Pension schemes and life insurers should be prepared for a modest change to their assumptions for mortality rates in the post-Covid-19 world, an academic study suggests.
Analysis of data from England and Wales to 12 May finds that deaths from the novel disease are largely, but not always, confined to those who tend to be less healthy than others in their age group. The...
UK pension schemes are working hard to counter climate risks across investment portfolios, but the assessment of climate risks to sponsor covenant must be a key focus of schemes’ broader risk assessment, says Michael Bushnell.
Only one third of defined benefit (DB) schemes lengthened their recovery plan end dates in 2019, according to research by Hymans Robertson.
Hargreaves Lansdown has been named as the slowest provider to switch pensions through the Origo transfer service.
The Old British Steel Pension Scheme (OBSPS) has agreed a £2bn full buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), one step closer to exiting Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment.
Much like when selling a house, DB plans need to tidy up before approaching the bulk annuity market, says David Ellis.