Royal London's new business pension sales fell by 4% over the course of a year primarily due to a slowdown in defined benefit (DB) transfers, the firm's half year results reveal.
Life and pension sales decreased to £5.8bn in the first half of this year, 4% lower than during the same period last year when sales sat at £6.1bn. The slowdown in DB transfers causing the decrease...
Plenty of risk remains in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) universe but the outlook on funding levels is positive, the lifeboat says as it launches its 2019 Purple Book.
A self-sufficiency approach is not riskless and trustees must consider covenant strength and longevity exposure. Chris Ramsey looks at the key considerations of running schemes on.
Pension transfer values fell in December, while the number of individuals taking a transfer value from schemes rose, according to XPS Pension Group.
Defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) master trust The Cheviot Trust has selected First Actuarial to provide actuarial services for the scheme.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the December 2019 estimates on the various measures…