Can the slowdown in UK life expectancy save company pension deficits?

Equities Forum 25/08/2017  

Earlier this year, data from the UK’s Continuous Mortality Investigation Mortality Projections Committee showed that life expectancy improvements have slowed dramatically. Initially thought to be a blip in the data,… Read more »

The nonsense of pension fund accounting

Equities Forum 11/08/2017  

Last October, my colleague Tom Dobell wrote about the absurdity of how companies are forced to treat their long-term pension liabilities. After another couple of reporting periods characterised by falling… Read more »

Pensions: unrealistic assumptions for tomorrow cause real pain today

Equities Forum 12/10/2016  

Pensions are long-term obligations. Falling interest rates have affected both the way that companies calculate the size of these liabilities, but also the assumed growth rates of the assets that… Read more »

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