Matthew Edwards believes uncertainty over future life expectancy necessitates a new approach.
Defined benefit scheme (DB) trustees and sponsors need to think more about how factors such as vaping and obesity will affect longevity risk, according to Mercer.
Deferred members dominate the DB universe but the high cost of insuring them makes bulk annuities out of reach for many schemes, even more so since the introduction of Solvency II. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores what schemes can do.
Club Vita has joined forces with Legal & General (L&G) to make longevity insurance solutions more accessible for smaller defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
Partnership's director of defined benefit (DB) solutions Costas Yiasoumi has left the firm after two years and has been replaced by Tim Coulson.
Financier Edmund Truell believes he can protect British Steel benefits. Michael Klimes examines the details
Mortality studies are increasingly seen as a method for trustees and companies to better understand scheme membership life expectancy. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores how this can help companies make better financial decisions.
KPMG has introduced a longevity projection model used by insurers to help improve its understanding of the future risks of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
The Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the mortality projections used by pension schemes.
This week we want to know if the industry takes the security the Pensions Protection Fund (PPF) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) provide to pensioners for granted.
Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) has completed its third longevity reinsurance deal with the Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) for the Aon Retirement Plan.
Longevity risk remains a top concern for a quarter of pension professionals according to research by State Street.
Helen Morrissey asks whether the current low interest rate environment is here to stay.
Macquarie University has been appointed by the Life & Longevity Markets Association (LLMA) to lead a project on assessing basis risk for longevity transactions.
Prudential Retirement Insurance and Annuity Company (PRIAC) and Legal & General (L&G) have completed their third longevity reinsurance transaction since October 2014.
DB is to become more costly under reforms to NI contributions. PP looks at the options for sponsors.
People should receive their wake up packs earlier to make good retirement decisions according to PP research.
Smaller schemes are increasingly looking to benefit from longevity de-risking opportunities offered through swaps and bulk annuities, accordingly to JLT Employee Benefits.
Allowing certain women to access their state pension early would have little or no benefit for those affected by the rise in age, according to Royal London's Steve Webb.
Retirees can benefit from combining annuity and drawdown into their investment portfolio to avoid significant financial hardship in old age, according to a study.
Lack of pension saving and lingering debts will mean many employees over 50 will be forced to put their retirement plans on hold, according to research by Aviva.
PP looks at a potential solution to the cashflow problem as schemes mature.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has started a probe to explore the economic effects of allowing certain women to draw their state pension early.
Women affected by the increase in state pension age from 63 to 66 could access their savings early if they accept lower weekly payments, according to MPs.