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The Pensioners' Incomes Series 2017 to 2018
The Pensioners' Incomes Series
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
28 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Savings, State Pensions
The Pensioners' Incomes Series 2017 to 2018 is the latest edition of the annual Pensioners' Incomes Series from the DWP. According to the report, 67% of pensioners received income from private pensions in 2017/18, an increase from 62% in 1994/95. The report also showed that In 2017/18, benefit income was the largest component of total gross income for both pensioner couples and single pensioners. This was 59% for single pensioners, while for pensioner couples it was 35%.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions disparity continues to grow due to gender pay gap
Pensions disparity continues to grow due to gender pay gap
NOW: Pensions
27 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Equality, Savings
Analysis by NOW: Pensions has revealed that the gap between menís and womenís pension savings has widened from £90 to £126. In 2017, the average man saving with the NOW: Pensions Trust had £424 saved while the average woman had £334. In 2018, men had £559 saved on average, compared to £433 for women.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The effect of automatic enrolment on employees working for small employers
IFS Working Paper W19/07
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
26 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment
According to a new report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), without the introduction of auto-enrolment, only 26% of employees in companies with 50 staff or fewer would have been saving into a workplace pension. Once the policy was introduced, 70% of small company employees were contributing, equating to a participation increase of 44 percentage points.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Aon Benefits and Trends Survey 2019
Aon Benefits and Trends Survey 2019
26 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Automatic Enrolment, Investment - Performance, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
Aon has published the ninth edition of its Benefits and Trends Survey, highlighting key areas of focus for UK pension schemes. The survey has covered areas such as organisations' approaches to pension provision and financial wellbeing. The figures revealed that Group Personal Pensions continued to be the most popular DC pension scheme, at 62%. Results also showed that 62.5% of respondents consider employee financial wellbeing to be the responsibility of the employer.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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New insight provides snapshot of pension freedom behaviour
New insight provides snapshot of pension freedom behaviour
Canada Life
25 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Reform, Taxation
Canada Life has commissioned research looking at the behaviours of people who have flexibly accessed their pension savings over the past four years since the introduction of pension freedoms. The research shows that 68% of people accessing their pension are not currently using a financial adviser to help with their retirement planning and 66% did not shop around before buying a pension product from their pension 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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Buy-outs, buy-ins and longevity hedging - H2 2018
Buy-outs, buy-ins and longevity hedging
Hymans Robertson
21 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
Hymans Robertson has published its half-yearly update summarising the activity in the buy-in, buy-out and longevity hedging markets during the second half of 2018. The total value of buy-out and buy-in deals was approximately £16.5bn in the second half of 2018 and £24.2bn for the year to 31 December 2018.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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MQ5: Investment by Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts: October to December 2018
MQ5: Investment by Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
21 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Investment - Performance
The latest MQ5 figures from the ONS have revealed that in the fourth quarter of 2018 insurance companies, pension funds and trusts reported net disinvestment of £34bn. According to the report, the 2018 annual estimate of net disinvestment by self-administered pension funds in overseas ordinary shares was £27bn - the largest since the start of this series in 1963.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Accounting for pension costs: Survey of universitiesí disclosures as at 31 July 2018
Accounting for pension costs
Barnett Waddingham
20 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Occupations/Industry Sectors, Surpluses and Deficits
Barnett Waddingham has published its latest survey of the assumptions adopted by UK universities for determining the value of their pension liabilities for accounting purposes. According to the survey, the size of pension deficits fell significantly by £600m over the year to July 2018. This has mainly been attributed to strong equity returns and a rise in bond yields that resulted in a higher average discount rate being used to value 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 >> Mar 2019 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
20 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes, Pension Reform
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 Government right to roll out collective defined contribution (CDC) for Royal Mail before other schemes?;
  • Should the charge cap be set at 0.75% for CDC schemes?;
  • Should CDC savers be allowed to access pension freedoms?;
  • Do you believe the Spring Statement was good or bad for pensions?; and
  • Will you expect your scheme(s)í asset managers to conform to the cost disclosure templates when they are formally launched?

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Retirement Assets Total $27.1trn in Fourth Quarter 2018
Retirement Assets Total $27.1trn in Fourth Quarter 2018
Investment Company Institute (ICI)
20 Mar 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
Figures from the Investment Company Institute have revealed that total US retirement assets were $27.1trn as of 31 December 2018. The figures also showed that assets in individual retirement accounts totaled $8.8trn at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018, a decrease of 8.1% from the end of the third quarter.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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First DB Risk Survey for 2019 reveals fears of Brexit and General Election have fuelled employer covenant risk concerns
DB Risk Survey
PTL
19 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Brexit, Data Protection, Equality, Investment - General, Longevity, Scheme Issues & Trends
PTL has published the results of its latest DB Risk Survey, which asks respondents to identify the top three risks currently facing DB pension schemes. The first edition of the survey for 2019 found that employer covenant risk remains the top risk identified by trustees, with 26% of respondents naming it as their greatest risk. The implications of Brexit for investment was named as the second greatest risk, while the proportion of trustees expressing concerns about cyber security fell from 11.3% to 8.7%.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Transfer values increased before ending month unchanged
XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index
XPS Pensions Group
18 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index, pension transfer values increased broadly throughout February 2019 before dropping sharply. As a result there was no overall change across the month, with the index ending February at £235,000, unchanged from the end of January.

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Five steps women can take to lift their retirement confidence
Five steps women can take to lift their retirement confidence
Qantas Super
13 Mar 2019 Australia Countries - excl. European Union and US, Equality, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
According to the latest quarterly update to the Qantas Super CBSA Retirement Confidence Index, women are falling behind men in all areas of retirement confidence and preparedness. The index found that although the gender gap in retirement confidence was smaller than in the previous quarter, women had an overall retirement confidence rating of 4.8 out of 10, whilst men had an overall rating of 5.4 out of 10. The research also found that only 28% of women feel able to rely upon their superannuation and other investments to fund their retirement, compared with 40% of men.

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 >> Mar 2019 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 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Savings, 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:
  • Will the introduction of accreditation reduce the number of sole-trader professional trustees?;
  • Should the PPF have member-nominated representatives on its board?;
  • Should TPR issue a rules and ratios based set of guidance in relation to allowable dividend distributions?; and
  • How severe do you think saversí lack of trust in pensions is?

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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Savers back auto-enrolment but big gaps in pensions knowledge remain
Savers back auto-enrolment but big gaps in pensions knowledge remain
B & CE The People's Pension
13 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Savings, Taxation
Research from B&CE The People's Pension has found that whilst 90% of people see the benefit of an auto-enrolment pension, many are unaware of the contributions to their pension made by their employer and the Government. According to the findings, 55% of those saving into a pension do not know how much the Government pays in tax relief towards their pension and 10% do not know that their employer pays into their workplace 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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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