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Employers getting ‘switchy’ over workplace pensions
Employers getting ‘switchy’ over workplace pensions
Aviva
11 Oct 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Transfers
According to figures from Aviva, during the first half of 2019 there was a 60% increase in enquiries received by Aviva from employers and advisers looking to switch pension providers, when compared to the first of half of 2018. The figures also show that two thirds of the enquiries came from advisers, with the remaining third coming directly from employers.
A9117093C Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
10 Oct 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pensions Dashboard, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Issues & Trends, 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:
  • Is TPR right to fine trustee chairs for trivial or perceived omissions in DC chairs’ statements?;
  • Do you think bulk annuity providers are overlooking smaller scheme transactions to focus on ‘mega deals’?;
  • Should schemes with poor record keeping be handed harsher punishments?;
  • Is the DWP doing enough to ensure schemes take ESG and climate related risks into consideration?; and
  • Will the pensions dashboard make noticeable differences to saver engagement?
AD11708D6 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Supporting self-employed people to save for retirement
Supporting self-employed people to save for retirement
NEST Insight
10 Oct 2019 United Kingdom Part-time, Self-employed and Contract Workers, Savings
NEST Insight has published a report on helping self-employed people to save for retirement. According to the report, 74% of self-employed people think it is important to save for retirement, but 50% are not confident about how they will fund their retirement.
1A1170690 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Millions of the UK’s poorest pensioners receiving the least State support
Millions of the UK’s poorest pensioners receiving the least State support
Just Group
9 Oct 2019 United Kingdom State Pensions
Just Group has published analysis of three years’ data from the DWP’s Pensioner Income Series (2015 to 2018). The analysis finds that the poorest fifth of single pensioners are receiving annual benefits, including the state pension, of £7,644, which is less than any of their richer counterparts.
56117071B Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Transfer values volatile over September
XPS Transfer Watch
XPS Pensions Group
9 Oct 2019 United Kingdom Transfers
The latest edition of the XPS Transfer Watch has found that both the number and value of DB transfer values varied significantly during September 2019. XPS Pension Group's Transfer Value Index finished the month at £254,300, down slightly from £255,600 at the end of August.
501170145 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
ACA Survey Findings - Support for Key Measures to be Included in Pensions Bill
ACA 2019 Pension trends survey
Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA)
7 Oct 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Pensions Dashboard, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Legislation, Pension Reform, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The ACA 2019 Pension trends survey has found that employers are generally supportive of the ACA's recommendations for the upcoming Pensions Bill's eventual contents. According to the results, 78% of employers support a new DB scheme funding code providing a more straightforward fast-track route to demonstrating compliance and 76% support schemes being required to provide data to the pension dashboard(s).
C511697AB Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
3 Oct 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Investment - General, Master Trusts, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
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 DC savers face more limited choices from their savings plans and retirement decisions, i.e. investment strategy options and at-retirement products?;
  • One year on from the start of the master trust regime, has increased compliance taken the focus away from improving member outcomes?;
  • Seven years on from AE, has it been a great success story?;
  • Is it a good time for the government to set out a plan to gradually increase minimum contributions to perhaps 16% of earnings?; and
  • Does the GMP Equalisation Working Group’s methodology guidance provide enough clarity to help schemes with the process?
3011703F4 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Irish Pension Funds Sparkle in September
Irish Pension Funds Sparkle in September
Rubicon Investment Consulting
3 Oct 2019 Ireland Investment - General, Investment - Performance
According to Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest analysis, during September 2019 Irish pension managed funds rose by 2.4% on average. The analysis also reveals that funds have gained 16.8% on average over the first nine months of 2019, although average fund returns over the past 12 months were a more modest 5.9%.
60116949B Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Pension Schemes Well-Prepared for the Potential Impact of Brexit
Pension Schemes Well-Prepared for the Potential Impact of Brexit
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
3 Oct 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Automatic Enrolment, Brexit, Trustees
According to a survey by the PLSA, 88% of workplace pension fund trustee boards have discussed the potential impact of Brexit on their schemes, up from 63% the previous year. Compared to 28% in 2018, 55% of workplace pension schemes have taken specific action to mitigate the risk of Brexit.
CF1169326 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
2019 Global Perspectives on Responsible Investing
Global Perspectives on Responsible Investing
2 Oct 2019 WORLDWIDE Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General
According to Aon’s 2019 Global Perspectives on Responsible Investing survey of almost 230 investment professionals globally, 85% stated that responsible investing is at least somewhat important to their organisation, up from 68% in its 2018 survey. The survey also found that corporate pensions reported huge gains in positive RI sentiment over the last year, with 86% of those corporate pensions polled saying that RI is at least somewhat important. This compares to 56% of respondents last year.
DF11696A0 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Participation, contributions climb in 403(b) plans
403(b) Survey Report
Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA)
2 Oct 2019 United States Administration, Countries - US
According to the eleventh annual 403(b) Plan Survey from the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA), plan sponsor contribution rates increased over the past year to an average of 5.5% of pay (up from 4.7% a year ago). The survey also found that participants now contribute 6.6% of pay, up from 6.3% last year.
FF11695D1 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Member Outcomes under Freedom and Choice
Member Outcomes under Freedom and Choice
XPS Pensions Group
Oct 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers, Trustees
XPS Pensions Group has published research examining the ways in which DB pension schemes can provide better support to members as they make decisions asscociated with freedom and choice. According to the research, 10% of XPS Pensions Group's clients have already appointed an IFA, whilst 25% are actively considering the appointment of an IFA.
EF1170591 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Second pillar: a growing gap between generations
Second pillar: a growing gap between generations
Credit Suisse
Oct 2019 Switzerland Pensioners & Retirement, Savings, State Pensions
Credit Suisse has published a report entitled "Second pillar: a growing gap between generations", which analyses the key challenges facing the second pillar from the perspective of pension funds and insured persons. According to a generational comparison, pension payments from the first and second pillars in relation to final incomes will decline from an estimated 57% in 2010 to 46% in 2025, and from 51% to 37% for those on a higher income.
EF117048A Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Great British Retirement Survey 2019
Great British Retirement Survey
interactive investor
Oct 2019 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
According to a report by interactive investor exploring the attitudes of 10,000 Brits approaching or in retirement, not starting a pension sooner is a regret for 17% of respondents, while 32% of non-retirees regret not saving enough generally. The report also found that 37% of women say they will need to make major lifestyle changes to maintain their standard of living in retirement, compared to 18% of men.
321170231 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report: July 2012-end September 2019
Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Oct 2019 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, between July 2012 and the end of September 2019, 1,568,122 employers confirmed that they had met their automatic enrolment duties. The report also states that 10,165,000 eligible jobholders were automatically enrolled into an automatic enrolment pension scheme during the same period.
C81170058 Click here to view the full summary.  
 

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