The total value of annuity deals was 30% higher in 2016 than at the previous market peak in 2014, Aon Hewitt's UK Risk Settlement Bulletin has revealed.
At least £9bn of bulk annuity deals were transacted last year, as welll as £9bn of back-book individual annuity transfers from Aegon to Rothesay Life and Legal & General. This is compared to roughly £13bn...
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers