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Total value of world’s largest 300 pension funds rises by 15.1% in 2017
Willis Towers Watson Global 300 Research 2017
Willis Towers Watson
23 Oct 2018 Switzerland, WORLDWIDE Investment - General
 According to Willis Towers Watson, the Global 300 Research has revealed that assets under management (AUM) at the world's largest pension funds increased in value by 15.1% in 2017 to reach a total of $18.1trn, a significant increase from the 6.1% growth achieved in 2016. Swiss pension fund assets also increased by 12.2%, slightly below the average rate for the study.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Nearly 90% of public pension savings exposed to global warming despite UN warning
Nearly 90% of public pension savings exposed to global warming despite UN warning
Asset Owners Disclosure Project
23 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General, Investment - Management
According to research conducted by the Asset Owners Disclosure Project, only 13% of savings collectively managed by the world's 100 largest public pension funds have undergone formal assessment for exposure to climate-related risks. It is estimated that this leaves £7.5trn of savings unprotected from the economic risks associated with climate change and vulnerable to potential losses in the long term. The research also found that only 10% of the largest public pension funds have made formal pledges to align their priorities with the goals of the Paris Agreement, and that 85% of funds have no formal policy for excluding thermal coal.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Fire and rescue workforce and pensions statistics: England April 2017 to March 2018
Fire and rescue workforce and pensions statistics
Home Office
18 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Occupations/Industry Sectors, Public Sector Pensions, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR)
The Home Office has published workforce and pensions statistics for fire and rescue services in England covering the financial year 2017/18. According to the statistics, the Firefighters' Pension Scheme's deficit in 2017/18 was around £552m, which represents a 3% increase on the deficit for the 2016/17 financial year.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Local government pension scheme funds for England and Wales: 2017 to 2018
Local government pension scheme funds for England and Wales
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
17 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Local Government, Scheme Issues & Trends
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published a statistical release relating to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds in England and Wales for the year 2017-18. According to the release, at the end of March 2018 the LGPS in England and Wales encompassed 5.8 million people, of which 2.0 million are employees currently making contributions to the scheme, 1.7 million are pensioners and 2.1 million are former employees who are entitled to a pension from the LGPS at some point in the future. The statistics have also revealed that total LGPS income in England and Wales in 2017-18 was £17.4bn, which is a like-for-like increase of 21.4% on 2016-17. This increase is mainly due to a rise in employer contributions, which were 27.7% higher in 2017-18 than in 2016-17.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The UK’s lost pension mountain could be worth £20 billion – at least six times higher than previously estimated
The UK’s lost pension mountain could be worth £20 billion
Association of British Insurers (ABI)
17 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Pensions Dashboard, Savings
Research carried out by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) on behalf of the ABI estimates that as many as 1.6m lost pensions pots worth £20bn could remain unclaimed. In the study, the PPI surveyed firms representing about 50% of the private DC contribution pensions markets, and from this found 800,000 lost pensions worth an estimated £9.7bn, but believes that the actual figure could be much higher, as the research did not look at lost pensions held in the public sector or with trust-based schemes.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
16 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Brexit, Investment - Ethical and SRI, 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:
  • Are default decumulation pathways a good way to overcome retirement confusion?;
  • Has your pension scheme or a scheme you work with started contingency planning to assess the impact of a no-deal Brexit?;
  • Should financial services firms be required to disclose the potential effect of climate change on long-term investments, such as pensions?;
  • Are basis point charges still a legitimate way for trustees to assess investment management costs when appointing managers?; and
  • Should member-nominated trustees be paid?

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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37% of pension schemes in funding surplus, according to Mercer's 2018 Valuation Survey
Mercer's 2018 Valuation Survey
Mercer
16 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer's 2018 Valuation Survey, 37% of pension schemes are now in surplus against their agreed funding target, compared to 27% in 2015. The survey also found that Integrated Risk Management (IRM) has become a key part of trustees' decision-making processes, with three quarters of pension schemes reviewing investment strategy alongside the valuation process.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Positive reaction from savers to automatic enrolment increase
Positive reaction from savers to automatic enrolment increase
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
15 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Master Trusts, Scheme Issues & Trends
According to figures from the PLSA, the vast majority of savers have continued to pay into their pensions, despite the rise in minimum automatic enrolment contributions in April. Numbers for the three largest master trusts (NEST, NOW: Pensions and The People's Pension) show that the proportion of people who stopped contributing to their pension increased by just 0.2% following the change.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2018 Pension trends survey Report No 2 - Pension Tax Relief
Pension trends survey
Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA)
15 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Taxation
The Association of Consulting Actuaries has published the second in a series of reports outlining the results of the ACA's 2018 Pension trends survey. According to the results, 59% of employers say the current pension tax structure is too complicated and needs simplification. Additionally, 78% of employers say that the tapered annual allowance should be reconsidered, while 53% also want the lifetime allowance to be abolished.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The DC Future Book: 2018 Edition
The DC Future Book
Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)
11 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Automatic Enrolment, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, State Pensions, Transfers
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has published the fourth edition of "The DC Future Book", in association with Columbia Threadneedle Investments, which outlines available data on the DC landscape and explores current trends. The report also contains PPI modelling exploring how the DC landscape might evolve in the future both for individuals and on an aggregate level.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2018 Global Retirement Reality Report: The Happiness Formula
Global Retirement Reality Report
State Street Global Advisors
11 Oct 2018 WORLDWIDE Pensioners & Retirement, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has published its 2018 Global Retirement Reality Report, which compares objective rankings of various retirement systems with qualitative results from a survey of 9,451 respondents in eight countries, including 1,603 in the UK. SSGA found that in the UK, 11% of respondents said they were optimistic about their financial situation in retirement, compared to 27% in the US and just 5% in Italy.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Continued transfer value stability over Q3 2018
XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index
XPS Pensions Group
10 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index, pension transfer values fluctuated during September 2018, with an overall fall from £232,000 at the end of August to £230,000 at the end of September.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PPF 7800 Index (30 September 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
9 Oct 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 £38.7bn at the end of September 2018, from a deficit of £65.3bn at the end of August 2018. The funding level increased from 96.1% at the end of August to 97.7%.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2018 UK Pension Strategy Survey Report
UK Pension Strategy Survey Report
Willis Towers Watson
9 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Master Trusts, Pensioners & Retirement, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
Willis Towers Watson has published the 2018 edition of its UK Pension Strategy Survey Report. The report is based upon the findings of a survey in which almost 200 organisations in the UK were asked about their plans to evolve their pension and benefits policies and programmes in relation to three key areas, including their strategy for DC provision and proposed changes to plan design in DB schemes that are still open to future accrual. According to the survey's results, four in ten employers view cost control as a key priority when shaping their future benefit provision, and although 30% of organisations are looking to increase employee choice and flexibility in relation to the benefits that they offer, less than 10% currently provide employees with the flexibility to use the employer's pension contributions for other financial priorities.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
9 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Master Trusts, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, 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:
  • Should the Government require schemes to offer partial transfers?;
  • Should TPR publish names of Master Trusts leaving the market as soon as they are known?;
  • Should the industry rebrand DC default funds as 'experts' choice'?;
  • Do you agree with the FCA that contingent charging is not the main driver of poor outcomes for members undertaking DB transfers?; and
  • Should new staff members be able to choose their own pension scheme/provider?

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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