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The Employment Tribunal has concluded in a case concerning the transitional arrangements for the 2015 Firefighter’s Pension Scheme that these arrangements did not discriminate on the grounds of age,...
On 8 February, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an unmarried cohabitant is eligible to receive a survivor’s pension under the Local Government Pension Scheme for Northern Ireland (...
Pension scheme trustees are highly educated and financially literate but lack diversity according to research by Aon Hewitt in partnership with Leeds University Business School. The first report on...
Pension scheme should review the emerging lower rates of UK mortality improvement in order that they ensure fair pricing of longevity insurance, advises Aon Hewitt Analysis of reinsurance pricing...
Pre-negotiated legal contracts and standardised off-the-shelf processes are two of the major evolutionary developments that are continuing to shape the longevity hedging and bulk annuity markets,...
The inauguration of Trump has cancelled out the effects of Brexit for UK DB schemes. The collective UK Defined Benefit (DB) pension scheme deficit is back below £790bn, from an all-time high in...
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, has concluded a pension insurance buy-in with the Trustee of the Alcatel-Lucent Pension Scheme for a...
Over £30bn of liabilities will be insured in 2017, through buyins, buyouts and longevity swaps, according to Willis Towers Watson. This will be a return to the levels of activity observed in 2014 (£...
The aggregate deficit of the 5,794 schemes in the PPF 7800 Index has increased to £223.9bn at the end of December 2016, from a deficit of £194.7bn at the end of November 2016. The funding ratio...
Strong pipelines, greater engagement from smaller schemes and innovation driving improved buy-in affordability are some of the key developments expected to feature in the de-risking market in 2017,...