Written by Howard Finnegan on 01 April 2014
Today, Altus announces its’ status as ‘Business Member’ of the National Association of Pension Funds. The NAPF promotes workplace saving for retirement and represents 1,300 UK pension schemes with some 15 million members and assets of around £900 billion. Members include over 400 businesses providing essential services to the pensions sector.
As a Business Member, Altus aims to take advantage of the close working relationships between the NAPF and Government Ministers, MPs, officials and regulators to promote the adoption of cross industry open standards for pension transfers and funds trading. The use of cross industry interoperable standards, such as ViaNova and the pensions transfer market practices drive down costs, promote innovation and deliver better services and outcomes to pension scheme members.
Giving Your Platform Wings - Altus Latest Whitepaper
Written by Ben Hammond on 13 June 2018
Six years ago we released a white paper, The Platform Machine: Tuning for Efficiency. In it we discussed that, in spite of ever increasing levels of Assets under Administration, all was not well in platform land. Revenues were rising across the board, but costs were outstripping them, in many cases significantly so. Now, five years later, we are releasing Giving your platform wings, a white paper re-evaluating the current platform industry.
Amazon could disrupt the re/insurance industry
Written by Mark Andrews on 12 June 2018
We have already seen Amazon launch Amazon Protect, its first product protection insurance cover, and partner with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan on employee healthcare.