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UK DB schemes targeting buyout treble in past five years
UK DB schemes targeting buyout treble in past five years
Willis Towers Watson
15 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies, Investment - General
According to research by Willis Towers Watson, 32% of DB pension scheme trustees are targeting an outright buyout with an insurer. A further 5% plan to run the scheme off over time with a buyout-like level of funding.
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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%.
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Continued transfer value stability over July
Continued transfer value stability over July
XPS Pensions Group
13 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Master Trusts, Pension Reform, Scheme Issues & Trends
According to the latest XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index, pension transfer values stood at 233,000 at the end of July.
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Plan sponsors' top concern shifts from reducing plan costs to helping employees prepare for retirement
Plan Sponsor Attitudes Study
Fidelity Investments
13 Aug 2018 United States Advisers, Automatic Enrolment, Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
According to Fidelity Investments' ninth annual Plan Sponsor Attitudes Study, 33% of plan sponsors cited whether the plan was effectively preparing employees for retirement financially as their main concern. In order to help employees achieve their savings goals, 82% of plan sponsors are making changes to their plan design and 83% are altering their investment menus.
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Majority of GPs intend to retire before the age of 60
Majority of GPs intend to retire before the age of 60
Pulse
10 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Occupations/Industry Sectors, Pensioners & Retirement, Public Sector Pensions
According to a survey by Pulse, 51% of GPs said they plan to retire before the age of 60. Of the 759 doctors questioned, 38% of respondents intend to retire at 56-60 years, whilst almost one in seven will retire before the age of 56.
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Record breaking start to 2018 with 21.8bn of longevity risk transfer
Record breaking start to 2018 with 21.8bn of longevity risk transfer
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
9 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies, Longevity
According to research by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP), UK pension plans undertook a record 7.8bn of pension buy-ins and buy-outs during the first six months of 2018. Total longevity risk transfers during the first half of the year reached a record 21.8bn.
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Bulk Annuity Market Update: The dawn of a new age in the bulk annuity market
H1 Bulk Annuity Market Update
Hymans Robertson
9 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown
Hymans Robertson's latest analysis of the bulk annuity market shows that, in the first half of 2018, many insurers are writing almost as much pension scheme bulk annuity volume as in the whole of 2017. Taking into account buy-ins and buy-outs that are close to transaction, the market is therefore expected to meet the predicted total volume of 35bn, a more than 100% increase compared to the market average over the past four years.
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S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status Increased by 2% in July
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
7 Aug 2018 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% to 91% in July 2018. At the end of July, the estimated aggregate deficit was $193bn, which was a $36bn decrease compared to the $229bn measured at the end of June.
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Annuity rates set for second year of rises
Annuity rates set for second year of rises
Moneyfacts
7 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown
According to data from the latest Moneyfacts UK Personal Pension Trends Treasury Report, the average annual annuity income rose by between 1.4% and 4.8% in the first six months of 2018. If this trend continues, it would mark the second year in a row where annuity rates have risen, the first time this has happened since 2007.
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How contributing an extra 1% of your salary could boost your pension by nearly 60,000
How contributing an extra 1% of your salary could boost your pension by nearly 60,000
Fidelity International
6 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
Analysis from Fidelity International has shown that if a 30-year-old contributed an extra 1% of a 30,000 salary to their pension, by the age of 68 they could have an additional 58,273 in their retirement fund. If they were able to increase their contributions by an additional 2% of their salary, this could boost their pension by 116,546.
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Pension Finance Watch - July 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
3 Aug 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
The latest Pension Finance Watch has reported that the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index increased by 1.5% to 80.9 in July 2018. This fourth consecutive monthly increase is attributed to strong equity market returns.
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FTSE350 pension gap has more than halved in 2018
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
2 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
The Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting deficit of DB schemes relating to FTSE350 companies has fallen from 72bn at the start of 2018 to 32bn on 31 July. The survey also suggests that 2018 will be a record year for pension risk transfer as a result of improvements in funding levels, attractive pricing in the market and a push for risk reduction in light of the uncertainty surrounding Brexit.
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A turning point for FTSE350 pensions? Analysing the impact of DB pensions on UK business
A turning point for FTSE350 pensions?
Barnett Waddingham
2 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Investment - General, Occupations/Industry Sectors, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits, Transfers
Barnett Waddingham has published its eighth annual report on the pension provision of the FTSE 350. According to the report, 2017 was a turning point for FTSE 350 pension schemes, with the aggregate IAS19 deficit falling from 62bn in 2016 to 55bn in 2017 and contributions to pay down DB scheme deficits increasing.
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Skyval Index July update shows fall in UK pension deficit
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
1 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
PwC has published the latest edition of its Skyval Index which is based on the Skyval platform used by pension funds and provides an aggregate health check of the UKs corporate DB pension funds. According to the Index, the deficit of DB pension funds stood at 180bn at the end of July 2018, down from 200bn at the end of June.
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Early indicator estimates from the Wealth and Assets Survey: attitudes towards saving for retirement, automatic enrolment into workplace pensions and financial situation, July 2016 to December 2017
Early indicator estimates from the Wealth and Assets Survey: attitudes towards saving for retirement
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
1 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Part-time, Self-employed and Contract Workers, Savings
The ONS has published the latest estimates from its Wealth and Assets Survey, a longitudinal survey which aims to address gaps identified in the data on household economic well-being in Great Britain. The latest edition of the survey is based upon responses received between July 2016 and December 2017. According to the survey, only 63% of eligible employees were aware that they had been auto-enrolled into a workplace pension. The findings also show that 44% of employees thought that workplace pensions were the safest way to save for retirement, while 42% of the self-employed believed investing in property to be the safest form of retirement saving.

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