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Searching for: topic is "Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement"

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Employee workplace pensions in the UK: 2018 provisional and 2017 revised results
2018 Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
12 Apr 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Public Sector Pensions, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Scheme Issues & Trends
According to provisional results from the 2018 Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), workplace pension scheme membership has increased to 76% in 2018, from 73% in 2017. The findings also revealed that 90% of public sector workers had a workplace pension scheme, compared to 72% of private sector workers.
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Pension Finance Watch - March 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
4 Apr 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index fell by 2.9% during March, bringing the index level to 78.1. Whilst the decline has been attributed to a significant fall in interest rates, the current level still represents a 2.6% increase for the quarter.

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

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FTSE 350 Pension Gap Reaches 18-Month High
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
3 Apr 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that during March the accounting deficit of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes rose from £45bn to £55bn. Declining corporate bond yields prompted an increase in liabilities from £811bn to £847bn and were only partially offset by a fall in market implied inflation.

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

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UK pension deficit up by £60bn during March according to PwCís Skyval Index
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
1 Apr 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval index, the deficit of defined benefit pension funds has increased by £60bn compared to the previous month end and the total deficit now stands at £260bn at the end of March 2019. This month's increased deficit has been partly attributed to real yields on UK inflation linked government bonds reaching an all time low.

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Liability Driven Investment: A £1 trillion market - Annual Survey 2019
Liability Driven Investment - Annual Survey 2019
XPS Pensions Group
Apr 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
XPS Pensions Group has published its annual survey of Liability Driven Investment. The survey reveals that the total value of liabilities hedged go over the £1trn mark. This is a £59bn or 6% increase from £965bn in 2017 to £1,024bn in 2018. The figures also show a 12% increase in mandates, which increased from 2,140 to 2,405, the biggest single contributor to this being 127 directly accessed pooled funds.
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New funding rules could increase DB pension deficits by £100bn
New funding rules could increase DB pension deficits by £100bn
KPMG
29 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
Analysis from KPMG has warned that TPR's updated Code of Practice on Funding Defined Benefits, which is due to be in force for 2020, could add a further £100bn to UK pension deficits and result in a doubling of pension contributions for a typical employer.

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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Buy-outs, buy-ins and longevity hedging - H2 2018
Buy-outs, buy-ins and longevity hedging
Hymans Robertson
21 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
Hymans Robertson has published its half-yearly update summarising the activity in the buy-in, buy-out and longevity hedging markets during the second half of 2018. The total value of buy-out and buy-in deals was approximately £16.5bn in the second half of 2018 and £24.2bn for the year to 31 December 2018.

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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MQ5: Investment by Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts: October to December 2018
MQ5: Investment by Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
21 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Investment - Performance
The latest MQ5 figures from the ONS have revealed that in the fourth quarter of 2018 insurance companies, pension funds and trusts reported net disinvestment of £34bn. According to the report, the 2018 annual estimate of net disinvestment by self-administered pension funds in overseas ordinary shares was £27bn - the largest since the start of this series in 1963.

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Accounting for pension costs: Survey of universitiesí disclosures as at 31 July 2018
Accounting for pension costs
Barnett Waddingham
20 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Occupations/Industry Sectors, Surpluses and Deficits
Barnett Waddingham has published its latest survey of the assumptions adopted by UK universities for determining the value of their pension liabilities for accounting purposes. According to the survey, the size of pension deficits fell significantly by £600m over the year to July 2018. This has mainly been attributed to strong equity returns and a rise in bond yields that resulted in a higher average discount rate being used to value the liabilities.

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Retirement Assets Total $27.1trn in Fourth Quarter 2018
Retirement Assets Total $27.1trn in Fourth Quarter 2018
Investment Company Institute (ICI)
20 Mar 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
Figures from the Investment Company Institute have revealed that total US retirement assets were $27.1trn as of 31 December 2018. The figures also showed that assets in individual retirement accounts totaled $8.8trn at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018, a decrease of 8.1% from the end of the third quarter.

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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S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status Increased by 2% in February
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
6 Mar 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer, the estimated aggregate funding level of pension plans sponsored by S&P 1500 companies increased by 2% in February 2019 to 90%. The estimated aggregate deficit fell by $45bn from $262bn at the end of January to $217bn at the end of February.

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Pension Finance Watch - February 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Mar 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index gained 2.2% during February bringing the index level to 80.4. The increase has been attributed to equity returns and a slight decrease in obligations.

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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JLT's monthly fund index update for the month of March 2019
JLT's monthly fund index update
JLT Employee Benefits
6 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
JLT Employee Benefits has published the latest update to its monthly index showing the funding position of UK private sector DB pension schemes under IAS19. According to the index, as at 28 February 2019, UK private sector pension schemes had a funding level of 95% and a deficit of £82bn, compared with a funding level of 93% and a deficit of £107bn as at 28 February 2018.

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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FTSE 350 pension gap grows by £4bn in February
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
4 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that during February the accounting deficit of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes rose from £41bn to £45bn. The increase in the deficit was attributed to an increase in the schemes' liabilities from £806bn to £811bn, offset in part by a rise in asset values.

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 auto-enrolment experience over time: Understanding the real impact of contribution increases on behaviours and attitudes
The auto-enrolment experience over time
NEST Insight
1 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
NEST Insight has published research analysing how the rise in minimum auto-enrolment contributions in April 2018 impacted savers. Following the rise, 51% of NEST members said they did not notice an increase in their pension contributions and 28% of members are considering increasing their contributions further.

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