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Standard looks at annuity sell-off

Standard Life is considering a sale of part of its annuity portfolio, which is worth up to £12bn. It says it is looking at a range of options, including a reinsurance deal, a move to hedge some of the risks or a sale of part of the portfolio.

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(Another) downhill stroll — retirement planning

A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning. It should be remembered that we are in a period of genuine flux here given that the default retirement age was scrapped three years ago, and new pension freedoms come online in April. Both of these alterations will have a huge impact on how employees plan for their retirement.

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