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Searching for: researcher is "virgin money"

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Mind the gap - Future pensioners face over £66,000 savings shortfall
Mind the gap - Future pensioners face over £66,000 savings shortfall
Virgin Money
30 Jul 2013 United Kingdom State Pensions, Savings, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
A report by Virgin Money states that many people need to save an additional £66,549, on average, into their pension fund in order to provide the income that they expect in 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 >> Jul 2013 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Annuity transfer delays can cost pensioners £127 a week
Annuity transfer delays can cost pensioners £127 a week
Virgin Money
12 Aug 2010 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown
Delays in converting pension savings into retirement income can cost pensioners up to £127 a week, despite the success of industry initiatives to speed up annuitisation, according to research by Virgin Money. Losses are predicted to be even higher if savers miss out on the best rates due to financial volatility.

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 2010 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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New research reveals over 8 million still aren't saving for retirement
New research reveals over 8 million still aren't saving for retirement
Virgin Money
9 Feb 2006 United Kingdom Savings, Pension Reform, Pensioners & Retirement
According to a report by Virgin Money, over 8 million British workers (21%) don’t have any pension provision. This is despite continued warnings from the Government and the pension industry of the need to save now to avoid inadequate income at 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 >> Feb 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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New generation of workers shun dream of early retirement
Attitudes to retirement age
Virgin Money
Jan 2004 United Kingdom Savings, Pensioners & Retirement
According to this research, young workers in the UK have no hope of early retirement and have a 'live for today' attitude towards saving now to meet their needs for tomorrow. The study reveals that almost half (47%) of all 16 to 24 year olds believe their retirement plans will not be enough to allow early 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 >> Jan 2004 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Match us and we'll save
Incentives to save for a pension
Virgin Money
Nov 2003 United Kingdom Savings
According to this research, UK workers are calling on the Government to dig deep and help solve the pensions crisis. Over seventy per cent (71%) say they would save more for retirement if their contributions were matched by the Government.

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 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Bonuses are fastest growing work perk
Research amongst employees, senior managers and directors
Virgin Money
Sep 2003 United Kingdom Miscellaneous
This research reveals that employers have responded to the uncertainty in the UK economy by cutting staff benefits and offering short term cash incentives instead. Bonuses are now the fastest growing work perk.

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 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Sandler Products Consultation Response
Sandler Products Consultation Response
Virgin Money
Apr 2003 United Kingdom Savings
The researcher welcomes the original Sandler review; “Medium and Long-Term Retail Saving in the UK” and is a very vocal supporter of the overall approach.  However, it feels there are issues regarding the proposed products which require more attention. 

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 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Opt-out system could provide solution to pensions crisis
Effect of reintroducing an opt-out position on workers in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
Virgin Money
Mar 2003 United Kingdom Pension Reform

The researcher estimates that Britain's SME workers could be almost £3 billion better off each year if the Government reintroduced an opt-out position on workplace pensions. It reveals that 2.4 million UK workers are missing out on much needed pension contributions, simply by not opting into a scheme.

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 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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A Comparison of Active and Passive Management of Unit Trusts
Study into active and passive investment returns
Virgin Money
Feb 2003 United Kingdom Investment - Performance, Investment - Management

Despite recent bear market conditions that supposedly favour the active manager, this research asserts that that investors will fair better in a tracker fund than by backing the so called “experts” when the market goes down. The findings show that there has now been five bear market years since 1990 and in all but one year the average fund manager has trailed the market. In 2000, fund managers were only able to beat the drop temporarily by getting out of technology stocks early.

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 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Workplace Survey
Survey with small to medium sized companies on pension issues
Virgin Money
Nov 2002 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends
This annual survey shows that employees of small to medium sized firms are set to receive a pension windfall in the region of £2 billion over the next 3 years. The study questioned 351 companies with an annual turnover of over £50k and with five or more employees 

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 2002 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Reality bites as workers' early retirement dreams fade
Attitiudes to pensions amongst UK workers
Virgin Money
Sep 2002 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement

According to this research, cherished dreams of early retirement are fading fast for millions of workers. The enticing prospect of retiring in their fifties to enjoy another 30 years of luxury Caribbean cruises or endless days on the golf course has provided a massive incentive to workers in the past. But, set against a changing economic backdrop, this research shows that a rising number of people believe they will not be able to afford to retire before 60 at the earliest.

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 2002 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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