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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
11 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Corporate Governance, Public Sector Pensions, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Taxation, 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:
  • Is The Pensions Regulator right to accelerate the consolidation of smaller schemes?;
  • Is 10 weeks an appropriate length to conduct a full DB to DC transfer, as laid out in PASAís new transfer guidance?;
  • Do you agree with The Pensions Regulatorís view the governance of smaller schemes is generally poor?;
  • Should the government amend pensions tax allowance rules specifically for high-earners in the NHS Pension Scheme?; and
  • Is it right for TPR to pursue company bossesí personal assets to provide funds for DB schemes?
4A11588BD Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Understanding the Gender Pensions Gap: Report Sponsored by NOW: Pensions
Understanding the Gender Pensions Gap: Report Sponsored by NOW: Pensions
Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and NOW: Pensions
11 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Equality, Savings
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has published a report, sponsored by NOW: Pensions, entitled "Understanding the Gender Pensions Gap". The report focuses on the pension savings gap between men and women and the major contributing factors to these differences, analyses the reasons why such factors cause differences in the amount contributed into a pension and explores the impact a range of potential policies have on bridging the gap.
C111578DB Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Retirement Report 2019: Adequate Savings Index
Retirement Report
Scottish Widows
10 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
The 15th annual Scottish Widows Retirement Report shows that the number of people saving enough for a comfortable retirement has hit its highest ever level, with 59% now saving adequately for the future, compared to 55% 12 months ago. However, the proportion of people not saving at all for later life remains static at 17%, while one in five people expect they will never be able to afford to retire.
E911579A0 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Transfer values and transfer activity stabilise over June
XPS Transfer Watch
XPS Pensions Group
10 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the XPS Transfer Watch, transfer values fell slightly during June 2019 as the number of DB transfers over the month also fell marginally. The XPS Pensions Group's Transfer Value Index ended the month at £240,800, down from £241,500 at the end of May, while the Transfer Activity Index has revealed a slight decrease in the number of transfers processed by the administration business during June.
2011577C7 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Pension Finance Watch - June 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
8 Jul 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 experienced a 2.1% increase in June bringing the index level to 77.1.
CC11585F6 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status Increased by 2% in June
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
8 Jul 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 June 2019 to 87%. The estimated aggregate deficit fell by $31bn from $339bn at the end of May to $308bn at the end of June.
C71158388 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
European Asset Allocation Survey 2019
European Asset Allocation Survey
Mercer
8 Jul 2019 Europe (including EU) Investment - General, Scheme Issues & Trends
According to Mercer's European Asset Allocation Survey, 55% of European pension schemes consider environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) risks as part of their investment decision-making, up 15% from 2018.
D71158225 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
4 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, 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 there be a new independent pensions commission?;
  • Of those trustees that are remunerated, the average pay for non-chairs is £20,384. Do you think this is too high, about right or too low?;
  • If AE minimum contributions are increased again, should rates be set at the same level for employers and employees?;
  • Should trustees be legally required to meet minimum standards of knowledge and understanding, and ongoing learning?; and
  • Is there a danger of over-professionalising trusteeship?
8611575FE Click here to view the full summary.  
 
The State Pension is worth nearly £330,000 to todayís retirees
The State Pension is worth nearly £330,000 to todayís retirees
AEGON
4 Jul 2019 United Kingdom State Pensions
According to analysis of age related benefits by Aegon, the present value of the state pension at its full level of £168.80 per week is £327,000, as it would cost this amount to buy the full state pension through an annuity. This value is significantly higher than any other age related benefit.
4311574FA Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Professional Pensions Administration Survey 2019
Professional Pensions Administration Survey
Professional Pensions
4 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Scheme Issues & Trends
Professional Pensions has published the 2019 edition of its Administration Survey, in which it ranked the best third-party administrators and software providers for pension schemes. The survey shows that 90% of the schemes surveyed outsource their administration, with just 10% of schemes using largely in-house arrangements.
3B1157251 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
FTSE 350 pension deficits falls by £9bn in June
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
3 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting deficit of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes decreased from £57bn at the end of May to £48bn at the end of June. A 0.07% decline in corporate bond yields, which was mitigated by a 0.05% fall in market implied inflation, prompted a £4bn increase in liabilities to £860bn, while asset values stood at £812bn, a £13bn increase from the end of May.
DC1158125 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
A Sunny June for Irish Pension Managed Funds
A Sunny June for Irish Pension Managed Funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
3 Jul 2019 Ireland Investment - General, Investment - Performance
According to Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest analysis, Irish pension funds gained 3.3% on average during June. The analysis shows that over the past twelve months, the average return from Irish pension managed funds was 5.4%.
B111573C5 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
UK DB pension deficit down by £20bn in June, PwC Skyval Index shows
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
3 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval index, the deficit of DB pension funds has decreased by £20bn compared to the previous month end and the total deficit stood at £220bn at the end of June 2019. This month's reduction in deficit has been partly attributed to the positive performance in equity markets.
A9115706A Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Police pension schemes (England & Wales) - Actuarial valuation as at 31 March 2016
Police pension schemes (England & Wales) - Actuarial valuation
Government Actuary's Department (GAD)
3 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Public Sector Pensions
The Government Actuary's Department (GAD) has carried out an actuarial valuation of the police pension schemes, in England and Wales, as at 31 March 2016. The report reveals that the uncorrected rate of employer contribution payable for the four-year period from 1 April 2019 will be 26.9% of pensionable pay, while the corrected rate is to be 31.8% of pensionable pay.
C311569D6 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
The ASFA Retirement Standard (March quarter 2019)
The ASFA Retirement Standard
Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)
Jul 2019 Australia Countries - excl. European Union and US, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has published updated figures which reveal that a couple aged around 65 looking to achieve a comfortable retirement needs to spend $61,061 a year, whilst couples aged around 65 seeking a "modest" lifestyle would need to spend $39,848 a year.
EA115871B Click here to view the full summary.  
 

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