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News and reports

If you want to know all the latest news about retirement, you’re in exactly the right place. We’ll add links to recent developments that may affect your retirement, so keep checking back to find out what’s happening. In fact you may want to bookmark this page.

Retirement Reports

Every quarter, we publish an Aviva Retirement Report, which gives a revealing snapshot into the fears and worries of people aged 55 and over. Here's a summary of each of the reports so far:

A message for our customers

Published December 2013 1664 views | 2.4 average rating

You may have seen recent articles in the press, we wanted to offer you some reassurance. … Read more about A message for our customers

The financial wisdom of the retired

Published October 2013 1087 views | 2 average rating

Our autumn 2013 Real Retirement report reveals the financial wisdom of the retired, looking at their regrets and career choices, and asking what the ingredients of a happy retirement are.… Read more about The financial wisdom of the retired

The changing shape of inheritance

Published May 2013 1404 views | 1 average rating

The passing of wealth from generation to generation is a time-honoured tradition, but one that is threatened by current financial and social pressures. For many over-55s, funding retirement and long-term care is becoming increasingly difficult...… Read more about The changing shape of inheritance

Three simple steps to a better retirement income

Published March 2013 7603 views | 4.3 average rating

Read about the three things you should do before you buy an annuity…… Read more about Three simple steps to a better retirement income

How can we make retirement better?

Published February 2013 6427 views | 1 average rating

The latest Rethinking Retirement in the UK report looks at how we can help retirees plan the best retirement they can, and identifies four things the industry could do better.… Read more about How can we make retirement better?

The UK’s grey volunteer army

Published December 2012 6644 views | 4.3 average rating

The winter Real Retirement report looks at how people spend their time once they finish full-time work. … Read more about The UK’s grey volunteer army

Retirement seminar November '12

Published November 2012 6451 views | 4 average rating

If you have questions about preparing for retirement, you may find our latest retirement seminar useful. … Read more about Retirement seminar November '12

The role of employers in the gateway to retirement

Published July 2012 7615 views | 3.4 average rating

In the latest issue, we look at the transition between employment and retirement. … Read more about The role of employers in the gateway to retirement

The age of generosity - the cost of supporting family and friends

Published March 2012 7710 views | 3.3 average rating

The latest Real Retirement report highlights how much support over-55s are offering their family and friends… Read more about The age of generosity - the cost of supporting family and friends

2011 an annus horribilis for over-55s

Published December 2011 7344 views | 3.7 average rating

Despite a quarter on quarter rise in income and savings, the UK's over-55s are now significantly poorer than they were 12 months ago… Read more about 2011 an annus horribilis for over-55s

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