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Flexible Payments from Pensions: July 2019
Flexible Payments from Pensions
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
31 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Payment of Pensions, Pension Reform, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR)
HMRC has updated its statistics on the number of flexible payments made from pensions, the number of individuals who have received a flexible payment and the total value of all flexible payments reported to HMRC. During the second quarter of 2019, a record total of 760,000 payments were made to 336,000 individuals with a total value of £2,750m.

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

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Fixing the freedoms
Fixing the freedoms
Age UK
30 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Pensioners & Retirement, Pension Reform
According to a paper commissioned by Age UK, low take up of advice and guidance provision is leading to many older people making risky decisions they may subsequently regret. The paper claims that since the introduction of pension freedoms a lack of innovation has led to many older savers being forced into making complex decisions without advice or appropriate products to choose from.

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

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Reforming the Pension System in Turkey 2019: Comparison of Mandatory and Auto-Enrolment Pension Systems in Selected OECD Countries
Reforming the Pension System in Turkey 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
21 Jun 2019 Turkey Administration, Countries - excl. European Union and US, Pension Reform
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a paper exploring the pension system in Turkey. The paper recommends several tools to promote retirement planning and suggests policy measures to reform the automatic enrolment system in Turkey.

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

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Aon's 2019 Member Options Survey
Member Options Survey
Aon
13 May 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pension Reform, Scheme Issues & Trends, Taxation, Transfers
Aon has published its 2019 Member Options Survey providing a snapshot of how sponsors and trustees are deciding on the options to make available to members and what member support should be in place. The survey found that one-third of schemes offer extra flexibility alongside the normal options of a standard transfer value, a pension and a tax-free cash lump sum. Of those, 32% provide members with a pension increase exchange option and 24% offer a partial transfer 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 >> May 2019 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
8 May 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Equality, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Longevity, 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:
  • Does environmental, social and governance investing have a branding problem?;
  • Are pension providers meeting the changing needs across different age groups?;
  • Who has the main responsibility for addressing intergenerational issues in pensions?;
  • As Guy Opperman becomes the second longest serving pensions minister, what has been his most effective reform instigated while in office?; and
  • Should schemes be required to reduce the length of their annual statements to members to a maximum of two pages?

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

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Nervous investors need advice 4 years into Pension Freedoms
Nervous investors need advice 4 years into Pension Freedoms
AEGON
6 May 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Reform
Aegon has published research marking the fourth anniversary of the introduction of pension freedoms showing a change in retirement patterns. The results show that the 250 advisers surveyed reported that, on average, 74% of assets are invested in drawdown compared to just 16% in annuities and 10% in cash, a significant 38% of the advisers said running out of money in retirement was among the top three concerns their clients had.

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

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Member outcomes under freedom and choice
Member outcomes under freedom and choice
XPS Pensions Group
May 2019 United Kingdom Pension Reform, Transfers
XPS Pensions Group has published the results of its second annual survey on member outcomes under freedom and choices, in which it built upon its previous research by analysing a further 1,800 transfers. The research found that 99% of the transfers analysed went into Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs), compared with 95% of transfers in 2018, and that the average transfer value increased over the same period from £230,000 to £275,000.

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

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Flexible Payments from Pensions: April 2019
Flexible payments from pensions
HM Revenue & Customs
30 Apr 2019 United Kingdom Payment of Pensions, Pension Reform, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR)
HMRC has updated its statistics on the number of flexible payments made from pensions, the number of individuals who have received a flexible payment and the total value of all flexible payments reported to HMRC. During the first quarter of 2019, a total of 648,000 payments were made to 284,000 individuals with a total value of £2,060m.

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.

5711495C1   Click here to contact the authors.
 
The EXTEND project - Exploring pension reforms, work, and inequalities
The EXTEND project - Exploring pension reforms, work, and inequalities
International Longevity Centre (ILC)
15 Apr 2019 Europe (including EU) Equality, European Union members, Longevity, Pension Reform, State Pensions
The International Longevity Centre UK (ILC) has published a report based on research from the EXTEND project that compares reforms to extend working lives across five European countries. According to the report, modelling to simulate the effects of recent pension system reforms suggests that moves toward DC pensions will lead to increased inequalities in pension income and wealth particularly among less educated women.

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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Pension freedoms usher in a new generation of "freetirees"
Pension freedoms usher in a new generation of ‘freetirees’
AEGON
2 Apr 2019 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Pension Reform
Research by Aegon has revealed that half of individuals over the age of 50 dismiss a traditional retirement journey in favour of easing themselves into retirement, with 26% considering starting to collect their pension while still working.

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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New insight provides snapshot of pension freedom behaviour
New insight provides snapshot of pension freedom behaviour
Canada Life
25 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Reform, Taxation
Canada Life has commissioned research looking at the behaviours of people who have flexibly accessed their pension savings over the past four years since the introduction of pension freedoms. The research shows that 68% of people accessing their pension are not currently using a financial adviser to help with their retirement planning and 66% did not shop around before buying a pension product from their pension provider.

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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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.

8E114453F   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pension freedoms four-year anniversary: are savers withdrawing sensibly or splurging irresponsibly?
Pension freedoms four-year anniversary: are savers withdrawing sensibly or splurging irresponsibly?
AJ Bell
11 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Investment - General, Pension Reform
A survey by AJ Bell has indicated that, on average, regular annual withdrawals under the pension freedoms are 4.7% of fund value, almost a third lower than 12 months ago.

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.

8011428B7   Click here to contact the authors.
 
New research reveals pension freedoms gender divide
New research reveals pension freedoms gender divide
AJ Bell
7 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Equality, Investment - Performance, Pension Reform
Research commissioned by AJ Bell has revealed that 5% of women describe their knowledge of the pension freedom reforms as "very good", compared to 18% of men. The research also found that women who have entered income drawdown since the launch of the pension freedoms in April 2015 have retirement pots worth £118,000 on average. This is 34% less than the average man who has a retirement pot of £179,000.

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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OECD Reviews of Pension Systems: Portugal
OECD Reviews of Pension Systems
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Mar 2019 Portugal European Union members, Pension Reform
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a review which provides a detailed analysis of the different components of the Portuguese pension system and assesses the system according to OECD best practices and guidelines.

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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