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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
6 May 2015 United Kingdom Trustees, Taxation, State Pensions, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Pension Increases, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Automatic Enrolment
Professional Pensions has published the latest edition of Pensions Buzz, a weekly survey which monitors the attitudes and opinions of the industry. This week's questions include:
  • All three main parties are committed to keeping the triple lock next parliament. Is this a good idea?;
  • Should the next Government set up a Retirement Savings Commission to review pensions' policy?;
  • Are Trustees being put under too much pressure to take account of specific issues (climate change/disinvestment from tobacco or arms manufacturers etc) in investment?;
  • Should The Pensions Regulator publish more information about why auto-enrolment non-compliance penalties have been issued?; and
  • With the lifetime allowance being reduced to £1m, should the annual allowance be scrapped?

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 >> May 2015 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
15 Oct 2014 United Kingdom Pension Reform, Pension Increases, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies)
Professional Pensions has published the latest edition of Pensions Buzz, a weekly survey which monitors the attitudes and opinions of the industry. This week's questions include:
  • Authors of the Melbourne Mercer Global Pensions Index have warned the changes announced in the last Budget could “negatively impact” the UK pension system. Do you agree with them?;
  • Should the NAPF and PMI decide to go ahead with a merger, what should the combined organisation be called?;
  • Do you think a merger between the NAPF and the PMI is a good idea?;
  • If there were a Nobel prize for pensions, who should win it this year?; and
  • Given that CETV bases vary so much between schemes, is "Balanced Offer" a reliable measure on which to base pension increase exchanges?

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

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Pension scheme in peril
Pension scheme in peril
NASUWT
8 Apr 2012 United Kingdom Public Sector Pensions, Pension Increases
According to figures released by the teachers union, NASUWT, 79% of teachers said that they could not afford the increases in pension contributions which are set to come into effect this month.

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 2012 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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UK households need to find an extra 46bn
UK households need to find an extra 46bn
MGM Advantage
19 Oct 2011 United Kingdom Pension Increases, Pensioners & Retirement
According to estimates from MGM Advantage, households where the main occupant is aged between 65 and 74 would need to find an extra £1,104.04 to maintain the standard of living from a year ago as a result of the latest annual CPI inflation rate reaching 5.2%.

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 2011 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension funds seek clarity on inflation switch
Pension funds seek clarity on inflation switch
National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF)
8 Dec 2010 United Kingdom Scheme Amendment, Pension Reform, Pension Increases
64% of pensions experts believe the Government should allow pension funds to choose whether to switch their inflation proofing from RPI to CPI, according to an NAPF survey. Only 27% of respondents said the Government should not enable this option.

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

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Latest figures show sharp increase in basic costs is pummelling pensioners
Latest figures show sharp increase in basic costs is pummelling pensioners
Alliance Trust
17 Jun 2008 United Kingdom Savings, Pension Increases, Pensioners & Retirement
Research by Alliance Trust has shown that the surge in inflation during May continued to hit the over 75 year olds the hardest, as they faced an inflation rate of  4.8%. This rate is 45% higher than the official rate of inflation of 3.3%. The 50-64 year old age group also saw their rate of inflation rise to over 4% for the first time in six 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 >> Jun 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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One in 10 workers would take a pay cut in exchange for final salary pension scheme
One in 10 workers would take a pay cut in exchange for final salary pension scheme
MetLife
9 Jun 2008 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Pension Increases, Occupations/Industry Sectors
Up to one in 10 private sector workers would accept a reduced salary to work in the public sector if they were guaranteed membership of a final salary pension scheme, research from MetLife has shown. Another 27% of employees would choose a public sector job ahead of a private sector job on a similar salary on condition they were enrolled in to a final salary 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 >> Jun 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Average pensions reach 5,472 pa
Average pensions reach 5,472 pa
Incomes Data Services
Jun 2008 United Kingdom Pension Increases
Analysis of the most recently available annual reports and accounts published by the trustees of occupational pension schemes shows that the average pension-in-payment has risen to £5,472 pa and the total spending on pensions by these schemes rose by 4.4%. The findings are based on the data provided by 204 schemes with a combined pensioner membership of 2.4 million.

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

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Understanding reponses to pension forecasts: Qualitative research
DWP Research Report 492
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
May 2008 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Pension Increases, Pensioners & Retirement, Payment of Pensions, Disclosure
This research report from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) aims to enrich understanding of people's responses to pension forecasts. The evaluation concentrated on two types of forecast - Automatic State Pension Forecasts (APFs), generated by DWP; and Statutory Money Purchase Illustrations (SMPIs), generated by Private Pension providers. The research comprised around 80 individual in-depth interviews with people who had recently received either an APF or an SMPI forecast. The report sets out the findings of the research with regards to: the main factors which affect the way in which pension forecasts are received, interpreted and understood; responses and reactions to individual forecast information; responses and reactions to the forecast document as a whole; responses to the design and content of the forecast; and actions taken on the forecast.

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

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Defined Contribution Pension Saving: Using behavioural economics to promote retirement saving
Automatic Increases in Pension Contributions
Barrie & Hibbert
Aug 2007 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), NEST/Personal Accounts, Pension Increases, Administration

Automatically increasing pension contributions by 1% a year for five years could boost retirement incomes by up to a half, according to new analysis published by Barrie & Hibbert. The report shows that a 25 year old with pension contributions at 10% of salary could expect a pension worth 42% of final salary on retirement at 65. But increasing contributions by just 1% a year for five years could enable the same individual to receive a pension worth nearly two thirds (62%) of final salary . The research also suggests that if such increases were automatic, few savers would opt out.

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

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Latest figures show record rate of inflation for elderly
Latest figures show record rate of inflation for elderly
Alliance Trust
17 Apr 2007 United Kingdom Pension Increases, Pensioners & Retirement
Alliance Trust Research Centre’s monthly "Age and Inflation" alert shows the rate of inflation facing the over-75s jumped from 4.5% to 4.7% in March, a figure that is 52% higher than headline inflation of 3.1%, and that households headed by someone aged over 75 have consistently faced inflation of more than 3% since May 2006. 

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

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The scale of Whitehall pensions...
The scale of Whitehall pensions...
The Taxpayers' Alliance
27 Nov 2006 United Kingdom Pension Increases, Occupations/Industry Sectors
After surveying the annual accounts of 14 major Whitehall departments, the Taxpayers' Alliance has presented a list of 100 senior civil servants with pension pots of over £500,000. There are 4 senior civil servants with pension pots of over £2 million and 10 senior civil servants with pension pots of over £1.5 million. The average pension pot of these 100 senior civil servants is £963,500, which means that the total bill for the pensions listed is almost £100 million.

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 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions Policy Institute case studies for Scottish Widows
Pensions Policy Institute case studies for Scottish Widows
Pensions Policy Institute
21 Nov 2006 United Kingdom Welfare Reform, Taxation, Surpluses and Deficits, State Pensions, Scheme Issues & Trends, Pension Protection Fund, Pension Reform, Pension Increases, Pensioners & Retirement, Payment of Pensions, Occupations/Industry Sectors, Legislation, Investment - General, Equality
Scottish Widows has commissioned the Pensions Policy Institute to produce a series of case studies illustrating the potential outcomes of the state pension reforms in the White Paper Security in retirement: towards a new pension system on different illustrative individuals.

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 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Insurers propose radical pensions reforms
IIF proposes radical pensions reforms
Irish Insurance Federation (IIF)
16 Nov 2006 Ireland Worldwide News, Surpluses and Deficits, State Pensions, Scheme Issues & Trends, Savings, Pension Increases, Pensioners & Retirement, Legislation, Investment - General, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), European Union members, Contracting-out, Annuities and Income Drawdown, Administration
Research by the Irish Insurance Federation (IIF) shows that the national "pensions gap" – the shortfall in annual savings against the amount needed to provide a reasonable retirement income – has now reached €7 billion per year. This equates to €3,700 annually for every person in the workforce.

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 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2005/6 MetLife Study of Employee Benefits Trends
2005/6 MetLife Study of Employee Benefits Trends
MetLife Retirement & Savings
15 Nov 2006 United States Worldwide News, Scheme Issues & Trends, Scheme Amendment, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Savings, Pension Increases, Pensioners & Retirement, Occupations/Industry Sectors, Death Benefits, Countries - US
In 2005, MetLife commissioned a national study of employee benefits trends, surveying both employers (HR/Benefits executives at companies with two or more employees) and employees (full-time workers, age 21 and older).

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 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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