Tag Archives: Ageing Population

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 »

‘Will you still need me, will you still feed me When I’m sixty-four?’

Equities Forum 29/06/2017  

Scary stats abound around the ageing population and many column inches have been dedicated to the burden this will place on the health service and the pension system. But older… Read more »