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The current master trust market: Latest facts and figures - October 2018
The current master trust market: Latest facts and figures
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Oct 2018 United Kingdom Master Trusts, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator
TPR has published the latest version of statistics outlining the current state of the master trust market. In the report, the Regulator revealed that it identified 88 master trusts in the market, which is one less than it reported in last month's statistics. As at 19 September 2018, of the 88 schemes identified, three had wound up or exited the market, 27 had triggered their exit from the market, and 58 schemes expected in the coming months either to apply for authorisation or to trigger their exit from the market.

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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Brits say a Pensions Dashboard would help them save more, but robo-advice is a step too far for many, find LCP/YouGov
Brits say a Pensions Dashboard would help them save more, but robo-advice is a step too far
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) and YouGov
27 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Advisers, Pensions Dashboard, Savings, Technology & Systems
A survey from Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) and YouGov has found that 57% of respondents would not trust retirement planning and savings guidance from a robo-adviser. However, 21% said having a Pensions Dashboard to manage all of their pensions would be the online technology that would most encourage them to save more for retirement.

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
27 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Pensions Dashboard, Investment - General, Pension Protection Fund, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, State Pensions
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:
  • Do you believe there is ever a case for combining retirement savings products with other savings products?;
  • Do you think the PPF levy for sponsorless schemes is appropriate for DB consolidators (as opposed to a special levy)?;
  • Do you think that pension scheme herding in investment strategies is a good or bad thing, and why?;
  • Should pension schemes begin trialling a 'mid-life MOT' for members?; and
  • Would the pensions dashboard still be useful if it did not provide a live feed to the state 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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Fees are the main obstacle preventing pension schemes from investing in hedge funds
Fees are the main obstacle preventing pension schemes from investing in hedge funds
AMX
27 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
Research from institutional asset management marketplace AMX, in which 200 individuals with investment responsibilities for pension schemes were surveyed, has found that 38% believe high management fees are an obstacle to investing in hedge funds. According to the findings, the other obstacles to investing in hedge funds are: insufficient risk reporting (32%); difficulty of comparing fund performance (26%); and inability to govern individual funds (25%).

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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Survey finds no consensus on long-term funding of social care
ACA 2018 Pension Trends Survey
Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA)
27 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Carers, Savings, State Pensions, Taxation
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has published the first in a series of reports outlining the results of its 2018 Pension Trends Survey. According to the findings, 41% of employers believe that tax changes should be made to encourage social care costs being funded from private pensions, whereas 40% oppose such a move.

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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10th national 403(b) retirement plan survey: Organizations adopting best practice plan designs
National 403(b) retirement plan survey
Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA)
26 Sep 2018 United States Administration, Countries - US
According to the tenth annual 403(b) Plan Survey from the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA), the use of an investment advisor who acts as a plan fiduciary has increased by 40% in just four years. The use of automatic enrolment has increased by 45% since 2008 and is now used by 23.9% of plans.

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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Consumers back dashboard but want it to be more than just a window to their savings
Consumers back dashboard but want it to be more than just a window to their savings
NOW: Pensions
26 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Pensions Dashboard, Savings
According to research from NOW: Pensions presented at the Pensions Dashboard Summit, 77% of pension savers say they are likely to use an online site that allows them to view all their pension pots, including the state pension, in a single place. The research also found that 80% of women said they would be likely to visit such a Pensions Dashboard site, compared to 73% 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 >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Over-55s spend more time buying a car than deciding how to use their pension
Over-55s spend more time buying a car than deciding how to use their pension
Legal & General
21 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
According to  Legal & General's Price of Freedom research, 32% of over-55s are spending less than a week to decide on their pension income arrangements and to understand which products represent good value. The research also revealed that 18% of those aged over 55 are not confident that their pension pot is enough to cover their retirement and only 30% said they have never worried about their money running out early.

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
20 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Data Protection, Taxation, 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 business be able to suspend their auto-enrolment contributions if in financial distress?;
  • What should DB consolidators target for transferred members?;
  • The Liberal Democrats want to cap tax-free lump sums at £40,000. Would you support this?;
  • Do you believe significant data problems exist within DC pensions as a whole?; and
  • Should statutory indexation (before and after retirement) be abolished going forward for open DB 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 >> Sep 2018 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: April to June 2018
MQ5: Investment by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
20 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Investment - Performance
According to the latest figures from the ONS, in the second quarter of 2018 insurance companies, pension funds and trusts reported net disinvestment of £3bn. The statistical bulletin has also revealed that during Q2 2018 net investment by self-administered pension funds in UK corporate bonds was £4bn, the largest value recorded for such investments since the series began.

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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Nationwide survey reveals LGPS Fundsí high levels of confidence
Nationwide survey reveals LGPS Fundsí high levels of confidence
Hymans Robertson
18 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Administration, Investment - Management, Investment - Performance, Local Government, Scheme Issues & Trends
Hymans Robertson has published the results of the first ever nationwide survey of Committee and Local Pension Board members of the Local Government Pension Schemes. The survey received input from over half of all LGPS funds and asked participants to rate their confidence levels across eight key knowledge areas, including pensions governance, investment performance and risk management and pensions accounting and audit standards. The participants identified investment performance and risk management and committee role and pensions legislation as the two areas of their work in which they had the greatest confidence, with 91% of respondents feeling "mostly or completely confident" in the latter.

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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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
Prudentialís 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 membersí 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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