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Three-quarters of UK pension schemes set to use contingency funding
Three in four defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK are set to use contingency funding to manage their risks amid significant changes to the economic and regulatory environment.
Friday 26th March 2021
Pension schemes could be overestimating liabilities by 3.5%
UK pension schemes could be overestimating their liabilities by up to 3.5% as a result of their failure to consider the long-term impacts of COVID-19, research by the XPS Pensions Group suggests.
Monday 22nd March 2021
Pension longevity risk transfers hit record high
UK pension schemes completed a record £55.8bn of longevity risk transfers with insurers last year, up from the previous high of £51.6bn set in 2019.
Friday 19th March 2021
TPR opens consultation on new code of practice
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today opened a consultation on plans to create a single code of practice that is clearer and more accessible than existing guidelines.
Wednesday 17th March 2021
Pension funds kept in the dark on voting information
Asset managers are keeping UK pension funds in the dark on how they exercise their voting rights and engage with the companies they invest in, a study by Dalriada Trustees has found.
Tuesday 16th March 2021
Canada tops global ranking for pension transparency
Canada has topped a ranking of 15 countries for the transparency of its pension scheme disclosures, with the UK in sixth position.
Monday 15th March 2021
CMI model shows modest fall in life expectancy
he Continuous Mortality Investigation's (CMI) latest model shows that the UK's 65-year-olds have experienced a modest fall in life expectancy following the outbreak of COVID-19.
Tuesday 9th March 2021
Interview Paul Johnson: Rising to the occasion
Paul Johnson talks to Stephen Hyams about UK pensions, how the current turbulent period could impact the economy, and tackling climate change
Wednesday 3rd March 2021
Insurers boost female representation on boards
The UK's insurance and long-term savings industry has made progress boosting female representation at senior levels over the last two years, figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) reveal.
Monday 1st March 2021
Quarter of UK pension schemes unprepared for cyber breach
One-quarter of UK pension schemes do not have an adequate cybercrime breach plan, despite the threat being recognised as one the top risks they face, a new survey has uncovered.
Wednesday 24th February 2021