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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
8 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes, Legislation, Pension Reform, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator
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 long do you think it will be before collective defined contribution (CDC) will be up and running in the UK?;
  • How positive do you feel about CDC taking off in the UK following the Government’s consultation paper to introduce legislation?;
  • Do you think too much is being expected of TPR to act as a policeman to protect savers?;
  • Do you think TPR has the capacity to deal with clearance applications to pass a pension schemes onto DB superfunds?; and
  • Do you think DB pensions should be standardised and simplified?

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

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Self-employed 'want government pension saving help'
Self-employed 'want government pension saving help'
Prudential Retirement
7 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Part-time, Self-employed and Contract Workers, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Research by Prudential has found that more than half of self-employed workers would support new laws to either expand auto-enrolment or make retirement saving compulsory. The survey also found that 43% of self-employed people have no form of pension, while 18% believe that pensions do not apply to them.

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

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PTL announces results of fourth quarterly DB risk survey
DB risk survey
Pitmans Trustees Ltd (PTL)
7 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Brexit, Data Protection, Equality, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Longevity, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits, Technology & Systems, Trustees
PTL has published the results of its fourth quarterly DB Risk Survey, which asks respondents to indicate the top three risks currently facing DB pension schemes. The results of the survey show that employer covenant risk remains the highest-rated risk to DB schemes, while there has also been an increase in the percentage of respondents ranking the implications of Brexit for investment as one of their biggest concerns.

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 >> Nov 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 - October 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Nov 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 decreased for the first time in six months, falling by 1.1% during October to 81.6.

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 >> Nov 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 Decreased by Two Percent in October
S&P 1500 Pension Funded Status Decreased by Two Percent in October
Mercer
6 Nov 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer, the estimated aggregate funding level of S&P 1500 pension plans decreased by 2% during October to 90%, principally as a result of a decrease in equity markets. The analysis also shows that as of 31 October 2018, the estimated aggregate deficit of S&P 1500 pension plans was $208bn, up from $171bn 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 >> Nov 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Fidelity Q3 Retirement Analysis: Account Balances Hit Record Highs 10 Years Following Financial Crisis
Fidelity Q3 Retirement Analysis
Fidelity Investments
5 Nov 2018 United States Countries - US, Savings, Scheme Issues & Trends
Fidelity Investments has published its quarterly analysis of retirement savings trends and behaviours for Q3. The data reveals that the average 401(k), 403(b) and IRA account balances reached record highs and have nearly doubled since 2008 and that there has been double-digit growth in the number of 401(k) and IRA millionaires.

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

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Halloween Horror for Irish Pension Funds
Halloween Horror for Irish Pension Funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
5 Nov 2018 Ireland Investment - General, Investment - Performance
According to Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest analysis, Irish pension funds experienced their worst month since January 2016 in October, with an average loss of 4.2% over the month. The analysis shows that the losses made during October effectively eroded all of the gains made by the funds so far this year, leaving pension funds flat over 2018 thus far on average.

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

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£39bn hit to FTSE 350 pension schemes' finances in October
£39bn hit to FTSE 350 pension schemes' finances in October
Mercer
5 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Case References and Dispute Resolution, 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 deteriorated by £39bn in October from a surplus of £3bn to a deficit of £36bn, the largest swing in month end deficits since August 2016. According to the survey, the swing can be attributed in part to an increase in liabilities from £764bn to £795bn following an estimated £15bn one-off increase resulting from the High Court's judgment in the Lloyds GMP equalisation case.

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

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Account balances hit record highs 10 years following financial crisis
Account balances hit record highs 10 years following financial crisis
Fidelity Investments
5 Nov 2018 United States Countries - US, Equality, Savings, Scheme Issues & Trends
Fidelity Investments has released its quarterly analysis of retirement savings trends for the third quarter of 2018. According to the analysis, average 401(k), 403(b) and IRA account balances reached record highs and have nearly doubled since 2008, while contribution rates for female investors reached a record high, and the number people with $1m or more in their 401(k) increased by 41% compared with Q3 2017.

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

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Whilst 74% of the top UK corporate pension funds recognise the potential impact of climate change, just 5% have a specific policy
Just 5% of top UK corporate pension funds have a specific climate change policy.
Pinsent Masons
5 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General, Investment - Performance, Trustees
Research by Pinsent Masons has revealed that only 5% of the UK's top 43 corporate pension funds have a specific climate change policy as part of their investment strategy, while none have targets for decarbonisation or investment in low carbon, energy efficient or other sustainable assets. This is in spite of the fact that 74% of the funds recognise the potential impact of climate change within their investment strategy.

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

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Flexible Payments from Pensions: November 2018
Flexible payments from pensions
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
2 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Payment of Pensions, Pension Reform, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR)
HMRC has updated its statistics on the number of flexible payments made from pensions, the number of individuals who have received a flexible payment and the total value of all flexible payments reported to HMRC. During the third quarter of 2018, a total of 585,000 payments were made to 258,000 individuals with a total value of £1,960m.

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

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October sees jump in UK pension deficit according to PwC’s Skyval Index
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
1 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval Index, at the end of October 2018 the deficit of the UK's corporate DB pension funds stood at £230bn, up from £150bn at the end of the previous month. This increase in the deficit is thought to be due to falling asset values and a decrease in gilt yields that increased the liabilities.

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

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Pension Investment and Governance Survey 2018
Pension Investment and Governance Survey
PwC
Nov 2018 United Kingdom Corporate Governance, Investment - General
According to PwC's Pension Investment and Governance Survey 2018, 80% of respondents who thought they could become cash flow negative over the next five years stated they were considering changing their investment strategy. The survey also found that 60% of respondents have reduced equity holdings in the last year and moved into LDI and illiquid matching assets.

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

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Pensions in a Changing Climate Part 4: Metrics & Targets
Pensions in a Changing Climate
Asset Owners Disclosure Project
Nov 2018 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI
The Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) has published the final segment of a four-part report assessing how the global pensions sector has responded to the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. The last part of the report reveals that just 1% of the assets managed by the world's 100 largest pension funds are invested in low-carbon solutions. It also finds that the vast majority of the world’s largest pension funds have no low-carbon asset allocation target and about one third of pension funds are measuring the carbon footprint of their investments.

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

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Pension Wise Service Evaluation 2017/18
DWP ad hoc research report no. 67
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Nov 2018 United Kingdom Pension Wise, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR)
The DWP has published findings from a series of quantitative surveys to understand customer experiences of using Pension Wise. According to the results, 92% of customers who completed appointments were satisfied with their Pension Wise experience overall and 69% were very satisfied. The research also revealed that three months after their appointment, 92% of Pension Wise customers feel confident in their ability to avoid scams, whilst 50% feel very confident in this.

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

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