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Transfer values fall during November
XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index
XPS Pensions Group
10 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index, pension transfer values fluctuated during November with an overall fall from £235,000 at the end of October to £230,000 at the end of November.
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Pension Finance Watch - November 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Dec 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index increased during November, recovering much of the previous month's loss. The resulting 0.7% growth for the month brought the index to a value of 82.2.
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A Mild November for Irish Pension Funds
A Mild November for Irish Pension Funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
5 Dec 2018 Ireland Investment - General, Investment - Performance
According to Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest analysis, Irish pension funds saw returns of 0.8% on average during November, an improvement from the previous month's losses. The analysis shows that managed pension funds have gained just 0.9% on average so far this year.
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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.
 
FTSE 350 pension deficit narrows to £17bn
FTSE 350 pension deficit narrows to £17bn
Mercer
4 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the latest Mercer Pension Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting position of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes improved by £19bn in November with the deficit falling from £36bn to £17bn. Liabilities have fallen from £795bn to £767bn due to an increase in corporate bond yields and a fall in market implied inflation, while asset values fell from £759bn to £750bn.
111132490 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Majority of Brits support compulsory pension saving, says LCP research
Majority of Brits support compulsory pension saving
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) and YouGov
3 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Savings
According to research by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) and YouGov, 66% of British adults are in favour of compulsory pension saving. This figure increases for those aged over 55, with 78% supporting mandatory pension contributions.
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Health and wealth top the list of retirement fears
Health and wealth top the list of retirement fears
Hargreaves Lansdown
3 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
A Hargreaves Lansdown survey has explored the pressing fears and expectations of people towards retirement. When asked to pick their top three retirement fears, 48% of respondents said they feared not having enough money.
FA113149B Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
JLT's monthly fund index update for the month of December 2018
JLT's monthly fund index update
JLT Employee Benefits (JLT EB)
1 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
JLT Employee Benefits has published the latest update to its monthly index showing the funding position of UK private sector DB pension schemes under IAS19. According to the index, as at 30 November 2018, FTSE 100 companies had a funding level of 100% and a deficit of £1bn, compared with a funding level of 97% and a deficit of £22bn as at 30 November 2017. The data also shows an improvement in the funding position of UK private sector pension schemes as a whole, which at the end of November 2018 had a funding level of 97% and a deficit of £48bn, compared with a funding level of 94% and a £98bn deficit at the end of November 2017.
F3113175F 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.
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Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report: July 2018 - end November 2018
Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator
TPR has published its monthly report on automatic enrolment, which sets out information based on data submitted by employers. According to the report, 1,418,680 employers confirmed that they had met their duties by completing their declaration of compliance between July 2012 and the end of November 2018. The report also states that 9,958,000 eligible jobholders were automatically enrolled into an automatic enrolment pension scheme during the same period.
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The current master trust market: Latest facts and figures - December 2018
The current master trust market: Latest facts and figures
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Master Trusts, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator
TPR has published the latest version of statistics outlining the current state of the master trust market. In the report, the Regulator revealed that it had identified 90 master trusts in the market, and that as at 30 November, it had received one application for authorisation. The report also shows that of the master trusts identified by TPR, three have exited the market, 32 have triggered their exit from the market, and 54 are expected to either apply for authorisation or trigger their exit from the market in the coming months.
7D113262D Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
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.
2F1132522 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Automatic enrolment: review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for 2019/20
Automatic enrolment: review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment
The DWP has published its review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for automatic enrolment into a workplace pension. The Secretary of State has concluded that the existing threshold of £10,000 remains the correct level at this point in the establishment of automatic enrolment and will not change for 2019/20. This represents a real terms decrease in the value of the earnings trigger when assumed wage growth is taken into account and will bring in an additional 40,000 individuals into the target population.
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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.
9111322AB Click here to view the full summary.  
 
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.
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