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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
10 Apr 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Pensions Dashboard, Investment - General, Master Trusts, Taxation
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 it fair that non-taxpayers receive basic rate tax relief in relief-at-source schemes?;
  • At the beginning of this month, Marsh & McLennan completed its $5.6bn acquisition of JLT. Is bigger always better when it comes to pension consulting?;
  • Is three to four years sufficient to give schemes time to prepare for pension dashboards?;
  • It looks like the master trust market will shrink to around 40 providers. Do you believe this is the right level?; and
  • When thinking about patient capital, which types of asset class would your scheme consider as suitable investments?


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Most people underestimate FSCS pension protection
Most people underestimate FSCS pension protection
Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
Apr 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Savings
Research released by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has found that 68% of consumers think FSCS protection for pensions is limited to just 5,000. According to the research, which was undertaken by Ipsos MORI, only 4% of consumers were able to identify the correct level of protection.
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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
20 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes, Pension Reform
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 Government right to roll out collective defined contribution (CDC) for Royal Mail before other schemes?;
  • Should the charge cap be set at 0.75% for CDC schemes?;
  • Should CDC savers be allowed to access pension freedoms?;
  • Do you believe the Spring Statement was good or bad for pensions?; and
  • Will you expect your scheme(s) asset managers to conform to the cost disclosure templates when they are formally launched?

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 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The LP Proficiency Survey
The LP Proficiency Survey
eFront
7 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Investment - Performance
Alternative investment solutions provider eFront has conducted a survey into the proficiency of limited partners (LPs). The report surveyed 179 LPs ranging from high net worth individuals to major pension plans on all major aspects of the investment process, from managing liquidity expectations and position-monitoring, through to negotiations and performance-benchmarking. The survey found that 90% of schemes used sophisticated methods to measure performance and all pension fund respondents displayed a 'high or medium level' of proficiency.

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 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Paperless Pensions: Surveying Member Attitudes
Paperless Pensions: Surveying Member Attitudes
Trafalgar House
Mar 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Pensioners & Retirement
Research from Trafalgar House has found that the age demographic least likely to know how to access their pension account is the under 35s. The findings also revealed that within this age group, 43% of those who had not accessed their account online were unsure about how to do so.

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 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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First Report: Costs and Past Performance
Costs and Past Performance
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
10 Jan 2019 Europe (including EU) Accounting, Administration, European Union issues, European Union members
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published its first report on the costs and past performance of insurance and pension products across the EU. The report sets out aggregate data for the costs of insurance-based investment products (IBIPs) as well as for certain similar personal pension products (PPPs) and sets out the net performance for the period between 2013 and 2017. The report follows a request of the European Commission to the European Supervisory Authorities to periodically report on costs and past performance of retail investment, insurance and pension products.

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 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2018 Update on IOPS work on fees and charges
IOPS Working Papers on Effective Pensions Supervision No 32
International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS)
Jan 2019 WORLDWIDE Administration, Worldwide News
The International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) has published a working paper which reviews the fees charged in 88 different pension schemes in 45 selected jurisdictions. In the 14 jurisdictions for which IOPS had sufficient data for both 2014 and 2018, the major tendency is the decrease of average fees as compared to 2014.

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 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Master Trust Report
Master Trust Report
Pensions Management Institute (PMI)
4 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Pensions Dashboard, Master Trusts, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Technology & Systems, Trustees
The PMI's Master Trust Working Party has published the results of a survey it conducted asking master trusts for their views on issues and barriers facing the industry such as the regulatory framework, the adoption of technology, and whether there is a skills shortage among both providers and regulators. According to the results, 93% of respondents said that the master trust authorisation regime is to be welcomed, while 87% felt that the regime would accelerate the consolidation of the providers. The report also revealed that 60% of master trusts surveyed believe that there will be no more than 20 master trust providers in five 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 >> Dec 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Understanding Opt Out Behaviour
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Understanding Opt Out Behaviour
The People's Pension and State Street Global Advisors
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Automatic Enrolment, Savings
Research from Ignition House, sponsored by The People's Pension and State Street Global Advisors, has looked into the drivers behind the decision not to save in a workplace pension. The research involved in-depth discussions with 30 people aged 22 to 60 who had been offered a workplace pension and chosen not to join or had joined their workplace pension and then chosen to stop contributing. According to the findings, the prominent reasons for opting out of a workplace pension scheme include timing, and also concern that the current modest contribution rates would not generate a retirement pot big enough to make a difference to their lives.

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

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OECD Pensions Outlook 2018
OECD Pensions Outlook
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Dec 2018 WORLDWIDE Administration, European Union issues, European Union members, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pensioners & Retirement, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published its "Pensions Outlook 2018", which provides an analysis of different pension policy issues in OECD countries, including both public and private pension systems. The report covers approaches to optimise the design of pension arrangements in order to improve retirement outcomes for members through increasing savings, efficiency (aligning charges with the costs of providing pensions, improving governance, investment and risk management), and the efficacy in different personal situations.

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

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2018 Adviser Barometer
Adviser Barometer
Prudential
26 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Administration, Advisers
Findings from Prudential's 2018 Adviser Barometer have revealed that 39% of advisers believe that retirement income taxation will drive the most business over the next three years, the second most popular topic after inheritance tax protection. The research also found that 6% of advisers currently believe DB to DC will drive the most business over the next three years, compared to 11% last 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 >> Nov 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
21 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Pensions Dashboard, Legislation
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:
  • What single pensions policy should the new Secretary of State, Amber Rudd, focus on most?;
  • How do you feel about the DWPs capacity for pensions policy at present?;
  • Should the Government introduce legislation to allow for DB scheme rights to be simplified?;
  • If the pensions dashboard is hosted by just one provider, who should that be?; and
  • Should schemes be required to use third-party evaluators when seeking a fiduciary manager?

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

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2018 KPMG UK Fiduciary Management Survey
KPMG UK Fiduciary Management Survey
KPMG
20 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General, Trustees
Research from KPMG has found that the number of DB pension schemes using fiduciary management grew by 9% in the year to June 2018, compared to a 30% growth across the previous year. According to KPMG, this amounts to the lowest level of growth since it began tracking the pension scheme fiduciary market in 2008.

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

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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
31 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Case References and Dispute Resolution, Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes, Equality, Pension Protection Fund, Scheme Issues & Trends, 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:
  • Do you think there is clarity on GMP equalisation following the High Court judgment in the Lloyds case?;
  • If partial transfers were introduced for your scheme, in which range do you think should be the highest amount withdrawable?;
  • Should the DC default fund charge cap include performance fees?;
  • Who do you think would be better placed to run collective defined contribution schemes?; and
  • The PPFs chief executive Oliver Morley has said there could be a revival of DB in the future. Do you agree?

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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Half of SMEs have already switched auto-enrolment provider
Half of SMEs have already switched auto-enrolment provider
Welplan Pensions
31 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Automatic Enrolment
According to the results of a survey conducted by Welplan Pensions and Opinium, 54% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have switched auto-enrolment provider since their original staging date. The research, which involved the questioning of 500 senior decision makers at SMEs, also found that 49% plan to switch provider in future.

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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