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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
4 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Pensions Dashboard, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Savings
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 Department for Work and Pensions right to launch the dashboard on a voluntary participation basis?;
  • The DWP has said it expects the majority of schemes to be providing data to the dashboard by 2023. Do you believe this is feasible?;
  • The PPF Purple Book says the average recovery plan length is 7.8 years. Do you believe this is: too long; about right; or too short?;
  • Should saving into a pension be compulsory?; and
  • What should be the top priority for pensions in 2019?
251132874 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
PPF 7800 Index (30 November 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate funding position of the 5,450 schemes in the Index is estimated to have improved from a deficit of £67.2bn at the end of October 2018 to a surplus of £14.3bn at the end of November 2018. The funding level increased across the month from 95.9% to 100.9%. This month there have been two updates to the way in which the Index is calculated, to reflect the new Purple Book 2018 data set and the latest version of the actuarial assumptions for s179 valuations, both of which have resulted in an increase in the funding level.
C11133310 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Purple Book 2018 - DB Pensions Universe Risk Profile
Purple Book
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The PPF has published the thirteenth edition of the Purple Book, which monitors the risks faced by 5,450 DB pension schemes throughout the UK. According to the findings on scheme funding, the aggregate deficit on a s179 basis improved from £161.8bn to £70.5bn in the year to the end of March 2018, whilst the aggregate funding level rose from 90.5% to 95.7%.
CC1131656 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
PPF 7800 Index (31 October 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
13 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the Index is estimated to have increased over the month to £107.7bn at the end of October 2018, from a deficit of £38.7bn at the end of September 2018. The funding level decreased from 97.7% at the end of September to 93.6%.
B01128611 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
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 PPF’s 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.

6E1127194   Click here to contact the authors.
 
PPF 7800 Index (30 September 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
9 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the Index is estimated to have decreased over the month to £38.7bn at the end of September 2018, from a deficit of £65.3bn at the end of August 2018. The funding level increased from 96.1% at the end of August to 97.7%.
CD11228F4 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
27 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Pensions Dashboard, Investment - General, Pension Protection Fund, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, State Pensions
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 believe there is ever a case for combining retirement savings products with other savings products?;
  • Do you think the PPF levy for sponsorless schemes is appropriate for DB consolidators (as opposed to a special levy)?;
  • Do you think that pension scheme herding in investment strategies is a good or bad thing, and why?;
  • Should pension schemes begin trialling a 'mid-life MOT' for members?; and
  • Would the pensions dashboard still be useful if it did not provide a live feed to the state pension?

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

11112133F   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
13 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Master Trusts, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Surpluses and Deficits, Trustees
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:
  • Should the PPF cap be amended to ensure all members get at least 50% of the benefits promised?;
  • Is the regulator right to be taking a much tougher approach to smaller DB and DC schemes?;
  • How many DC master trusts does the UK need?;
  • Should detailed cost disclosure become mandatory for asset managers?;
  • The DWP has dropped plans to force schemes to publish statements on how they take members’ views on ESG issues into account. Is this right?;
  • Should DB sponsors disclose their pension liabilities in their accounts on an alternative basis to the accounting standard?; and
  • If trustees could do one single thing to improve the pension awareness of members, what do you think it should be?

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

3E11196D5    
 
PPF 7800 Index (31 August 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
11 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the Index is estimated to have increased over the month to £65.3bn at the end of August 2018, from a deficit of £62.8bn at the end of July 2018. The funding level decreased from 96.3% at the end of July to 96.1%.
4211186C4 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
PPF 7800 Index (31 July 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
14 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the Index is estimated to have decreased over the month to £62.8bn at the end of July 2018, from a deficit of £85.6bn at the end of June 2018. The funding level increased from 94.9% at the end of June to 96.3%.
891114166 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
PPF 7800 Index (30 June 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Jul 2018 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the PPF 7800 Index is estimated to have decreased over the month to £85.6bn at the end of June 2018, from a deficit of £94bn at the end of May 2018. The funding ratio increased from 94.5% at the end of May to 94.9%.
9211092DC Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
13 Jun 2018 United Kingdom Pensions Dashboard, Legislation, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Surpluses and Deficits, Trustees
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:
  • Should The Pensions Regulator create a pool of 'super trustees' that can be parachuted into schemes to fix problems when they arise?;
  • Should the pensions dashboard's launch be delayed until the government can introduce legislation to compel all providers to participate?;
  • Should DB consolidation vehicles be subject to a special levy if they are deemed eligible for the PPF in the event of a failure?;
  • Do you think that DB schemes with recovery plans over 10 years should have to explain why to the regulator?; and
  • Was the taking of Pension Holidays, while justifiable at the time, the beginning of the problems for DB schemes?

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

751105431   Click here to contact the authors.
 
PPF 7800 Index (31 May 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Jun 2018 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the PPF 7800 Index is estimated to have increased over the month to £94bn at the end of May 2018, from a deficit of £81.7bn at the end of April 2018. The funding ratio decreased from 95.1% at the end of April to 94.5%.
6711045FA Click here to view the full summary.  
 
PPF 7800 Index (30 April 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
May 2018 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the PPF 7800 Index is estimated to have decreased over the month to £81.7bn at the end of April 2018, from a deficit of £115.6bn at the end of March 2018. The funding ratio increased from 93.1% at the end of March to 95.1%.
45109843B Click here to view the full summary.  
 
PPF 7800 Index (31 March 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the index is estimated to have increased from £72.1bn at the end of February 2018 to £115.6bn at the end of March 2018, while the funding level decreased from 95.6% to 93.1% over the same period.
3B10939AE Click here to view the full summary.  
 

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