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Savers unaware their pensions could be driving climate change
Most savers in the UK have no idea where their pension is invested and that their money could be driving climate change, a YouGov poll has uncovered.
Wednesday 12th May 2021
Staying the course: how pooled annuity funds are proving an attractive alternative
Thomas Bernhardt and Catherine Donnelly describe how pooled annuity funds are an attractive alternative to lifetime annuities and income drawdown in providing a retirement income for life
Wednesday 5th May 2021
Are guarantees in retail products falling out of favour?
Brandon Horwitz considers whether guarantees in retail products have a future in the UK
Wednesday 5th May 2021
Alarm raised over retirement savings shortfall
Many more members of defined contribution (DC) pension schemes are heading to retirement with inadequate savings than previously thought due to outdated modelling, new analysis suggests.
Wednesday 28th April 2021
Professional pension trustee market grows rapidly
Professional trustee firms are growing in size and influence as they become more prevalent on boards and increasingly take sole responsibility for running UK pension funds, new research by Isio has uncovered.
Tuesday 27th April 2021
IFoA unveils findings of its Great Risk Transfer campaign
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has today published practical solutions for how individuals can take greater control of their finances following its Great Risk Transfer campaign.
Wednesday 21st April 2021
COVID-19 unlikely to lead to large reduction in pension liabilities
The UK's defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are unlikely to see a large fall in their liabilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, research by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) suggests.
Tuesday 20th April 2021
TPR publishes new climate change strategy
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published new guidance to help pension scheme trustees manage the financial risks of climate change after warning that retirement savings are at risk.
Tuesday 13th April 2021
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