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Positive reaction from savers to automatic enrolment increase
Positive reaction from savers to automatic enrolment increase
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
15 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Master Trusts, Scheme Issues & Trends
According to figures from the PLSA, the vast majority of savers have continued to pay into their pensions, despite the rise in minimum automatic enrolment contributions in April. Numbers for the three largest master trusts (NEST, NOW: Pensions and The People's Pension) show that the proportion of people who stopped contributing to their pension increased by just 0.2% following the change.

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 >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Checklist will help tender processes
Checklist will help tender processes
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
29 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Investment - General, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Trustees
When asked what guidance from TPR they would find useful during the tender process for fiduciary management and investment consultancy arrangements, 81% of PLSA members said they would like a comprehensive checklist. The research also revealed that 66% of respondents would appreciate best practice case studies, whilst 60% would like access to templates for Request for Proposals documents.

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Hitting the Target: A Vision for Retirement Income Adequacy
Hitting the Target
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
Jul 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Savings
The PLSA has also published research revealing that 80% of individuals are unsure whether they are saving enough for retirement, while 51% wrongly believe that the minimum pension contribution level under auto-enrolment is the Government's "recommended amount" to save. According to the research, less than 50% of all savers are on track to achieve an adequate income in retirement, and for those with only DC pensions, only 3% of savers are likely to achieve this outcome.

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Almost 80% in favour of stronger checks to avoid pension scams
Almost 80% in favour of stronger checks to avoid pension scams
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
19 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Advisers, Pension Liberation, Pensioners & Retirement, Transfers
Research by the PLSA has revealed that 79% of individuals surveyed believe there should be more stringent rules and checks to make sure that pension pots are secured against pension scams.

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PLSA Launches 43rd Annual Survey
PLSA Annual Survey
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
15 Dec 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies)
 PLSA's 43rd Annual Survey has revealed that the mean running cost of DB schemes has increased from 546 in 2016 to 612 in 2017 due to an increase in levies, governance and trustee training. According to the findings, overall contribution rates into DB schemes rose slightly to 33.6%. The default contribution rate for newly auto-enrolled members remained stable in comparison to 2016. The default mean total contribution rate was 8.4%. The default mean employee contribution rate was 2.4% and the default mean employer contribution rate was 5.9%.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PLSA Stewardship Survey 2017
PLSA Stewardship Survey
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
Sep 2017 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General, Trustees
 The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published the 2017 edition of its annual Stewardship Survey looking at the ways in which pension funds engage with their investments in order to achieve the best possible returns. According to the figures, 76% agree that environmental, social and governance factors play an important part in investment returns and more than half of respondents have taken measures to increase their stewardship activities in the past 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 >> Sep 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Almost half of generation x look to property to finance retirement - including nearly two million who have yet to climb onto the property ladder
Almost half of generation x look to property to finance retirement
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
12 Apr 2017 United Kingdom Savings, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Investment - Property
According to research from the PLSA, 47% of 35 to 54 year olds are planning to use property to help finance their retirement. That equates to about 8.3 million people. However, 23% of people within this group have not yet bought a property which suggests that some may be basing their future financial security on an asset they may never own.

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 >> Apr 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Cost of running a defined benefit scheme up by 37% year on year
PLSA Annual Survey
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
7 Dec 2016 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Administration, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies)
PLSA's 42nd Annual Survey has revealed that the mean running cost of DB schemes has increased by 37% since 2015, up from £400 to £546 per member. According to the findings, overall contribution rates into DB schemes have remained similar to previous years at approximately 30%, whilst contribution rates into DC schemes have also remained steady year-on-year, with the average reported at 4.2% for employee contribution and 7.9% for employer contribution.

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 >> Dec 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Retirement Income Adequacy - Generation by Generation
Retirement Income Adequacy
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
Nov 2016 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Longevity, Automatic Enrolment
The PLSA has published research analysing the incomes that different UK generations can expect in retirement. Figures reveal that of the 25.5 million people in employment 1.6 million people are still at high risk of falling short of a minimum income standard in retirement and 13.6 million people are still at risk of not meeting a target retirement rate equating to 67% of their income.

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 >> Nov 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

2C101294   Click here to contact the authors.
 
One in five of retired people who used property to finance retirement felt they had no choice
One in five of retired people who used property to finance retirement felt they had no choice
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
20 Oct 2016 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Investment - Property
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published research looking at how 35-85 year olds currently use or plan to use property to fund their retirement. According to the findings, 17% of retired people have used property to finance their retirement. The research also revealed that 33% of those aged 35-44 felt they will have no choice but to use their property to fund retirement.

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 >> Oct 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

6810064C   Click here to contact the authors.
 
DB Taskforce Interim Report
DB Taskforce Interim Report
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
Oct 2016 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published the interim report of its DB Taskforce. The report analyses figures from across the DB sector in order to understand the challenges facing DB schemes and the possible impact on members' benefits, employers and the wider economy. The report shows that there are 5,945 DB schemes holding combined assets under management of £1.5trn and that 5,042 of these schemes are in deficit.

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 >> Oct 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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AGM Season Report 2016
AGM Season Report
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
Oct 2016 United Kingdom Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Executive Pensions
The PLSA has published its AGM Season Report 2016, focussing on the issue of executive pay. The report finds that 87% of pension funds responding to a PLSA member survey say executive pay is too high. Of that percentage, 63% believe executive pay is generally too high, while 37% say it is too high in cases of poor performance.

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 >> Oct 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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18-35 year olds under pressure - stuck saving for the short term despite long term ambitions
18-35 year olds under pressure - stuck saving for the short term despite long term ambitions
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
26 Aug 2016 United Kingdom Savings, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Automatic Enrolment
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published research revealing that the long-term saving plans of those aged 18 to 35 are being curbed by short-term necessity. When asked what prevents them from saving, 48% of respondents say the cost of living is too high, while 43% say their salary is too low.

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 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Freedoms: no more normal
Understanding Retirement
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
Jan 2016 United Kingdom Savings, Pension Reform, Pensioners & Retirement, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies)
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published the third report in its Understanding Retirement research series, which examines the first six months of the pension freedoms and the decision-making process for over four million individuals aged 55-70. The research finds that the percentage of people with only DC pension provision rose from 38% in 2010-12 to 54% in 2015, meaning that DC now dominates the landscape for those who have not yet taken any or all of their pension.

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 >> Jan 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PLSA Annual Survey 2015: Five Year Trend Analysis
PLSA Annual Survey
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
8 Dec 2015 United Kingdom Savings, Pension Reform, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Administration
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published five year trend data based on the responses of 63 of its fund members, representing £243bn in assets under management in 2015, to its Annual Survey. According to the data, 48% of DB schemes are closed to both new employees and future accrual, compared to 31% in 2011.

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 >> Dec 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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