Juggling caring responsibilities with work is a growing concern for employers, with many employees looking after elderly relatives as well as their own children, says a Cass Business School professor.
Hymans Robertson and Cass Business School have launched a research project to develop a method of assessing the basis risk in longevity transactions.
The Pensions Institute has published a set of 16 principles of good practice for modelling defined contribution (DC) in a bid to improve the way schemes are designed.
Monkeys selecting stocks at random would have easily outperformed the US stock market over the last 40 years, according to research.
Here are the 15 principles Cass Business School's Pensions Institute believe should underpin the modelling of defined contribution schemes.
Pensions minister Steve Webb has reiterated his interest in providing guaranteed returns in defined contribution schemes to create of risk-sharing ‘defined ambition' vehicles, describing it as a "stunning sales pitch".
Jack Jones looks at the impact of the first enhanced bulk annuity transactions to be completed
Partnership has completed two medically underwritten buy-ins in a development academics say could kick-start a £380bn market.
As the row over charges intensifies, Rachel Dalton examines the arguments.
A merger of 34 London borough pension funds into a multi-billion pound superfund is unlikely to happen until 2016 at the earliest, the head of London's largest scheme says.
Pension funds run by specialist managers outperform funds run by balanced managers over 20 years, according to Cass Business School research.
Fund managers display no greater investment skill investing in businesses from their own industry than those from other sectors, a study finds.
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Millions of workers are losing billions from their savings because of "sharp practice and murky pricing" in the annuity market, research claims.
Academics and industry specialists are working hard to make longevity risk investable on the capital markets, but the process is not without its growing pains, as Chris Panteli discovers.
Andrew Short takes a look at diversified growth funds, and outcome-driven tailored investment that is being seen as a solution to ever-shrinking retirement funds.
Academics and industry specialists are working hard to make longevity risk investable on the capital markets, but the process is not without its growing pains, as Chris Panteli discovers
GLOBAL - The development of longevity as an asset class continues to grow as longevity risk becomes increasingly recognised, experts believe.
An age-dependent approach to DC default funds, which takes into account a member's human capital and financial wealth, is better than traditional lifestyling, research shows.
Schemes could "considerably" reduce longevity basis risk by utilising index-based longevity hedges, academics say.
The government's "radical" annuity reform could have serious consequences for retirement incomes and public finances, the Cass Business School warns.
The UK government should issue longevity bonds to help pension schemes and insurance companies address longevity risk, the Cass Business School says.
UK - The UK government should issue longevity bonds to help pension schemes and insurance companies address longevity risk, the Cass Business School said.