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Searching for: researcher is "economist intelligence unit"

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Is 75 the new 65?
Rising to the challenge of an ageing workforce
Economist Intelligence Unit
10 Feb 2014 United Kingdom State Pensions, Longevity
The Economist Intelligence Unit, on behalf of Towers Watson, surveyed 480 senior executives at companies across Europe to find out how they expect changes in longevity to affect their businesses and evaluate their views on managing an ageing workforce. Of those questioned, 71% said they expect the number of employees over 60 to increase by 2020, while 43% of employers expect employee demand for healthcare and retirement provision to increase.

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 >> Feb 2014 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Improved governance needed to reduce pension scheme risks
Improved governance needed to reduce pension scheme risks
Economist Intelligence Unit
26 Feb 2008 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Investment - General
The risk environment for UK pension schemes is becoming more severe, due to a combination of regulatory uncertainty, changes to life expectancy, the volatility of financial markets and rising inflation, according to a survey of 200 board-level executives of UK companies. The study, "A Way Through the Maze: the Challenges of Managing UK Pensions Schemes", from the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Towers Perrin, examines the various techniques that companies can use to manage the risks associated with their scheme in terms of governance, funding, investment and scheme structure. Overall, 64% of respondents said that they thought the risks associated with running their scheme had become more severe over the past three years. Asked about a range of techniques that could be used to reduce pension scheme risks, respondents thought that changes to governance to improve decision-making and control of pension issues would be most effective. More innovative approaches, such as liability-driven investment and bulk annuity buy-outs, were thought to be less effective and, to date, have not been widely used. For example, just 14% of respondents say that they already have liability-driven investment in place, although 41% expect to use the technique in the next three years.

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 >> Feb 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Economist Intelligence Unit Report finds weakness in communication and allocation of responsibilities between pension fund trustees, sponsors, consultants and asset managers
EIU Report finds weakness in communication within pension schemes
Economist Intelligence Unit
19 Mar 2007 United Kingdom Trustees, Scheme Issues & Trends, Advisers

The Economist Intelligence Unit has published a report examining the relationships between pension fund trustees, sponsors, consultants and asset managers. Faced with the growing complexity of the regulatory and investment environment, the report shows that pension fund trustees recognise that the relationships between all these parties need to be more inclusive.

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 >> Mar 2007 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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