5 reasons why Government abandoned secondary annuity market

...and one reason to be disappointed! The Government has announced that, after eighteen months in consultation and preparation, the planned launch of a secondary annuity market in 2017 is not now going to happen. The Treasury was right to suggest that the practical barriers to putting appropriate protection in place for the many would outweigh the disappointment of the few.

Actuarial Post Awards - Vote Now!

Every year we are amazed at the huge number of people nominating in our awards - each year the number just gets bigger and bigger. The nominations have been tallied and you can now vote for the individuals shortlisted - the shortlist was in itself hard to compile as there were so many people nominated, it just goes to show how many talented people there are in our industry. Voting is officially now open!

Auto Enrolment: The Journey So Far

The great experiment in ‘nudge’ theory – auto enrolment –is well and truly proving its worth. Unlike many hotel chains still battling to save the planet by reducing towel washes, this financial nudge has been an unparalleled success in getting more people saving for the long term. According to the Pensions Regulator, we now have over 6.5m people enrolled into their workplace pensions by over 200,000 employers.

TPR continues tougher approach and fines more trustees


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