Pensions

Male deaths twice that of females below age 65

BlogsAugust 06 2020

A graph published by the ONS caught my eye today (I won’t tell you which group I fall in!). If you look at the overall number of deaths in England & Wales where COVID-19 is listed on the death certificate then some 55% are male. But that is clearly not telling the whole story.

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Pensions

Bulk annuity market heading for £20bn – £30bn in 2020

Risk Transfer NewsAugust 05 2020

Bulk annuity pricing continues to be cheaper than holding gilts to back pensioner in payment liabilities. For deferred members the cost of a bulk annuity continues to be greater than using gilts. Schemes can obtain quotations from both insurers and DB superfunds to compare the options.

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Pensions

XPS Pensions Group announces Paul Armitage as the new Head for The National Pension Trust

Media ReleaseAugust 05 2020

Paul Armitage has become the new Head of XPS’ National Pension Trust (NPT).  Paul was formerly Head of Distribution at NPT and he takes over from Dave Hodges who retired earlier this year.

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Date Topic Title Publication type
Date: August 06 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: Male deaths twice that of females below age 65 Publication type: Blogs
Date: August 05 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: Bulk annuity market heading for £20bn – £30bn in 2020 Publication type: Risk Transfer News
Date: August 05 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: XPS Pensions Group announces Paul Armitage as the new Head for The National Pension Trust Publication type: Media Release
Date: July 31 2020 Topic: Investment Title: Investment Market Update for UK Pension Schemes Publication type: Videos
Date: July 30 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: XPS Fund Manager Conference reveals 85% Asset Managers believe Economic Recovery is at least Two Years Away Publication type: Media Release