The UK bulk annuity market exceeded £8.5bn in the first three quarters of 2014, making this year already the busiest on record, according to figures published today.
The increase has partly been driven by an increase in competition in the market, which has been dominated by Legal and General (L&G) Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) and Rothesay Life in recent years...
The Pensions Administration Standards Association's Margaret Snowdon won the coveted Pensions Woman of the Year award. She tells Stephanie Baxter about lessons she has learned along the way.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are set to shorn themselves of over £300bn of liabilities between 2019 and 2021 as they continue to mature, Mercer predicts.
This week's top stories include the Competition and Markets Authority issuing its final report for the investigation into investment consultants, and The Pensions Regulator launching its first fraud prosecution.
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