We welcome the effort that the FCA has put into the TR16/2 review - focusing on good customer outcomes has always been important for well-run life insurers, and we agree with the FCA that it is important that all customers should be considered throughout the duration of their policy.
It was a relatively quiet start to the year for the UK bulk annuity market in terms of transactions with pension schemes, following the significant activity at the end of 2015.
Welcome to the second PerioDiC - a newsletter summarising the trustee, company, and other elements to be aware of which help with running a defined contribution (DC) scheme.
In this issue of News on Pensions we discuss updates from The Pensions Regulator, we review the results from the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's quantitative assessment and bring you a round-up of the latest news from across the industry.
Projecting mortality trends is inherently uncertain and limited data makes this even more challenging. Can analysis of past trends in international data help us to better predict future trends in UK mortality rates?
This technical takeaway complements the self-invested pensions update given during our seminars held in April and May 2016 including articles on this year’s budget, Annual Allowance, Lifetime Allowance, Auto-Enrolment and FURBS.