Last December, FRC’s (Financial Reporting Council) Board for Actuarial Standards published a new version (2.0) of Technical Memorandum (TM1): Statutory Money Purchase Illustrations (SMPI). Two key areas of change embedded in the document is in the updating of mortality assumptions and the taking into account of potential investment returns when setting the long-term investment assumptions used in projections.
Posts Tagged ‘Imago’
Friday, January 20th, 2012
Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
Dunstan Thomas, published this week a 37-page eGuide entitled ‘The Changing Face of the Retirement Planning Market’, following extensive research of pensions-focused IFAs and product providers throughout this year.
The guide lays out the full findings of the most extensive research of the pensions market that the leading retirement planning administration software and services provider has ever conducted. Dunstan Thomas’ research probed the market’s views on all key developments likely to impact the market over the next two years.
Major step forward in strategy to build growth through focusing on ‘at retirement’ and workplace savings
Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Dunstan Thomas help power AEGON’s platform.
AEGON UK today announces it will enter the platform market later this year, as it accelerates its plans to focus on the ‘at retirement’ and workplace savings markets to drive future growth. This represents a significant investment in the company’s future development and underlines AEGON’s long-term commitment to the UK market.
CP 11/03 – Illustrations –“even though they are clearly a speculation and not a prediction, they can show the potential for variable returns and may help consumers with planning for future needs.”
Thursday, March 10th, 2011
Last month the FSA consultation paper CP 11/03 was released to improve pension scheme disclosure. In effect the consultation looks to ensure firms give consumers enough information about a product’s charges, risks and main features, so as to enable them to make an informed decision.
Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
Friday, April 2nd, 2010
We are toying with the idea of positioning Imago as an OEM product for Investment Administration platforms to adopt. This will allow them to better penetrate their core broker markets whilst providing a single branded proposition for their clients. I would be happy to have a powered by Imago as a comment in the vendors literature.
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007
Imago has been around for five years or so. It is time for a UI refresh. I want to find our more about UI technologies that we think are going to be around in 5 years time for instance.