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Buy-to-let boom to be sustained by pension freedoms
Buy-to-let boom to be sustained by pension freedoms
Retirement Advantage
19 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Pension Reform
Research from Retirement Advantage has revealed that one in ten people aged 50 or over is likely to invest in property after they retire. Of the respondents, 35% think investing in property provides better returns than leaving the money in their pension or putting it in the bank.
841062090 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
The Return of Paternalistic Employers as Auto-Enrolment Celebrates 5th Birthday
The Return of Paternalistic Employers as Auto-Enrolment Celebrates 5th Birthday
Hargreaves Lansdown
18 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment
A Hargreaves Lansdown survey of over 400 employers has revealed that four out of five employers think minimum contributions under auto-enrolment should rise. Employers are also willing to shoulder the cost of a contribution increase, with 6% believing they should cover all the cost and 31% believing they should cover a greater share of the cost increase.
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The bank of mum and dad: the UK's most lenient lender?
The bank of mum and dad: the UK's most lenient lender?
Prudential
15 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Research from Prudential has revealed that one in five parents have taken money from their pension, or stopped contributing to it, in order to help their children financially.
9D1061739 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Defined Benefit Schemes: 53% of sponsors say scheme costs are having negative impact on pay
ACA Pension Trends Survey Interim Report No 1
Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA)
15 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Taxation
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has published key findings from the first interim report of this year’s ACA Pension Trends Survey. According to the findings, 53% of employers say that the costs associated with their DB schemes are having a negative impact on pay increases, with 80% claiming the cost was also having a negative impact on inter-generational equity.
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Research warns of 'pension castaways' as financial needs are adrift of reality for retirees
Research warns of 'pension castaways' as financial needs are adrift of reality for retirees
Retirement Advantage
14 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings, State Pensions
According to research by Retirement Advantage, people over 50 say they need an average of £1,435 a month to live on in retirement. However, based on an average pension pot of around £70,000 and a state pension of just under £160 per week, there is a shortfall in income of £444 per month.
F410619D2 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
13 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Pensions Dashboard, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, 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:
  • How likely is it the Pensions Dashboard will be ready to be launched on schedule for 2019;
  • Should boards assign one trustee the responsibility of coordinating and developing their scheme's cyber security policy?;
  • Should DWP introduce much higher requirements for DC schemes to disclose costs and charges to members?;
  • Do you agree with the PLSA that TPR's rules-based approach to regulation focuses too much on processes of governance, rather than ensuring trustees have the right skills?; and
  • Pensions Awareness Day is this Friday. What do you believe is the most important issue where awareness needs to be raised among individuals?
DB10581EF Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
5.5 million workers aged 50+ fear health concerns will curtail their working lives
Aviva Real Retirement Report
Aviva
13 Sep 2017 Europe (including EU) Longevity, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Data from Aviva's Real Retirement research has revealed that 48% of over 50-year-old workers now expect to be in employment beyond the age of 65, including 23% who plan to work beyond 70 and 13% who do not expect to ever retire fully.
2C10613B1 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions in Restructuring Survey 2017
Pensions in Restructuring Survey 2017
Taylor Wessing
13 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator
Taylor Wessing has published the results of its survey exploring the issues companies face with pensions in restructuring. Regarding whether TPR should be given additional powers in relation to corporate restructurings, only 11% felt that the powers that TPR has are fine as they are. However, no respondents felt there should be fines at fixed levels where TPR uses its “moral hazard powers”, rather than the current broad discretion.
3E1061190 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
2015 Update of the EBRI IRA Database: IRA Balances, Contributions, Rollovers, Withdrawals, and Asset Allocation
EBRI Issue Brief No 437
Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)
12 Sep 2017 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
The Employee Benefit Research Institute has updated its IRA Database, which includes results on the distribution of individual retirement account (IRA) types and account balances, contributions, rollovers, withdrawals and asset allocation in IRAs for 2015. According to the results the average IRA account balance in the database was $99,017 at year end 2015 and the average IRA individual balance was $125,045.
AB1061566 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status Decreased by One Percent in August
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
7 Sep 2017 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 decreased by 1% to 82% funded status in August 2017. At the end of August, the estimated aggregate deficit was $432bn, which represents a $28bn increase compared to the deficit measured at the end of July 2017.
8E1060227 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Economic labour market status of individuals aged 50 and over, trends over time: September 2017
Economic labour market status of individuals aged 50 and over, trends over time
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
7 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, State Pensions
The DWP has published experimental statistics, which detail the trends over time in the economic labour market status of individuals aged 50 and over. The figures show that the average age of retirement has increased over the past two decades, with the average retirement age increasing from 63.2 to 65.1 for men and from 60.8 to 63.6 for women.
101060196 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Transfer values on the rise
Transfer values on the rise
Xafinity
7 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the Xafinity Transfer Value Index, transfer values increased by 3% from £230,000 at the beginning of August to £237,000 at the end of the month.
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FTSE 350 pension deficits increase by over 10bn over August
Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
6 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from Mercer's Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the estimated accounting deficit for the DB schemes of FTSE 350 companies increased from £71bn at the end of July to £83bn on 31 August 2017.
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Fiduciary Management Survey 2017
Fiduciary Management Survey 2017
Aon Hewitt
6 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Advisers, Investment - General, Investment - Management, Scheme Issues & Trends, Trustees
Aon Hewitt's eighth survey on the fiduciary management of DB pension schemes has revealed that 48% of schemes now have some form of fiduciary management, compared to 45% in 2016. The survey also showed 'investment expertise' was cited by 51% of respondents as a key advantage of fiduciary management.
831059627 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
5 Sep 2017 United Kingdom Pension Reform, State Pensions, 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:
  • A report from Royal London and LCP has said that DB members should have a limited legal right to do a partial transfer. Do you agree?;
  • Common and conditional data have to be included in scheme returns from January 2018 for the first DB schemes, and summer 2018 for the first DC plans. How many schemes do you think might fail to meet their deadlines?;
  • Should the age at which members can access pension freedoms rise in line with the state pension age, to maintain a ten-year gap between the two?;
  • Has there been enough innovation in the drawdown fund market since Freedom and Choice was introduced in April 2015?; and
  • Should Government abolish all tax relief in favour of a more generous state pension?
611060986 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 

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