A guide has been published to help trustees and other industry professionals understand how medical underwriting can be used to de-risk defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The 29-page independent Medically Underwritten Bulk Annuities - A User Guide developed by the Industry Working Group comes at a time when these types of bulk annuities are becoming more widely-used. ...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Standard Life Assurance (SLA) nearly £31m after its practices led to conflicts of interest and SLA employees putting their financial needs above those of the firm's customers.
The government has launched a consultation on amending the contribution rules of the NHS Pension Scheme in a bid to mitigate the possibility of members hitting tax allowances.
Aviva has seen a 50% year-on-year increase in the number of enquiries from pension schemes that use investment and administration on separate platforms seeking to move to a bundled provider.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were unsure whether Guy Opperman will stay in post as pensions and financial inclusion minister under the new Prime Minister.