All of us at the International Longevity Centre – UK would like to wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year. We would also like to take this opportunity to introduce the latest member of our Partners Programme, Hymans Robertson LLP. After many years of close collaboration, we are delighted to welcome Hymans Robertson, a leading independent pensions consultancy, as Partners.

Emma McWilliam, Senior Life Consulting Actuary at Hymans Robertson said:

'Hymans Robertson is delighted to join ILC-UK's Partners Programme. Whilst living a long age is to be celebrated, longevity causes challenges for pension schemes, insurers and society at large.

We look forward to improving awareness and understanding of how best to manage longevity, as well as contributing to the shaping of bespoke products and services to meet our aim of enabling certain financial futures.

Our leading developments such as Club Vita, one of the richest longevity datasets of its kind, and Guided Outcomes, an award-winning innovation to help pensioners achieve their retirement goals, will allow us to contribute valuable insights and help deliver the solutions needed to tackle the issues of demographic change'.

They will now join Anchor, Audley, Aviva, Equiniti Paymaster, Legal & General, Partnership, Prudential and Retirement Advantage in being the first to receive new original research; in interacting with policy makers, opinion formers and prospective clients; and in having the ILC-UK team at their disposal to discuss policy and research developments.

You can read about the advantages of joining our Partners Programme in our new brochure. The price of corporate membership quoted as coming into effect from January 2016 has now been postponed until 1st April 2016.

Click to read our new Partners Programme brochure

For any questions about the programme, please contact David Sinclair at


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