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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
4 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Pensions Dashboard, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Savings
Professional Pensions has published the latest edition of Pensions Buzz, a weekly survey which monitors the attitudes and opinions of the industry. This edition's questions include:
  • Is the Department for Work and Pensions right to launch the dashboard on a voluntary participation basis?;
  • The DWP has said it expects the majority of schemes to be providing data to the dashboard by 2023. Do you believe this is feasible?;
  • The PPF Purple Book says the average recovery plan length is 7.8 years. Do you believe this is: too long; about right; or too short?;
  • Should saving into a pension be compulsory?; and
  • What should be the top priority for pensions in 2019?
251132874 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
FTSE 350 pension deficit narrows to £17bn
FTSE 350 pension deficit narrows to £17bn
Mercer
4 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the latest Mercer Pension Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting position of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes improved by £19bn in November with the deficit falling from £36bn to £17bn. Liabilities have fallen from £795bn to £767bn due to an increase in corporate bond yields and a fall in market implied inflation, while asset values fell from £759bn to £750bn.
111132490 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Majority of Brits support compulsory pension saving, says LCP research
Majority of Brits support compulsory pension saving
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) and YouGov
3 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Savings
According to research by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) and YouGov, 66% of British adults are in favour of compulsory pension saving. This figure increases for those aged over 55, with 78% supporting mandatory pension contributions.
D01132128 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Health and wealth top the list of retirement fears
Health and wealth top the list of retirement fears
Hargreaves Lansdown
3 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
A Hargreaves Lansdown survey has explored the pressing fears and expectations of people towards retirement. When asked to pick their top three retirement fears, 48% of respondents said they feared not having enough money.
FA113149B Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
JLT's monthly fund index update for the month of December 2018
JLT's monthly fund index update
JLT Employee Benefits (JLT EB)
1 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
JLT Employee Benefits has published the latest update to its monthly index showing the funding position of UK private sector DB pension schemes under IAS19. According to the index, as at 30 November 2018, FTSE 100 companies had a funding level of 100% and a deficit of £1bn, compared with a funding level of 97% and a deficit of £22bn as at 30 November 2017. The data also shows an improvement in the funding position of UK private sector pension schemes as a whole, which at the end of November 2018 had a funding level of 97% and a deficit of £48bn, compared with a funding level of 94% and a £98bn deficit at the end of November 2017.
F3113175F Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
The current master trust market: Latest facts and figures - December 2018
The current master trust market: Latest facts and figures
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Master Trusts, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator
TPR has published the latest version of statistics outlining the current state of the master trust market. In the report, the Regulator revealed that it had identified 90 master trusts in the market, and that as at 30 November, it had received one application for authorisation. The report also shows that of the master trusts identified by TPR, three have exited the market, 32 have triggered their exit from the market, and 54 are expected to either apply for authorisation or trigger their exit from the market in the coming months.
7D113262D Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
How are DC schemes adapting to freedom and choice?
LCP DC Scheme Survey
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Reform, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
LCP has published a report entitled "How are DC schemes adapting to freedom and choice?" The report found that, since the Freedom and Choice reforms, 60% of schemes offer three or more lifestyle strategies, allowing members to target different retirement outcomes.
2F1132522 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Automatic enrolment: review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for 2019/20
Automatic enrolment: review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment
The DWP has published its review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for automatic enrolment into a workplace pension. The Secretary of State has concluded that the existing threshold of £10,000 remains the correct level at this point in the establishment of automatic enrolment and will not change for 2019/20. This represents a real terms decrease in the value of the earnings trigger when assumed wage growth is taken into account and will bring in an additional 40,000 individuals into the target population.
4A1132319 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Charges, returns and transparency in DC - what can we learn from other countries?
Charges, returns and transparency in DC
Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)
Dec 2018 Australia, Europe (including EU), United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, United States Countries - excl. European Union and US, European Union members, Investment - General, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The PPI, sponsored by Which? magazine, has published a report entitled 'Charges, returns and transparency in DC - what can we learn from other countries?'. The report compares data for DC workplace pensions from Australia, the United States, the Netherlands and Sweden to explore workplace pension charges and allow analysis of whether, on a global level, UK charges are high or low, transparent and offer good investment returns. The report examines the level of disclosed costs and charges in each country in the context of the country’s pensions system, the investment returns achieved and also the transparency and effectiveness of the governance oversight of charging.
9111322AB Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Pensions Research 2018 - December 2018
Pensions Research 2018
Employee Benefits and Barnett Waddingham
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Advisers, Automatic Enrolment, Brexit, Lifetime ISA, Pension Reform, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
A report published by Employee Benefits and Barnett Waddingham has shown that 85% of its 246 respondents believe it is too early to tell what the impact of Brexit will be on pensions. Of those surveyed, 30% think Brexit will have no impact - an increase from the 11% who felt the same way in 2017.
C61131988 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Purple Book 2018 - DB Pensions Universe Risk Profile
Purple Book
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The PPF has published the thirteenth edition of the Purple Book, which monitors the risks faced by 5,450 DB pension schemes throughout the UK. According to the findings on scheme funding, the aggregate deficit on a s179 basis improved from £161.8bn to £70.5bn in the year to the end of March 2018, whilst the aggregate funding level rose from 90.5% to 95.7%.
CC1131656 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Buy-in monitoring service - November 2018
Buy-in monitoring service
30 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Buy-out Companies, Investment - General
Hymans Robertson has published the latest edition of its buy-in monitoring service, in which it reports that the average pricing was slightly more expensive over the third quarter of 2018, but it still remains materially cheaper than the value of gilts needed to match the same liabilities.
7F1131834 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
UK pension deficit remains level over November, masking drop in liabilities and assets
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
29 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval Index, at the end of November 2018 the deficit of the UK's corporate DB pension funds stood at £230bn, in line with the deficit at the end of the previous month.
7A1131261 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
28 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Brexit, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Transfers, Trustees
 Professional Pensions has published the latest edition of Pensions Buzz, a weekly survey which monitors the attitudes and opinions of the industry. This edition's questions include:
  • On the whole, are you positive about the outlook for pensions in 2019?;
  • What do you believe will be the key positive for pensions in 2019?;
  • Should the contribution levels of highly compensated employees be linked to the contribution levels of lower-paid staff?;
  • Do you agree with MPs that HSBC has a moral imperative to drop pension clawback rules?;
  • Do you think auto-enrolment obligations should be simplified?; and
  • Should trustees suspend DB to DC pension transfer activity following the recent GMP equalisation ruling?
7D11311D7 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pension Report: Retirement Reality
Pension Report: Retirement Reality
Aviva
28 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Aviva's Retirement Reality report has revealed that 23% of working people think their retirement is likely to be a financial struggle and 31% believe they will only have enough money to get by. Only 12% of 46 to 55-year-olds believe they will have enough money to really enjoy themselves in retirement.
301130997 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 

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