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Youngsters set to benefit from new pension saving rules despite lack of awareness
Standard Life funding to help Samaritans continue answering calls this Christmas Day
Standard Life Appoints Helen Dean to Chair Master Trust Board and Gurmukh Hayre as trustee director
Average annuity rates continued to rise in Q3, according to the Standard Life Annuity Rate Tracker
Standard Life targets the next generation of Trustees with the launch of the Trustee Accelerator Programme
Research from Standard Life shows barriers for over 50s approaching retirement
Standard Life research highlights the pressure on parents
Standard Life analysis finds even a short payment pause could have big retirement consequences
Ahead of Pension Tracing Day, Standard Life finds many are unaware they can bring their pots together
Half of DB scheme trustees now have an endgame strategy but barriers to delivering it remain according to research from Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group
Standard Life sponsored research highlights falling financial confidence
Even relatively small contributions can be powerful, Standard Life finds
Pensions are bottom of the to-do list, but your future self might thank you for a quick check
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a £335 million Bulk Purchase Annuity (“BPA”) transaction with the London Stock Exchange Group Pension Scheme (“the Scheme”).
Standard Life’s new Retirement Voice report finds a mid-thirties financial turning point
Standard Life shares key pension points when moving from employed to self-employed
Standard Life research finds an underwhelmed response to the plans
Standard Life strengthens partnership with Moneyhub and announces plans to deliver commercial pensions dashboard
This Pensions Engagement Season, Standard Life analysis shows the long-term impact of different employer pension packages on retirement outcomes.
New research from Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has revealed stark misunderstandings about annuities, including their usage and value
Kunal Sood, comments on the half year success of Standard Life’s DB Solutions business as Phoenix Group publishes its half year financial results
Andy Curran, CEO of Standard Life, comments on Standard Life’s contribution to Phoenix Group’s Half Year Results 2023
Research from AKG, sponsored by Standard Life shows scale of family concern
Standard Life analysis highlights the potential power of compound investment growth
Andrew takes up the role of Communications & Engagement Value for Money Lead on the IGC.
Standard Life outlines the benefits of different savings options for both-short and long-term
Standard Life’s Search Radar shows 172% increase in searches for the best savings account in July
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, today announces the launch of the Standard Life Pension Annuity, designed to meet an increasing need for certainty and security among those approaching or at retirement
As long mortgage terms gain popularity, Standard Life analysis highlights the retirement trade-off
Improvements in funding levels have accelerated the need for many Defined Benefit (DB) pension trustees to consider the illiquid assets in their schemes, according to research from Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group.
What you should know to protect your long-term savings
AKG research, sponsored by Standard Life, highlights the UK’s continued cost-of-living pressure
A surge in bulk annuity deals is anticipated over the next five years, with over four fifths (86%) of pension scheme trustees expecting to approach an insurer in the next five years, according to new research from Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group.
Dedicated investment solutions’ expertise for Standard Life’s workplace business
Standard Life highlights the impact of current market conditions on different investments
Kunal Sood, Managing Director of Defined Benefit Solutions & Reinsurance at Standard Life identifies key trends in the DB de-risking market during the second half 2023
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a £1.2 billion Bulk Purchase Annuity transaction covering c. 20,200 members of the Mitchells & Butlers Pension Plan
Splashing the (tax free) cash: Over 55s expect to spend a third of their pension Tax Free Cash within six months of withdrawal
Standard Life Annuity Rate Tracker shows rates have increased by 20% since June 2022 with a total increase of 48% since the start of 2022
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has announced two new senior appointments into the Commercial team that supports its Retirement Solutions business
Winners selected for their innovative approach to engaging people with their pensions
Amy’s appointment cements Standard Life’s commitment to driving a market-leading customer experience
Our view on the consultations, responses and policy papers published on the 11th July
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a £1 billion Bulk Purchase Annuity (“BPA”) transaction covering two schemes, the Chubb Pension Plan and the Chubb Security Pension Fund.
Standard Life analysis finds people willing to stay away from their cash to avoid IHT.
Andrew Pearson’s appointment cements Standard Life’s Financial Wellbeing focus
Standard Life analysis demonstrates the benefit of consistent saving through a career.
Standard Life analysis shows why you should think about your pension package before accepting a job offer.
Warren Bright’s arrival further strengthens the Retail Advised team.
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a £80 million Bulk Purchase Annuity transaction with the MGM Assurance Staff Pension Plan
State Pension top-up scheme and Budget lifetime allowance changes drive increase in internet searches
Standard Life research finds a Tax Free Cash knowledge gap
1.5 million workplace pension scheme members set to benefit Money Mindset, Standard Life’s open finance tool
Joint initiative with Scottish Financial Enterprise brings industry together to drive good outcomes for vulnerable customers
Ahead of this week’s inflation figures, Standard Life analysis highlights the hit to cash-based savings
Standard Life calculations show six-figure benefit of saving early
Standard Life research explores a cause of the UK’s gender pension gap
Standard Life’s guide to understanding tax when you access your pension
Award winning Master Trust extended to employers and trustees of Single Employer Own Trust Schemes
Standard Life research highlights the cost of growing up
Standard Life analysis highlights long-term impact of small payment increases
Standard Life research finds concerns around financial security could explain the gap
Standard Life’s latest Search Radar show a huge increase in searches for both versus 2022
Standard Life research finds majority of advisers happy with the pension changes but wary of banking on the LTA removal remaining
Standard Life research highlights the country’s pension knowledge gap, and what we can do about it
Standard Life analysis shows switching from full-time work to working part-time 3 days a week could lead to £119,000 less in retirement
45% of IFAs report increase in enquiries following Budget pension bombshell
Standard Life’s guide to claiming your full entitlement as benefits rise with inflation
Rise in the State Pension will be welcome, but Standard Life analysis highlights the potential tax implications
Standard Life’s research highlights challenges concerning financial advisers
Standard Life’s view as the Value for Money, Collective Defined Contribution and Small Pots Consultations close
This year FinTech firms will work with Standard Life to boost engagement with responsible investing
Standard Life offers tips on how to maximise your pension savings this tax year, and how to prepare for the new one
Standard Life analysis highlights the benefits of seeking advice and planning ahead for retirement
Appointment extends Independent Governance Committee members to seven
Recent analysis found 13% of retirees still rent of pay a mortgage, and could struggle as rates reach 4.25%
Standard Life research shows a generational divide
As the FTSE 100 reaches record high, Standard Life analysis puts market fluctuations in context
Standard Life analysis highlights extent of the State Pension knowledge gap
Standard Life analysis shows how financial uncertainty has led to a greater need for pension advice and guidance
Standard Life analysis shows how rising saving returns and falling inflation could combine to help savers
Standard Life favours a ‘pot follows member’ solution to the issue
Claire Altman, Managing Director for Individual Retirement at Standard Life has commented on the Consultation on a policy framework for broadening Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) provision.
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, today announces a senior promotion within its Retirement Solutions business
Standard Life analysis reveals consumer need for pension information
The rise from 55 to 57 is controversial but Standard Life analysis shows how it could help you in retirement
Standard Life help answer questions on the tax return and discuss why you should think of your pension
Standard Life research reveals extent of the damage- and tips on how to get some confidence back
Standard Life shares ways to get your finances ready for the new year
Analysis reveals the proportion of pension income that will come from the state pensions for different sized pension pots
New findings from Standard Life’s Retirement Voice study, capturing the views and attitudes to retirement planning and finances.
New virtual reality technology joins suite of technology to bring challenges faced by savers to life
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has appointed Equiniti, to carry out administration of both buy-in and buy-out BPA (bulk purchase annuity) policies.
New analysis from Standard Life shows increasing interest in annuities as rates climb by around 50% since the start of the year
1.5 million members invested in sustainable multi asset solutions, marks sustainable milestone for Standard Life
Standard Life share guide to help ensure you are receiving your full state pension entitlement
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a £200m Bulk Purchase Annuity transaction with Agfa UK Group Pension Plan.
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has appointed Dean Butler to the newly created role of Managing Director of Retail Direct, signalling its continued investment in its Pensions and Savings business.
Kunal Sood has been promoted Managing Director of Defined Benefit Solutions and Reinsurance, responsible for driving growth of Standard Life’s Bulk Purchase Annuity (BPA) business. He will take over from Justin Grainger, who has been promoted to Commercial Finance Director.
With the value of lost pots soaring, Standard Life offers tips to help you keep on top of your pension savings.
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a 530m GBP Bulk Purchase Annuity transaction covering c.3000 members of the Cobham Pension Plan
This pension Engagement Season, ensure you are getting the most out of your retirement savings
Research commissioned by Standard Life highlights need for further auto-enrolment engagement strategies
Standard Life has been selected as the new headline partner for Cancer Research UK's Race for Life. Combined with a new TV ad, the activity represents the most significant investment in Standard Life since the brand was acquired by Phoenix Group
With auto-enrolment reaching its 10th anniversary, pension engagement differs across demographics
Rachel Haworth, Jo Hill, and Andrew Milligan join IGC overseeing interests of 2.5 million workplace personal pension scheme members
Standard Life highlights the potential impact of updated auto-enrolment rules on retirement outcomes
Analysis of government figures by Standard Life reveals the pot size needed- and with rising annuity rates, it’s not all bad news
Standard Life analysis shows saving as early as possible has a positive impact, but there are trade-offs between near and longer-term financial priorities in the current climate
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a 1bn GBP Bulk Purchase Annuity transaction covering c.13,000 members of the WH Smith Pension Trust
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a 150m GBP Bulk Purchase Annuity transaction covering 1,300 members of the Sappi UK Pension Scheme
Standard Life highlights the long-term implications of pausing pension contributions during the cost-of-living crisis - a year-long break could be costly
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a 680 million GBP Bulk Purchase Annuity transaction covering c8,000 members of the Whitbread Group Pension Fund
Standard Life shares mistakes it's important to avoid while you plan for retirement.
Standard Life is introducing a series of upgrades to its pension pricing and revamping its digital services as part of strategic plans to rejuvenate proposition and service capability for financial advisers.
New Analysis from Standard Life shows impact of sustained high inflation on savers
Appointment marks renewed investment, focus and commitment to the intermediary marketplace
Standard Life Completes the switch of 87,000 Master Trust members to its new sustainable fund, Sustainable Multi Asset
UK adults risk potential financial shortfall in later life by focusing on initial, active phase of retirement - New Research from Standard Life reveals
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a 175M GBP bulk purchase annuity transaction covering all members of the Findel Group Pension Fund
Insight from Standard Life reveals that as many as 20% of young adults aged 18 to 24 have already made a Will.
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, announces the appointment of three hires to its Defined Benefit Solutions business, strengthening the company's Bulk Purchase Annuity capabilities.
The new initiative will examine the challenges people face regarding retirement income and identify approaches being used globally
The Standard Life Workplace Savings Proposition in partnership with Cushon will provide employers with the option of offering their employees access to a range of savings options from Individual Savings Account (ISA) and Lifetime ISA (LISA) to Junior ISA (JISA) and a General Investment Account (GIA).
Client Analytics' enhanced functionality gives employers, trustees and advisers unprecedented insight into the expected Retirement Living Standards of their workplace pension scheme members
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has concluded a 1.7bn GBP bulk purchase annuity transaction covering all members of the Gallaher Pension Scheme ("the Scheme").
Phoenix Group completes 4.0 billion of Bulk Purchase Annuity transactions in H2 2021
Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has completed a 1.8bn GBP Bulk Purchase Annuity (BPA) transaction covering c.6,600 pensioner members.
Standard Life Home Finance, a brand used by Key Group as part of its partnership with Standard Life, today announces the launch details of a new range of innovative Lifetime Mortgage products.
Standard Life completes 130 million pound full scheme buy-in for 900 PerkinElmer scheme members
Gen Z's caring nature revealed as 62% happy to spend less now to help their children and loved ones in future
Investment plans unveiled for iconic Standard Life brand following purchase by Phoenix Group
Standard Life announces a strategic agreement with Key Group to launch a Lifetime Mortgage product range called Standard Life Home Finance.
Property ladder boost for Pension Scheme Members as Standard Life launches Homebuyer Hub.
A third of Gen Xers not confident they'll be able to work for as long as they need to fund their retirement
Nearly one in three Generation X members (those born between 1965 and 1980) face financial hardship in retirement due to having inadequate pension savings.
Standard Life continues to enhance its workplace DC pension proposition with the launch of In-Scheme Drawdown for 1.5 million members.
Standard Life is expanding the range of Responsible Investment funds it offers to pension savers.
Standard Life Assurance Limited today announces three new board appointments to the Standard Life Master Trust Co Ltd (SLMTC).
Standard Life Assurance Limited today announces it has received authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for its two master trusts.