Stay informed with latest developments from Criterion's professional standards and governance services.


29th January 2019

STAR invites companies to join at ABI hosted transfer and re-registration event.

STAR is inviting all long-term savings and investments organisations to attend an industry event, to learn more about how they can help improve the customer experience of transferring between companies.

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13th January 2019

11 organisations commit to STAR as momentum starts to build.

First 30 founding members will be awarded Founder Accreditation Mark, a visible endorsement of their commitment to improving outcomes for consumers.

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5th December 2018

Criterion is recruiting.

We are looking for an experienced Lead Business Architect to lead and shape work to define and develop Criterion’s suite of collaborative, whole-industry solutions for Financial Services.

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25th October 2018

Team Criterion put their backs into it, to help upkeep charity grounds.

The whole team at Criterion volunteered recently to help upkeep an Edinburgh charities grounds. The team spent a full autumnal day cleaning up leaves, chopping down trees and litter picking.

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17th October 2018

Criterion receives endorsement for its joint venture with TeX from Investment, Savings and Pensions Industry.

Criterion is delighted to have received backing from the Transfers and Re-registration Industry Group (TRIG) for its joint project with TISA eXchange (TeX) to implement the TRIG transfer framework.

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6th September 2018

Criterion and TeX propose landmark collaboration to support
TRIG framework

TISA eXchange Limited (TeX) and Criterion Tec Limited (Criterion) have proposed a landmark collaboration in support of industry development and adoption of the Transfers and Re-registration Industry Group (TRIG) new transfers framework.

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4th September 2018

Criterion is Recruiting

To drive our business plan and growth across the marketplace, Criterion is recruiting two new pivotal roles.

These appointments will build our strength, which will continue to help us as we drive through the collaborative work necessary to meet the needs of a rapidly evolving industry. There are great career opportunities at Criterion and we are committed to providing colleagues with the reward, skills and flexibility to fulfil their ambitions.

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8th August 2018

Criterion to attend Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association Annual Conference and Exhibition – 17-19 October – ACC Liverpool

Members of the Criterion team including Caroline Mansley, Managing Director and Nick Green, Head of Standards will be there and available to discuss how Criterion can help transform how businesses work together.

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22nd May 2018

Criterion GDPR projects protect continued daily delivery of tens of thousands of client valuations

Criterion, the Standards and Governance body for the Financial Services industry, has successfully completed key industry projects to ensure that new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does not interrupt the delivery of normal service to Financial Services consumers.

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15th May 2018

Criterion to sponsor leading industry conference.

Criterion is delighted to be sponsoring the Horizons Lifetime Savings & Investment Conference 2018, 5th – 6th June, London Hilton Tower Bridge.

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2nd May 2018

Nick Green comments on Guy Opperman's remarks to the ABI 'Retirement interventions and innovation' conference about Pensions Dashboard.

Nick Green, Head of Standards at Criterion, commented "The DWP Feasibility Report that will set out the framework for quickly establishing a live, working Dashboard capability must also consider the longer term appetite from savers and retirees for this information."

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23rd April 2018

Criterion appoints five experienced non-execs to drive Standards and Governance across the UK’s long-term savings, investment, pensions and protection markets.

Edinburgh based company Criterion, the new, not-for-profit industry body for Standards and Governance services, has appointed five non-executive directors to the board. This is to help build broad industry representation, as it looks to drive through the collaborative work necessary to meet the needs of a rapidly evolving industry.

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6th April 2018

Caroline Mansley comments on the report from the Work and Pensions Select Committee re: Pensions Dashboards.

Caroline Mansley, Managing Director of Criterion, commenting said: “We viewed this report with interest and in particular the points around single or multiple dashboards. We agree that any solution must deliver simple, impartial and trustworthy information to the consumer. A publicly-hosted service may be a pragmatic first step, with subsequent roll-out providing for service innovation around a robust, common core."

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