The last time I submitted a report for Professional Pensions it was on the issue of fixed income, and the fact a dyedin- the-wool bond man I knew said he would advocate that any pension fund in serious deficit should put everything into equities, as the only serious hope of bridging the gap.
This was especially true as the Pension Protection Fund was waiting in the wings if it all ended in tears. Turns out this "put it all on black theory" was nothing new. Indeed it had already been written...
Life expectancy in the UK saw no improvement between 2015 and 2017 as the number of people aged over 90 hit a record high, latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
Self-administered pension funds spent £14bn on payments to pensioners in Q2 2018, but only received £11.4bn of contributions (net of refunds), latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has named the 17 members of its inaugural policy board after a competitive application process with 60 candidates.