There were 4% more deaths registered in week 23 of 2020 than if death rates had been the same this time last year, down from 17% last week, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
The CMI's mortality monitor - published weekly throughout the coronavirus pandemic period - is based on provisional England and Wales data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). ONS...
This week’s top stories included the launch of Punter Southall’s defined benefit scheme consolidator, while The Pensions Regulator laid down three ‘gateway principles’ for superfund transfers.
Escalating standards for sole trustees will become a norm for reputable firms, even if they are voluntary, says Nigel Hill.
Sole trustees will be expected to assess whether to report to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) if they are removed, or resign, from an appointment because of sponsor’s actions.
Overall mortality remains in line with pre-coronavirus trends despite a recent increase in Covid-19 related deaths, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
Aon has been re-appointed by the £400m ITN Pension Scheme to provide fiduciary management services.