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  • Pension saving of over 7% of pay doubles

    Added: Wed, 11/03/2020 - 18:04
    The number of private sector employees putting more than 7% of their salaries into a pension doubled between 2011 and 2018 in the UK.
  • Budget 2020: Pension tax allowance changes unveiled

    Added: Wed, 11/03/2020 - 16:51
    The threshold for tax charges on pension saving in the UK has been significantly increased today in chancellor Rishi Sunak's first budget.
  • Aon to buy Willis Towers Watson

    Added: Wed, 11/03/2020 - 15:00
    Aon has announced that it will buy Willis Towers Watson (WTW), combining the world's second and third-largest insurance brokers to create an £80bn organisation.
  • PLSA calls on pensions to do more on climate change

    Added: Wed, 11/03/2020 - 14:46
    The chair of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has urged the UK's pension industry to go beyond minimum compliance on tackling the financial risks posed by climate change.
  • Asset managers ranked on ESG

    Added: Mon, 09/03/2020 - 11:13
    Robeco has topped an international ranking of asset managers for its work incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into its investments.
  • Pensions losing £6bn a year to fraud

    Added: Wed, 04/03/2020 - 15:50
    The UK's pension sector faces a critical risk from fraud, and is currently losing upwards of £6bn every year, according to national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm Crowe.
  • Minor IFRS 17 amendments proposed

    Added: Wed, 04/03/2020 - 14:00
    The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has proposed a series of minor amendments to IFRS 17 to minimise disruption over the implementation period.
  • Strongest mortality improvements recorded since 2011

    Added: Wed, 04/03/2020 - 11:49
    Mortality rates in England and Wales were 3.8% lower last year than in 2018 on average, which was the largest annual improvement recorded since 2011.
  • Coronavirus helps add £100bn to UK DB pension deficits in just one week

    Added: Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:04
    Deficits at defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK increased by around £100bn in the final week of February as coronavirus hit global financial markets.
  • Life expectancy declines for UK's poorest women

    Added: Tue, 25/02/2020 - 11:52
    Life expectancy has failed to increase in the UK over the last decade for the first time in more than 100 years, and has actually decreased for the poorest 10% of women.


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