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De-risking too far?
Simon Willes explains why investment de-risking a pension scheme without regard to employer covenant may not lead to optimal member outcomes
9th September 2019
Cyber insurance payout rate hits 99%
A whopping 99% of claims made on cyber insurance policies were paid out in the UK last year, according to research by the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
9th August 2019
Financial services stand to gain most from low-carbon transition
The financial sector is set to gain most from creating new sustainable products and services in response to climate change, a groundbreaking international study has revealed.
4th June 2019
GDPR results in 56m worth of fines
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has resulted in 56m (£49m) worth of fines since it came into force last May, insurance broker Marsh has revealed.
24th May 2019
Pension scheme trustees warned of chair statement rules
Pension scheme trustees must produce a chairs statement that is compliant with the law or face mandatory fines, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) has warned today.
23rd April 2019
Insurers urged to offer real-time services as 'post-digital' era looms
Insurers will have to offer personalised policies delivered in real-time if they are to thrive in a post digital era, consultancy firm Accenture has warned.
12th April 2019
Government gives green light to pension dashboards in 2019
UK savers will soon be able to see all their pension savings in one place after the government today unveiled proposals for a series of dashboards that could come online later this year.
4th April 2019
Failure to scale automation technology hindering returns, KPMG warns
Strong investment in intelligent automation (IA) technology has failed to deliver fast enough returns, with many projects stuck in pilot mode as firms struggle to scale.
2nd April 2019
New pension funding code could raise deficits by £100bn
An updated funding code due in 2020 could add £100bn to defined benefit (DB) pension scheme deficits in the UK and cause employer contributions to double, KPMG analysis has revealed.
29th March 2019
Financial services sector pessimism rises as growth falls
UK financial services have suffered another quarter of falling business volumes, with growth in the investment management sector declining faster than at any point since the end of 2008.
28th March 2019