a record performance in the first quarter of 2015, with cash generation up to £330m, an 11 per cent increase on the same period last year. General insurance gross written premium fell by four per cent to £81m, which the company attributed to “disciplined pricing”, noting [...]
Insurance boss Nigel Wilson made £4.2m in 2014, up from £4m the year before. The total remuneration received by Wilson, who heads up insurance and investment group Legal & General, included a base salary of £808,000 and also £2m from a three-year performance share plan which vested last year. To qualify for the full [...]
Personal finance groups were treated to a share price boost this afternoon, after George Osborne unveiled “a saving revolution”. Bristol-based IFA Hargreaves Lansdown led the pack, up 4.8 per cent at pixel time. St James' Place also jumped on the announcements, up 3.5 per cent. Rathbone Brothers's share price was up two per cent, while [...]
MediaCityUK – the new home of Coronation Street and the northern hub of the BBC – has just got a new landlord in the form of Legal & General Capital. LGC is now a 50 per cent shareholder in the Salford Quays-based media centre, alongside long-standing owner The Peel Group as part of a [...]
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