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UK workplace pension saving hits new heights
The number of UK employees saving for retirement through a workplace pension has skyrocketed since automatic enrolment came into effect eight years ago.
22nd June 2020
Unfriend Coal campaign targets oil and gas insurers
The Unfriend Coal campaign has widened its scope and will now urge insurers to cut ties with all new fossil fuel projects that are inconsistent with international climate targets.
19th June 2020
Investors urge governments not to lose sight of climate challenge
A group of investors managing trillions of dollars in assets has issued a statement to governments calling for a sustainable economic response to coronavirus that helps tackle climate change.
6th May 2020
FTSE 350 pensions return to deficit
The accounting position of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes at the UK's 350 largest listed companies returned to a deficit at the end of last month as COVID-19 continued to hit the economy.
5th May 2020
UK pensions suffer record losses
UK pension funds endured their worst-ever quarterly performance in the first three months of this year as the coronavirus outbreak devastated global stock markets.
4th May 2020
COVID-19 general insurance losses of up to $80bn forecast
The coronavirus crisis could result in general insurance losses of up to $80bn (£64bn) across key classes in the UK and US, new research by Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has suggested.
4th May 2020
Insurers urged to champion green COVID-19 recovery
Global insurers must use their expertise as professional risk managers to champion a fair and green economic response to the coronavirus crisis, a group of NGOs has urged.
30th April 2020
Pension schemes to issue COVID-19 transfer warnings
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have been told to warn members that transferring to a defined contribution (DC) scheme during the COVID-19 pandemic is unlikely to be in their long-term interests.
30th April 2020
Insurers expect £1.2bn in COVID-19 payouts
UK insurance companies expect to pay over £1.2bn in support for businesses and individuals affected by the COVID-19 crisis, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed.
27th April 2020
Coronavirus 'green zones' proposed
Dividing countries into 'green zones' with low levels of coronavirus risk, and gradually joining them together, could see social and economic interaction returned to normal within two months, a new study suggests.
24th April 2020