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FTSE 350 pensions - where are companies on the endgame journey?
FTSE 350 pensions - where are companies on the endgame journey?
Barnett Waddingham
12 Aug 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Pension Buy-out Companies, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Surpluses and Deficits
According to a report published by Barnett Waddingham, one in five FTSE 350 companies could be in a position to buyout their DB scheme in the next five years and just over 50% could be in a position to buyout within ten years. The findings also revealed that 20% of companies could buyout using less than 10% of the cash on their balance sheet.
3611620E2 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pension buy-ins and buy-outs hit record £34bn over the past year as landmark deals complete
Pension buy-ins and buy-outs hit record £34bn over the past year as landmark deals complete
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
8 Aug 2019 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies
Analysis by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) has found that during the first half of 2019 total buy-in and buy-out volumes by UK pension schemes reached £17.6bn. This takes the total volume of buy-ins and buy-outs over the 12 months to 30 June 2019 to a record £34bn, more than double the £14.9bn recorded during the previous twelve months.
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Transfer values and transfer activity increase during July
XPS Transfer Watch
XPS Pensions Group
8 Aug 2019 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
The latest edition of the XPS Transfer Watch has found that both the number and value of DB transfers rose during July 2019. The XPS Pension Group's Transfer Value Index ended the month at £247,400, up from £240,800 at the end of June, while the Transfer Activity Index found that the number of transfers processed by the administration business across the month would imply an annual equivalent of 0.98% of eligible members, an increase from the annual equivalent of 0.87% of eligible members recorded in June.
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Five million savers could put their retirement savings at risk to scammers
Five million savers could put their retirement savings at risk to scammers
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
7 Aug 2019 United Kingdom Pension Scams
The FCA and TPR have published research conducted by Censuswide which suggests that 42% of pension savers, equivalent to more than five million people across the UK, are at risk of falling for at least one of the six most common tactics employed by scammers. The tactics identified by the research include offering exotic investment opportunities, cold-calling, offering early access to pension savings, promising guaranteed high returns on pension savings, offering free reviews of pensions and providing offers that are time-limited. The research also found that individuals who consider themselves to be smart or financially savvy are just as likely to be persuaded by the six tactics.
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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
6 Aug 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Investment - Management, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Taxation, Transfers
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:
  • DC providers will be required to suggest ‘investment pathways’ to non-advised members from 2020, but not provide the needed products. Will this have a meaningful effect?;
  • Do you agree with the FCA’s proposal to ban contingent charging on DB transfer advice?;
  • Do you have concerns about the level of DC member engagement?;
  • Should there be an agreed definition for value for money in workplace pension schemes? If yes what should that definition be?; and
  • Should pension taxation be moved to a tax-exempt-exempt (TEE) structure?
4F11615D3 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
FTSE 350 pension deficit increases as it see-saws due to political and financial uncertainty
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
2 Aug 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting deficit of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes increased from £48bn at the end of June to £51bn at the end of July. According to the findings, the funded status was unchanged over the month, remaining at 94%.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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BMA reveals true extent of pension taxation as thousands of GPs and consultants confirm they’re cutting hours
BMA reveals true extent of pension taxation
The British Medical Association (BMA)
1 Aug 2019 United Kingdom Occupations/Industry Sectors, Taxation
According to a BMA survey, 42% of GPs have already reduced their number of working hours because of actual or potential pension taxation charges. The BMA survey also found, at the end of 2018, that more than a third of all hospital consultants who responded were planning to reduce their work commitments by up to 50%, with nearly 18% planning to reduce their working time even further or leave altogether.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report: July 2012-end July 2019
Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Aug 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator
TPR has published its monthly report on automatic enrolment, which sets out information based on data submitted by employers. According to the report, between July 2012 and the end of July 2019, 1,535,859 employers confirmed that they had met their automatic enrolment duties. The report also states that 10,124,000 eligible jobholders were automatically enrolled into an automatic enrolment pension scheme during the same period.
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PPF 7800 Index (31 July 2019)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Aug 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the deficit of the 5,450 schemes is estimated to have increased from a deficit of £51.7bn at the end of June to a deficit of  £90.7bn at the end of July 2019. The funding level decreased from 97% at the end of June to 95% at the end of July 2019.
FD11621BB Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Tackling the Gender Pension Gap 2019
Tackling the Gender Pension Gap
Prospect
Aug 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Equality, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings, State Pensions
Prospect has published updated research looking at the scale of the gender pension gap in the UK, based upon an analysis of responses to the DWP's Family Resources Survey. The analysis found that between 2016-17 and 2017-18 the percentage difference in pension income between male and female pensioners that makes up the gender pension gap increased from 39.5% to 39.7%. In the report, Prospect sets out a number of recommendations for the Government and industry to help reduce the gender pension gap, such as introducing an additional state pension credit worth £2 a week for each year that someone is not working because they are caring for a child under the age of 12.
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The UK's Most Generous Workplace Pensions
The UK's Most Generous Workplace Pensions
Profile Pensions
Aug 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Equality, Occupations/Industry Sectors, Savings
A survey by Profile Pensions has revealed a wide disparity in average employer pension contributions across industry sectors. The research shows UK financial and insurance sector workers receive average employer contributions of 9.5%, whilst teachers receive 9.3%. There is also a slight gender gap where men receive an average 4.6% pension contribution and women 4.4%, but some sectors are less evenly matched.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Defined Contribution trust-based pension schemes research 2019
Defined Contribution trust-based pension schemes research
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Aug 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
TPR has published research which summarises the findings of its annual survey of trust-based occupational DC pension schemes, carried out between January and March 2019. According to the research, the scale of under-performance in small pension schemes is 'unacceptable'. Only 4% of micro schemes, which have between two and 11 members and 1% of small schemes, which have between 12 and 99 members, are meeting all governance standards.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PwC Skyval Index July data shows £20bn increase in UK DB pension deficit
PwC Skyval Index
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
31 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval index, the deficit of DB pension funds has increased by £20bn compared to the previous month end and the total deficit stood at £240bn at the end of July 2019.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Transfers to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes: July 2019
Transfers to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
31 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Transfers
HMRC has published statistics showing the total number and value of transfers made to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) each year since 2006-07. According to the statistics, during the 2018-19 tax year 5,000 transfers with a total value of £640m were made. This represents an increase in the number of transfers, up from 4,700, and a decrease in the total value of transfers, which was £740m, during the previous year.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Flexible Payments from Pensions: July 2019
Flexible Payments from Pensions
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
31 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Payment of Pensions, Pension Reform, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR)
HMRC has updated its statistics on the number of flexible payments made from pensions, the number of individuals who have received a flexible payment and the total value of all flexible payments reported to HMRC. During the second quarter of 2019, a record total of 760,000 payments were made to 336,000 individuals with a total value of £2,750m.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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