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2018 KPMG UK Fiduciary Management Survey
KPMG UK Fiduciary Management Survey
KPMG
20 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General, Trustees
Research from KPMG has found that the number of DB pension schemes using fiduciary management grew by 9% in the year to June 2018, compared to a 30% growth across the previous year. According to KPMG, this amounts to the lowest level of growth since it began tracking the pension scheme fiduciary market in 2008.

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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Low earners to miss out pension tax top up worth up to £78 million a year
Low earners to miss out pension tax top up worth up to £78 million a year
NOW: Pensions
19 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Taxation
NOW: Pensions has warned that the increase in the personal allowance from April 2019 will increase the amount of tax relief that pension savers in net pay schemes could miss out on up to £64 per year. According to its research, 52% of senior business decision makers have a net pay pension scheme arrangement, while 20% run relief at source schemes, and 31% are unsure whether or not their scheme is a net pay scheme.

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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Half of income drawdown customers have an income likely to last them for life
Half of income drawdown customers have an income likely to last them for life
Royal London
15 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown
According to research from Royal London, only 47% of drawdown customers are taking an income which has around an 85%  chance of lasting them for the rest of their life.

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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Compliance and Enforcement Quarterly Bulletin: July - September 2018
Compliance and Enforcement Quarterly Bulletin
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
15 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Trustees
TPR has published the latest edition of its quarterly compliance and enforcement bulletin, in which the Regulator provides an overview of how it used its powers between July and September 2018. According to the bulletin, between July and September 2018 TPR issued 14,997 compliance notices, a 45% reduction on the 27,219 issued in the previous quarter. The Regulator also used its enforcement powers 38,095 times between July and September 2018, compared to 43,700 times the previous 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 >> Nov 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Over 60% of schemes not expected to have sufficient data to carry out GMP equalisation
Over 60% of schemes not expected to have sufficient data to carry out GMP equalisation
Herbert Smith Freehills
15 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Case References and Dispute Resolution, Equality
Herbert Smith Freehills has conducted a survey of trustees, sponsors and advisers regarding the implications of the recent decision in the Lloyds Bank case. According to the survey, 61% of respondents do not expect their scheme (or those that they advise) to have sufficient data to equalise male and female members' benefits for the effect of GMPs.

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 Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
14 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Investment - General, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), 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:
  • Lord Myners says asset owners, such as pension funds, are substantially to blame for short-termism in business. Do you agree?;
  • Should pension funds take a longer-term approach to equity ownership?;
  • Does there need to be a fresh review of the principles for institutional investment decision-making?;
  • Should wake-up packs be replaced with communications at set life events?; and
  • Is there a need for member nominated trustees for DB consolidator vehicles?

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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Pensioners "in the dark" over how to protect their pots if markets tumble
Pensioners "in the dark" over how to protect their pots if markets tumble
Zurich
14 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Investment - Performance, Pensioners & Retirement
Research by Zurich has found that while two thirds (64%) of retirees drawing down their pension are holding cash in reserve, fewer than one in ten (8%) would think to use it if there was a “significant” drop in the stock market.

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PPF 7800 Index (31 October 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
13 Nov 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 £107.7bn at the end of October 2018, from a deficit of £38.7bn at the end of September 2018. The funding level decreased from 97.7% at the end of September to 93.6%.
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Just Group’s “Retirement Risk Index” shows half of over-40s have the basic knowledge required to make good pension decisions
Retirement Risk Index
Just Group plc
12 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Longevity, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings, State Pensions
Just Group has published a new Retirement Risk Index, which examines how prepared adults over the age of 40 are to make decisions over their later-life finances. According to the Index, the majority of respondents fall into the low or medium risk categories, with just7% classed as ‘at risk’ of making poor retirement financial decisions.

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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Transfer values rise during October
XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index
XPS Pensions Group
9 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index, pension transfer values fluctuated during October but rose overall from £230,000 at the end of September to £235,000 at the end of October.
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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.

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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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