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Pensions

  • Climate risk to pension savings ©Shutterstock FTSE 100 pension schemes 'highly exposed' to climate changeFTSE 100 companies are leaving their workers' pension savings highly exposed to the potential impacts of climate change, research from ShareAction has revealed. Friday, February 15, 2019
  • p28-29_ikon_62000041-(1) Keeping promisesSimon Brimblecombe examines issues around actuarial assessment of social security retirement schemes. Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • fig-1 Dynamic discountingCorporate bonds provide a good matching investment strategy in a defined benefit pension scheme, says Sathish Umapathy but a new approach to discounting the liabilities is needed Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Lord-Paul-Myners_DSF7974-©Peter-Searle- Interview: Lord Paul MynersLord Paul Myners talks with Stephen Hyams about the economic outlook, Brexit, fintech, short-termism in investments and pension matters Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • web_piggy_bank_iStock-543813814.png Majority of DB pension schemes in deficit, PPF warnsAlmost two-thirds of the UK's defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are running at a deficit, despite funding increasing to the highest levels recorded since 2014. Tuesday, December 4, 2018
  • GMP equalisation "could take years" ©iStock Pension industry split on how to deal with GMP equalisationThe pension industry is split on how to deal with guaranteed minimum pensions (GMP) equalisation following a landmark ruling that could add billions to UK schemes' liabilities. Wednesday, November 28, 2018
  • Holding-piggy-bank--Shutterstock Stopping the gapKate Smith highlights the gap in pension savings between women and men, and examines the reasons behind it. Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • Actuary Collage Can we help consumers avoid running out of money in retirement?Pensions are all about providing an income for life, right? Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • HIRES_shutterstock_1141509668new2.jpg When cash becomes kingJohn McAleer and Graham Wardle of the Running Off Mature Schemes Working Party discuss the rise of cashflow driven investment. Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • ©iStock Longevity: Moving into the slow laneAfter consecutive decades of improvement, longevity is stalling. Matthew Edwards looks at the factors involved. Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Actuaries in pensions

Pensions actuaries work with other specialists, such as pensions lawyers and administrators, to help different pension schemes meet the needs of trustees, employers and scheme members.

As schemes will be affected by the investment market, and changing legislation and regulation, an actuary is on hand to provide specialist advice

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