The bulk annuity market is set to hit a five-year high with insurers preparing for a busy six months after completing £3bn of transaction in the first half of 2013.
This compares favourably with the £4.5bn of transactions completed across the whole of 2012. It is the most activity seen in the first half of a calendar year since 2008, when the market eventually...
The first specialist independent firm advising pension schemes on bulk annuities or moving to a consolidator has been set up with ambitions to shake up the market.
The UK Statistics Authority's (UKSA) "refusal" to fix a long-standing error in the retail prices index (RPI) is "untenable" and demonstrates a need to commit to one measure of inflation.
Tim Sharp warns the DWP's plans for collective DC risk establishing an inhospitable environment for the lay trustee
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