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2015 'most lethal year' for terrorism in Europe
The year 2015 was the deadliest for terrorist violence in Europe in nearly a decade, according to Aon Risk Solutions.
12th April 2016
Actuaries predict Ireland to win rugby's Six Nations Championship
Ireland is most likely to win the 2016 RBS Six Nations Championship, actuaries have said.
3rd February 2016
European Parliament approves IORP II
The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) of the European Parliament has approved the revised Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) Directive, on a vote of 47 to three.
27th January 2016
Low interest rates pose challenges for pensions, stress test finds
Prolonged period of low interests rates will create significant future challenges to the strength of pension schemes, according to the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA).
26th January 2016
UK retirees face poverty in adopting Australian or US spending habits
UK pensioners who take advantage of pension freedoms may run out of money within 10 years of their retirement if they adopt certain US or Australian spending behaviours.
4th November 2015
US employers increase DC contribution rates
More US employers have increased the amount they are paying into workplace pensions and are now matching contributions dollar-for-dollar, according to Aon Hewitt.
26th October 2015
Northern Europe is "much better prepared" for Solvency II
Insurers in northern Europe are better prepared for the Solvency II directive than their southern neighbours, according to qualitative data.
22nd October 2015
Bermuda makes 'substantial amendments' to insurance laws to meet Solvency II criteria
Bermuda has made substantial amendments to the regulations applicable to commercial insurers and reinsurers to comply with Solvency II rules.
23rd September 2015
Three in five US workers may not be able to retire at 65
Three in five workers in the US may not be saving enough to retire at the age of 65, according to a report by Aon Hewitt.
2nd September 2015
UK pensioners in Greece can receive state pensions 'in the usual way', says chancellor
Chancellor George Osborne has moved to allay the fears of UK expatriate pensioners in Greece caught up in the debt crisis.
2nd July 2015