Pension schemes face higher liabilities as improvements in mortality rates trend towards their highest level in a decade.
Females can expect to live a greater number of years in poor health than males, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for 2015 to 2017.
Life expectancy amongst affluent men is rising faster than any other group, according to analysis by the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) and Club Vita.
A $224trn (£174.2trn) combined deficit could hit the six largest pension systems if action is not taken now to address longevity risk, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned.
Steven Baxter believes we need a reality check when it comes to talking about the state pension age
The collective defined benefit (DB) deficit could be slashed by £25bn if schemes used more accurate longevity assumptions, according to Club Vita.
Club Vita has joined forces with Legal & General (L&G) to make longevity insurance solutions more accessible for smaller defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
The UK has a sophisticated longevity risk management market but it will need to develop further to meet challenges says Charlotte Moore.
Matthew Fletcher has been made a senior consultant in Aon Hewitt's risk settlement group.
The RAC (2003) Pension Scheme has completed a £600m longevity swap with Scor Se, which could be a watershed in how small schemes manage longevity risk.
Scottish pensioners spend more time in retirement than their English or Welsh counterparts, according to research.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are underestimating liabilities by 1% by failing to take into account the varying rate of longevity improvements in the population, according to a ground breaking study.
Jack Jones looks at the implications of a record-breaking exercise
The later scheme members retire, the longer they are likely to live according to research carried out by Club Vita.
Legal & General's (L&G) bulk annuity business has entered into a partnership with Club Vita to share longevity data and expertise.
Deutsche Bank has launched a range of longevity indices it says will enable schemes to hedge longevity risk more quickly and cheaply.
Hymans Robertson longevity consultant Andrew Gaches explores the latest trends in life expectancy.
The first data released from the 2011 census has confirmed there is a huge increase in people expected to reach traditional retirement age over the next few years.
Club Vita and Deutsche Borse have launched a range of longevity indices in a bid to expand the longevity swap market and open it up to smaller schemes.
Some of the country's largest firms are ignoring the threat of increased member longevity and have failed to increase their assumptions, analysis of accounts reveals.
Scheme liabilities could soar after the Office for National Statistics published updated longevity figures showing increases in life expectancy.
Moves by pension minister Steve Webb to simplify the state pension are risking discrimination against poorer parts of society, longevity experts say.
Rising longevity still poses a risk despite some schemes having their fingers burnt at successive valuations, Club Vita warns.
Changes to longevity assumptions for the latest round of triennial valuations have sent defined benefit scheme liabilities soaring by £50bn, longevity experts say.