Schemes are increasingly looking at longevity hedging as part of their de-risking process, according to a survey by Insight Investment.
Zurich has agreed to insure £800m of longevity risk for the pensioners of a FTSE 100-sponsored pension scheme.
There are a wide range of possible life expectancy disruptors. PwC's Paul Kitson looks at how one of these, wearables, could impact schemes.
Pension schemes face higher liabilities as improvements in mortality rates trend towards their highest level in a decade.
Everyone thinks they know their age, but the number of times we cirlce the sun may not be the most accurate measure. James Phillips looks at emerging science and the impact on retirement policy.
British people born between 2016 and 2018 are expected to live up to 4.2 weeks longer than those born in the 2015-17 period, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The Centre for Social Justice has proposed raising the state pension age to 75 by 2035, despite a slowdown in mortality improvements. Holly Roach reports
This week's top stories included HSBC's scheme completing a £7bn longevity swap with PICA and the government announcing it would review the tapered allowance for NHS scheme members.
Around £17.5bn of buy-ins and buyouts were transacted in the first half of the year as market records continue to tumble.
Following Rolls-Royce's record buyout earlier this month, James Phillips speaks to some of the key players about the process.
People retiring in the UK will on average outlive their pension savings by 10 years, according to research by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
A parliamentary group has been set up to introduce a national strategy which focuses on the benefits of longevity, rather than the "problems" of an ageing UK population.
Prudential Retirement has completed around $2.6bn (£2bn) of reinsurance contracts for UK pension scheme longevity risk since the start of the year, it has disclosed.
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.
The bulk annuity market is set to grow to historically high levels in 2019 with £30bn worth of deals expected over the year, according to Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
Trends in longevity and mortality have proven difficult to forecast historically, but are vital to funding schemes and ensuring adequate retirement pots. James Phillips explores the key influences
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.
The advent of collective pension systems could help the UK avoid demographic challenges which will make it "impossible" for society to help savers in retirement, experts say.
Sales in Aviva's bulk purchase annuity business totalled £1.5bn in the first half of 2018, its half-year results have revealed.
Majority of respondents agree with the PLSA that regulation is too micro-managerial
Soon-to-be and recent retirees significantly underestimate their longevity, expecting a lower chance of survival to old age compared to official estimates, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
Aon has appointed Mike Edwards as a partner in its risk settlement team to support the growth of its business offerings in the UK.
Mortality continues to show a steady decline in improvement, well below previous estimates. Victoria Ticha explores industry's reaction to the new CMI model
The combined deficit of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes grew by more than £10bn over 2016, Barnett Waddingham research has estimated.