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  • UK pension risk transfer demand could soar to £100bn

    09 April 2021

    LCP says insurers need to be prepared for the volumes of pension risk transfer business it expects later in this decade. Ronan McCaughey explains why there is such an upbeat outlook for the sector

  • The new risks emerging from remote working

    05 January 2021

    The long-term effects of relocating staff from offices to their homes, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, are beginning to be understood. Risk managers have been satisfied in some respects, but deep concerns about staff wellbeing and the impacts on culture remain. Christopher Cundy reports

  • Three pension insurer CEOs join ABI board

    09 November 2020

    Tracy Blackwell, Addy Loudiadis and Andy Curran are the appointees

  • PIC's profits and deal volumes drop in H1

    10 September 2020

    But bulk annuity provider continues to expand business despite Covid-19 disruption

  • UK insurers fight for tougher rules for pension superfunds

    18 June 2020

    DB consolidation vehicles given greenlight to operate

  • UK insurance industry to raise £100m to fight Covid-19

    18 May 2020

    Supporters include Lloyd's of London and Aviva

  • PIC completes second buy-in with Co-op

    15 April 2020

    The £400m deal covers 2,000 pension scheme members

  • PIC secures £250m buy-in, confident of further deals

    31 March 2020

    Second buy-in deal with WPP concluded before coronavirus crisis hit

  • PIC's operating profits boosted by growing business

    09 March 2020

    Financial investments grow 30% to £40.9m

  • Three lines of defence: a necessity or a nuisance?

    06 March 2020

    The three lines of defence model has become a fixture for enterprise risk management in the insurance sector. But after nearly two decades since its introduction, does the model still have a place within the insurance industry or are changes needed? Paul Walsh investigates