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.
A "period of stability" for the state pension age is needed and so the government should postpone any increase decision, the union Prospect has said.
The Continuous Mortality Investigation's (CMI's) longevity model is a useful projection tool for schemes but, as Amy Kessler explains, it has key limitations.
Raj Mody says trustees and sponsors must get a handle on the issue of life expectancy assumptions.
Deficits could fall by hundreds of billions of pounds if the six-year stall in life expectancy improvements becomes a long-term trend. However, there is a risk of taking too much notice of short-term changes, writes Stephanie Baxter.
This week's top stores included coverage of eight promotions made by Hymans Robertson, as well as PTL becoming a standalone business after completing a management buyout.
Schemes could see huge reductions in their liabilities on a funding basis if the recent slowdown in life expectancy improvements becomes a long-term trend, according to PwC.
Sponsoring employers are increasingly updating mortality assumptions at a more frequent rate to keep on top of changes in pension liabilities, according to Mercer.
The funding level of defined benefit (DB) schemes improved by five percentage points in March on the back of a reduction in mortality improvements, JLT Employee Benefits has estimated.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes saw a £20bn reprieve on their deficits over the course of March, PwC's SkyVal index shows.
Mortality improvements have declined for yet another year, ducking previous estimates. James Phillips explores what this means for pension schemes
Higher health and social care spending between 2000 and 2010 may have caused a blip in longevity estimates by accelerating improvements, according to Barnett Waddingham.
This week we want to know if the pension system is better now than 20 years ago, and what has been the biggest development in pensions.
This week's top stories included coverage of a report which was highly critical of The Pensions Regulator, and a Supreme Court judgement would could see schemes having to provide death benefits to unmarried partners.
The ABI is charging too high fees for providers to take part in the pension dashboard and it would alienate smaller firms, the industry has said.
The collective defined benefit (DB) deficit could be slashed by £25bn if schemes used more accurate longevity assumptions, according to Club Vita.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz believe there should be higher scrutiny of advisers after the BHS fiasco.