Pension freedoms cause Standard Life to withdraw from open annuity market

Sixth provider to close doors since pension freedoms announced


Standard Life to review annuity sales following FCA investigation

Non-advised sales since July 2008 under scrutiny


UK firms split on interest rate hedging strategy

L&G has put its economic view on the pedestal, moving away from its rivals and challenging analysts who take Solvency II figures more seriously. Callum Tanner reports


Insurers' spend on EU lobbying rises 50%

Bill for 2015 tops €7m


PRA letters confirm transitional recalculation approvals

Published in the FCA financial services register in the last week


Standard Life ratio drops 8 points at half-year

Methodology change enabled group to recognise an additional £200m as surplus capital


Pressure grows for UK life insurers to adopt latest mortality data

Aviva, L&G, Prudential and Standard Life in line for profit boost, say analysts


Moody's cuts outlook on six UK life insurers

Prospects revised for L&G, Prudential UK, Standard Life, Royal London, Aviva and Scottish Widows


Standard Life and Aegon face renewed risk of Scottish secession

Referendum on independence might put relocation back on the table


The realities of Brexit for UK insurers

Market volatility should erode capital ratios, the possible loss of passporting rights may force restructuring and relocation – and regulation could well be tightened. Hugo Coelho reports