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Searching for: topic is "Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)"

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How to harness CEO self-interest to protect pensions
How to harness CEO self-interest to protect pensions
Warwick Business School
12 Feb 2019 United Kingdom Executive Pensions, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
A study conducted by researchers at Warwick Business School, the University of Exeter Business School and Queen Mary University of London has found that forcing executives to become members of the same pension plan as their staff could protect DB schemes from closure. The research looked at the pension arrangements of all 322 publicly listed UK firms that offered a DB scheme between 1999 and 2013, and found that CEOs were 77% less likely to close their company's main DB scheme if they were a member of the scheme and a trustee of the plan, even if it was in deficit.
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Global Pension Assets Study - 2018
Global Pension Assets Study - 2018
The Thinking Ahead Institute
10 Feb 2019 WORLDWIDE Investment - General, Investment - Performance, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Worldwide News
The Thinking Ahead Institute at Willis Towers Watson has published the latest edition of its Global Pension Assets Study, which looks at trends in pension assets across 22 major global pension markets. According to the report, 2018 was the third worst year for pension asset growth in the seven largest pension markets (the "P7"). The research also reveals that for the first time DC assets now account for more than 50% of total assets across the P7, and similarly finds that over the last ten years DC assets have grown by 8.9%, while DB assets have grown by 4.6%.
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American Views on Defined Contribution Plan Saving, 2018
American Views on Defined Contribution Plan Saving
Investment Company Institute (ICI)
7 Feb 2019 United States Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
ICI has published a study looking at the views of individuals that own DC pension plans on DC plan characteristics. According to the findings, more than nine in ten DC-owning individuals believe that employer-sponsored retirement accounts help them think about the long term and make it easier for them to save, while 85% agree that the tax treatment of DC plans is a significant incentive to make contributions. The study also found that more than 75% of Americans have confidence in the ability of 401(k)s and other DC retirement accounts to help individuals meet their retirement goals.
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Planning and preparing for later life: a social survey feasibility study
Planning and preparing for later life: a social survey feasibility study
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
6 Feb 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Automatic Enrolment, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), State Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has commissioned a feasibility study into how the DWP can better understand the ways people plan and prepare for later life. The study examines what data the Government needs and it makes recommendations to help inform the future direction of research into later life issues concerning work, retirement and pensions decisions. One of the recommendations in the report is to introduce a bespoke, cross-sectional survey of 40 to 75 year olds, repeated every three to five years.
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Quick or slow: how does your pension provider compare?
Quick or slow: how does your pension provider compare?
Portafina
16 Jan 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Pension Reform, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
Pension advice company Portafina has conducted research to discover which pension providers respond the quickest and which take the longest to supply essential details, especially in light of the options arising since the introduction of pension freedoms. The research for 2018 covered 11,431 requests for information made to over 650 different DC and DB pension scheme providers and scheme administrators. Based on the average time to provide information, the fastest DC scheme was Hargreaves Lansdown and the fastest DB scheme was Legal and General.

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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LCP predicts that as many as 15 FTSE 100 companies are set to offload their UK pension plans by 2021
LCP predicts that as many as 15 FTSE 100 companies are set to offload their UK pension plans by 2021
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
8 Jan 2019 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
Analysis by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) has revealed that as many as 15 FTSE 100 companies will be able to offload their DB pension schemes in the next three years. According to LCP's analysis of the funding position of the FTSE 100, if current deficit contribution levels of about £7bn per year continue, a further nine companies will reach a full buyout through 2025, and a further 16 by the end of 2028.

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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Managing Uncertainty: The Search for a Golden Discount-Rate Rule for Defined-Benefit Pensions
Managing Uncertainty: The Search for a Golden Discount-Rate Rule for Defined-Benefit Pensions
C D Howe Institute
Jan 2019 Canada Countries - excl. European Union and US, Public Sector Pensions, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Surpluses and Deficits
The CD Howe Institute has published a paper revealing that public sector pensions are using risky projections to calculate their future liabilities. The study shows that pension fund sponsors use a discount rate to determine the value of assets they must set aside for future benefits. If the rate is too high, the assets can be too meagre, and vice versa. The report examines whether there is an optimum discount-rate rule that finds the right balance.
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DC trust: presentation of scheme return data 2018 - 2019
DC trust: a presentation of scheme return data
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Jan 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
TPR has released the latest edition of its annual statistics on occupational DC trust-based pension schemes, including hybrid dual-section schemes, and memberships. The report shows that the number of DC occupational schemes with two or more DC members has declined by 2% and the number of occupational schemes with 12 or more members has declined by 8%. The research also found that membership in schemes with 12 or more members increased by 33% over the last year, and by over 640% since the start of 2010.

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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Mercer forecasts nearly one third of a trillion pounds to be paid by UK company DB pension schemes over next three years
Nearly one third of a trillion pounds to be paid by UK company DB schemes over next three years
Mercer
14 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Transfers
According to Mercer, nearly one third of a trillion pounds will be paid by UK private sector DB pension schemes between 2019 and 2021. The record amount is due to large numbers of active and deferred members expected to transfer the value of their entitlement to another arrangement and a rapidly growing buy-in and buy-out market.

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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Charges, returns and transparency in DC - what can we learn from other countries?
Charges, returns and transparency in DC
Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)
Dec 2018 Australia, Europe (including EU), United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, United States Countries - excl. European Union and US, European Union members, Investment - General, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The PPI, sponsored by Which? magazine, has published a report entitled 'Charges, returns and transparency in DC - what can we learn from other countries?'. The report compares data for DC workplace pensions from Australia, the United States, the Netherlands and Sweden to explore workplace pension charges and allow analysis of whether, on a global level, UK charges are high or low, transparent and offer good investment returns. The report examines the level of disclosed costs and charges in each country in the context of the country’s pensions system, the investment returns achieved and also the transparency and effectiveness of the governance oversight of charging.

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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Living the dream? Aon DC and Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018
Aon DC and Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018
Aon
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Advisers, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
Aon has published the results of its Aon DC and Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018, which highlights that people in mid-career, from 35 to 49 years of age, are the most likely to struggle when it comes to saving enough. The survey also showed that whilst 72% of all respondents said they feel confident about making financial decisions that affect their future, 59% feel they are not saving enough for their long-term needs.

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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How are DC schemes adapting to freedom and choice?
LCP DC Scheme Survey
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Reform, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
LCP has published a report entitled "How are DC schemes adapting to freedom and choice?" The report found that, since the Freedom and Choice reforms, 60% of schemes offer three or more lifestyle strategies, allowing members to target different retirement outcomes.

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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Pensions Research 2018 - December 2018
Pensions Research 2018
Employee Benefits and Barnett Waddingham
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Advisers, Automatic Enrolment, Brexit, Lifetime ISA, Pension Reform, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
A report published by Employee Benefits and Barnett Waddingham has shown that 85% of its 246 respondents believe it is too early to tell what the impact of Brexit will be on pensions. Of those surveyed, 30% think Brexit will have no impact - an increase from the 11% who felt the same way in 2017.

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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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%.

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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