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Good governance in the LGPS
Good governance in the LGPS
Hymans Robertson
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Local Government, Public Sector Pensions
Hymans Robertson has published the results of research commissioned by the Scheme Advisory Board for the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in England and Wales looking at the effectiveness of current governance arrangements in the LGPS and potential models for how it might be improved. The report concludes that rather than imposing a prescribed model of governance structure, an "outcomes-based" approach should be applied to LGPS governance. It suggests that this approach should take the form of a set of minimum standards, based on current best practice, that apply to all funds and do not impose a disproportionate burden on administering authorities or disrupt current practices that already deliver good outcomes.

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

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How well are DB pension schemes run?
XPS Governance Survey
XPS Pensions Group (XPS)
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
XPS Pensions Group (XPS) has carried out a survey of DB schemes to understand how well schemes are engaging with TPR’s governance and risk management expectations. According to the survey, the quality of governance varied dramatically, with scores ranging from 30 to 97 out of 100. The average score was 69, whilst over two thirds of schemes surveyed achieved a score of less than 75 out of 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 >> Jul 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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FAB Index Update at 30 June 2019
First Actuarial's Best estimate (FAB) Index
First Actuarial
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
The First Actuarial Best estimate (FAB) Index improved across the month to 30 June 2019, as the surplus in the UK's 5,450 DB pension schemes increased from £387bn to £401bn. The Index also shows that the overall investment return required for UK DB schemes to be 100% funded on a best-estimate basis has fallen from -1.4% pa at the end of May 2019 to -1.5% at the end of June 2019.

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

6E1159478   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Adviser Engagement with Automatic Enrolment Survey 2019
Adviser Engagement with Automatic Enrolment
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and OMB Research
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Automatic Enrolment
TPR has published the results of a survey of advisers operating in the automatic enrolment market. The research, conducted by OMB Research on behalf of the Regulator, looked at the extent of advisers' knowledge around automatic enrolment, their sources of information, and the degree to which they supported both new businesses and existing small businesses with their initial and ongoing duties. According to the survey, 95% of advisers were aware of instant pensions duties placed upon the employer on the first day of employment of their first employee, representing an improvement in awareness from the 2017 Intermediaries Survey.

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

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Living through later life
Living through later life
Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Longevity, Pensioners & Retirement
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has published a report, sponsored by Age UK, the DWP, The People's Pension and WEALTH at Work looking at the variation in the experiences that older people may have in retirement, and how an individual's experience of retirement changes as they move through the three phases of later life identified by the PPI, referred to as "the Independent Phase", "the Decline Phase" and "the Dependent Phase". The report is the first in a series of two, with the second instalment of the research, which will examine how the Government and industry could better support individuals in achieving more positive later life outcomes, due to be published later in 2019.

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

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The ASFA Retirement Standard (March quarter 2019)
The ASFA Retirement Standard
Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)
Jul 2019 Australia Countries - excl. European Union and US, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has published updated figures which reveal that a couple aged around 65 looking to achieve a comfortable retirement needs to spend $61,061 a year, whilst couples aged around 65 seeking a "modest" lifestyle would need to spend $39,848 a year.

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

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Public service governance and administration survey 2018
Public service governance and administration survey
The Pensions Regulator and OMB Research
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Public Sector Pensions, Scheme Issues & Trends
The Pensions Regulator has published the results of its fourth public service pensions annual governance and administration survey, based on research conducted by OMB Research on its behalf in November and December 2018. The survey found that 74% of public service schemes have all six of the Regulator's key governance and administration processes in place, which represents an improvement on previous years. The research also, however, highlighted areas for improvement, such as cyber security. 17% of schemes failed to report that they had controls in place restricting access to systems and data, while 18% did not report that they had systems controls to protect their cyber security such as firewalls, antivirus or software updates.

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

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IAS19 Assumptions Report
IAS19 Assumptions Report
Hymans Robertson
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Longevity
Hymans Robertson's IAS19 Assumptions Report analyses the key assumptions adopted by the FTSE 350 for their defined benefit pensions disclosures as at 31 December 2018. The survey reveals that discount rates varied from 2.7% to 3.1%, with an average
assumption of 2.8%. RPI assumptions varied from 2.8% to 3.5%, with an average assumption of 3.2%, while CPI assumptions varied from 2.0% to 2.5%, with an average assumption of 2.2%.

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

ED115845D   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report: July 2012-end June 2019
Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator
TPR has published its monthly report on automatic enrolment, which sets out information based on data submitted by employers. According to the report, 1,521,677 employers confirmed that they had met their duties by completing their declaration of compliance between July 2012 and the end of June 2019. The report also states that 10,107,000 eligible jobholders were automatically enrolled into an automatic enrolment pension scheme during the same period.

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 >> Jul 2019 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 (30 June 2019)
PPF 7800 Index
Professional Pensions
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the deficit of the 5,450 schemes is estimated to have decreased from a deficit of £69.9bn at the end of May 2019 to a deficit of £51.7bn at the end of June 2019. The funding level increased from 96% at the end of May 2019 to 97% at the end of June 2019.

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 >> Jul 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 pensions - Managing the Pension Accounting Gap
Accounting for Pensions
XPS Pensions Group
Jul 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Longevity, Pension Liberation, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Transfers
According to XPS Pension Group's Accounting for Pensions survey, the Accounting Gap across all UK companies could be £260bn. The survey, which included 150 of XPS Pension Group's clients, also showed that the majority of schemes had GMP equalisation costs of less than 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 >> Jul 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Fixing the freedoms
Fixing the freedoms
Age UK
30 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Pensioners & Retirement, Pension Reform
According to a paper commissioned by Age UK, low take up of advice and guidance provision is leading to many older people making risky decisions they may subsequently regret. The paper claims that since the introduction of pension freedoms a lack of innovation has led to many older savers being forced into making complex decisions without advice or appropriate products to choose from.

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

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FTSE 100 dividends vs. deficit contributions
FTSE 100 dividends vs. deficit contributions
Barnett Waddingham
29 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Investment - General, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to an analysis of FTSE 100 companies by Barnett Waddingham, net dividends have increased by 140% since the financial crisis whilst there has been a 10% decrease in deficit contributions over the same period. The analysis also shows there is a 7% median deficit contribution as a proportion of dividends for FTSE 100 companies.

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

7611565EE   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
26 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Advisers, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Legislation, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), 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:
  • Is it fair that financial support direction regulations can be imposed on companies for events that preceded the regulations, as in the case of the Box Clever Pension Scheme?;
  • The FCA has found 69% of those who were advised on DB transfers between 2015 and 2018 were recommended to transfer out. Is this too high, about right or too low?;
  • Do you think asset managers have made significant improvements to cost transparency reporting since disclosure regulations came into force in 2018?;
  • Would Boris Johnson be detrimental to pensions if he becomes prime minister?; and
  • Is the complex taxation of pensions encouraging employers to diversify reward away from pensions?

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

2711566AB    
 
Pension Management: Creating a Roadmap to Success
Mercer/CFO Research 2019 Risk Survey
Mercer
25 Jun 2019 United States Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
According to the results of the latest Mercer/CFO Research 2019 Risk Survey, 70% of survey respondents said they are likely to transfer some or all of their retiree obligation from their DB plan via the purchase of an annuity in 2019 or 2020, up from 56% two years ago.

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

F61156429   Click here to contact the authors.
 

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