Overestimates on populations may have led to schemes overspending on buyouts.
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Scheme sponsors may have overspent on buyout contracts as a result of irregular mortality data, the Pensions Institute (PI) has warned.
Gregg McClymont has reiterated Labour's commitment to scrutinizing how the newly-liberated pensions system will work for savers after a leftist think-tank called on the party to scrap the cash option.
Almost all active fund managers fail to outperform the market once fees are extracted from returns, according to research from the Pensions Institute (PI).
The decumulation phase of defined contribution (DC) pensions should be institutionalised to prevent savers from splashing their pots, the Pensions Institute (PI) has said.
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.
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
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.
Behavioural economics can be adopted to improve the expenditure decisions of retirees, the Pensions Institute says.
The government's "radical" annuity reform could have serious consequences for retirement incomes and public finances, the Cass Business School warns.
The "administrative nightmare" of auto-enrolment into National Employment Savings Trust will divert necessary attention from the scheme's investment strategy, the Pensions Institute warns.
UK - The "administrative nightmare" of auto-enrolment into National Employment Savings Trust will divert necessary attention from the scheme's investment strategy, the Pensions Institute warned.