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Interserve Pension Scheme enters £300m buy-in with Aviva

Professional Pensions | 22 Aug 2014 | 11:13 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

The Interserve Pension Scheme has entered a buy-in arrangement with Aviva to insure £300m of its pensioner liabilities.

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Aviva does U-turn with big plans for bulk annuity deals

Aviva will do more mid-sized bulk annuity deals with companies over the remainder of the year after more than doubling its bulk business.

Professional Pensions | 08 Aug 2014 | 12:49 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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BT’s £16bn longevity swap opens the door for more mega deals

Jack Jones looks at the implications of BT’s record-breaking risk transfer exercise.

Professional Pensions | 08 Jul 2014 | 13:12 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Longevity swaps - The ten biggest

The BT longevity swap smashed previous records. Here are the ten biggest so far:

Professional Pensions | 04 Jul 2014 | 11:59 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Aviva halts initial commission on workplace pension schemes

Aviva will stop paying initial commission to advisers on company pension scheme business from the end of this year.

Professional Pensions | 20 May 2014 | 13:36 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Six in ten say people will struggle to resist urge to splurge pot

Most people think savers will find it difficult to resist the urge to spend money earmarked for living costs in retirement when they are allowed to take pension pots as cash, research finds.

Professional Pensions | 16 Apr 2014 | 12:25 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Snowdon spearheads industry-wide group to promote enhanced buy-ins

Insurers and consultants have set up an industry-wide committee to develop a good practice guide for medically underwritten bulk annuity transactions.

Professional Pensions | 14 Mar 2014 | 12:27 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Aviva Investors took £130m hit from 'improper' bond trades

The "improper" allocation of trades in fixed income securities by two former employees cost Aviva Investors some £132m, it has announced.

Professional Pensions | 06 Mar 2014 | 12:04 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Quarter of NAPF Stewardship Code signatories complete disclosure framework

Around a quarter of asset manager signatories of the National Association of Pension Funds’ (NAPF) Stewardship Code have completed the body’s disclosure framework since its October 2013 launch.

Professional Pensions | 05 Mar 2014 | 12:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Aviva appoints Blackstone’s Stoddard as CFO

Aviva has named Blackstone senior managing director Tom Stoddard as its chief financial officer (CFO) from 5 May, replacing Pat Regan.

Professional Pensions | 28 Feb 2014 | 10:52 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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UK savers most optimistic about retirement income

British savers are generally more optimistic about their retirement provision compared to their European counterparts, research from Aviva suggests.

Professional Pensions | 26 Feb 2014 | 12:03 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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OFT legacy audit board ‘may struggle to reform pre-2001 schemes’

The independent project board (IPB) leading the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) review into legacy defined contribution (DC) schemes may struggle to tackle outdated arrangements, industry figures warn.

Professional Pensions | 20 Feb 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Short service refund ban to cost scheme members

Employers will pass on the cost of the abolition of short service refunds (SSRs) to employees, experts warn.

Professional Pensions | 06 Feb 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards

11 Sep 2014

London, UK

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Defined Contribution Conference 2014

17 Sep 2014

London, UK