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De-risking retirement before Brexit: annuities back on the menu 2 years after rates hit rock bottom
De-risking retirement before Brexit: annuities back on the menu 2 years after rates hit rock bottom
Hargreaves Lansdown
17 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Investment - General
Research by Hargreaves Lansdown has revealed that annuity rates have risen by 19% since hitting rock bottom in September 2016. At their lowest rate, a 65 year-old with a £100,000 pension could purchase a non-increasing annuity income of £4,495. The same pension pot would buy an income of £5,431 at today's rates.

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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West Sussex keeps top spot for best retirement quality of life
2018 Retirement Quality of Life Index
Prudential
14 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
Prudential’s 2018 Retirement Quality of Life Index has revealed that, for the second year running, West Sussex is the place offering pensioners the highest quality of life in England and Wales. Dorset came in second place followed by East Sussex in third, the Isle of Wight in fourth and Norfolk in fifth.

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Auto-enrolment now covers all employers, but are the pension records already wrong?
Auto-enrolment now covers all employers, but are the pension records already wrong?
Pensionsync
13 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Automatic Enrolment, Technology & Systems
Pensionsync has conducted research looking at the accuracy of automatic enrolment data relating to contributions made to over 10,000 schemes. The research has revealed that 50% of the data sent by employers to pension providers contains errors and must be sent back for correction, with common errors including contribution amounts being either too high or too low and inaccurate postcodes.

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 >> Sep 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
13 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Master Trusts, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Surpluses and Deficits, 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:
  • Should the PPF cap be amended to ensure all members get at least 50% of the benefits promised?;
  • Is the regulator right to be taking a much tougher approach to smaller DB and DC schemes?;
  • How many DC master trusts does the UK need?;
  • Should detailed cost disclosure become mandatory for asset managers?;
  • The DWP has dropped plans to force schemes to publish statements on how they take members’ views on ESG issues into account. Is this right?;
  • Should DB sponsors disclose their pension liabilities in their accounts on an alternative basis to the accounting standard?; and
  • If trustees could do one single thing to improve the pension awareness of members, what do you think it should be?

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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It's Grim Down South
It's Grim Down South
Hargreaves Lansdown
13 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Hargreaves Lansdown have analysed data from the Office for National Statistics and the DWP to compare the retirement readiness of the UK regions. According to the results, pensioners in London have only £6 left over on average after meeting their household spending, whilst pensioners in the North East have £109 left over. The analysis also found that the largest pension savings are in Scotland, where average pension wealth is £140,400, compared to just £87,400 in the East Midlands.

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 >> Sep 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 August
XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index
XPS Pensions Group
13 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Transfers
According to the latest XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index, pension transfer values fell from £233,000 at the end of July to £232,000 at the end of August.

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 >> Sep 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 (31 August 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
11 Sep 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 increased over the month to £65.3bn at the end of August 2018, from a deficit of £62.8bn at the end of July 2018. The funding level decreased from 96.3% at the end of July to 96.1%.

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Academies LGPS pension arrangements
Academies LGPS pension arrangements
Government Actuary's Department (GAD)
11 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Local Government, Public Sector Pensions
The Government Actuary’s Department (GAD) has published a review of the treatment of academies within the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). According to the review, there is a big variation in individual contribution rates (some academies contribution rates are in excess of 30% of pay, whilst others pay less than 10%) and funding levels for academies both within and across Funds (some academies have funding levels below 25% whilst others are above 100%).

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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New industry campaign urges people to “Love Your Pension”
New industry campaign urges people to “Love Your Pension”
Association of British Insurers (ABI)
11 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Alongside the launch of its "Love Your Pension" campaign, the ABI has published a survey looking at the priorities and life aspirations that Millennials value more highly than building up their pension savings. According to the findings, when asked about their life aspirations 49% of Millennials said that they value home ownership and 23% owning a cat or dog, while only 20% said that they aspired in life to having a comfortable pension.

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Digital engagement the key for younger pension savers
Digital engagement the key for younger pension savers
Hargreaves Lansdown
10 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Savings
According to research by Hargreaves Lansdown, younger people (90% of under 20s) are more likely to go online to view their workplace pension than their older colleagues (75% of over 60s).

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status remained level in August
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
7 Sep 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 remained at 91% in August 2018. The estimated aggregate deficit fell by $1bn from $193bn at the end of July to $192bn at the end of August.

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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UK pension deficit decreases further as of end of August, according to PwC’s Skyval Index
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
6 Sep 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 UK’s corporate DB pension funds. According to the Index, the deficit of DB pension funds stood at £170bn at the end of August 2018, down from £180bn at the end of July.

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 >> Sep 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
6 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Corporate Governance, Death Benefits, Master Trusts, NEST/Personal Accounts, Transfers, Trustees, Winding-up
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 DB trustees reduce transfer values if they get a high volume of transfer requests?;
  • Should trustees always apply discretion when deciding who to pay out death benefits to?;
  • Should pension providers publish rationales for high executive pay when there is more than 20% shareholder dissent in AGMs?;
  • Should pension providers show more restraint on top level pay?;
  • Should NEST be used as a default scheme where a master trust that is not applying for authorisation cannot find a suitable scheme to wind up into?

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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A Mixed August for Irish Pension Funds
A Mixed August for Irish Pension Funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
6 Sep 2018 Ireland Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest analysis, Irish pension funds rose by an average of 0.6% during August. The research also found that Irish pension funds have gained an average of 4.0% across the first eight months of 2018, with returns for individual funds ranging from 1.3% to 6.2%.

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Finance Watch - August 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Sep 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 has increased for the fifth consecutive month, rising by 0.9% during the month to 81.6 at the end of August.

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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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