A sharp decrease in mortality rates in the first half of the year has highlighted the dangers of assuming that longevity improvements will plateau, says Hymans Robertson.
According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) the number of deaths over the first six months of 2014 dropped by 7% compared to the same period in 2013. This followed two years of higher than...
The top stories this week were the High Court's decision to block the £12bn annuity transfer from Prudential to Rothesay Life, and a separate court ruling that 'raises the bar' for pension rectification exercises.
Guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation has soared to the top of pension schemes' to-do lists, with 58% stating it is a priority project, research from Equiniti has revealed.
Professional Pensions is holding its defined contribution (DC) conference on 4 September.