A blueprint for constructing mortality models tailored to specific scheme memberships has been developed by academics at Cass Business School’s Pensions Institute.
The authors of the paper A General Procedure for Constructing Mortality Models say the method could transform the way pensions and annuity providers and governments forecast mortality rates. The institute's...
Scottish Widows has secured its second bulk annuity deal with a £54m buy-in for Barloworld UK Pension Scheme after the insurer entered the market last year.
Malcolm McLean looks at how changes to the state pension may negatively affect women.
Shalin Shah looks at how smart beta is being used in credit and asks whether there is a different way.
Marks and Spencer (M&S) has announced proposals to close its UK defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual as it sets out a turnaround plan for the business.