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Pension freedoms four-year anniversary: are savers withdrawing sensibly or splurging irresponsibly?
Pension freedoms four-year anniversary: are savers withdrawing sensibly or splurging irresponsibly?
AJ Bell
11 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Investment - General, Pension Reform
A survey by AJ Bell has indicated that, on average, regular annual withdrawals under the pension freedoms are 4.7% of fund value, almost a third lower than 12 months 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 >> 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 LP Proficiency Survey
The LP Proficiency Survey
eFront
7 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Administration, Investment - Performance
Alternative investment solutions provider eFront has conducted a survey into the proficiency of limited partners (LPs). The report surveyed 179 LPs ranging from high net worth individuals to major pension plans on all major aspects of the investment process, from managing liquidity expectations and position-monitoring, through to negotiations and performance-benchmarking. The survey found that 90% of schemes used sophisticated methods to measure performance and all pension fund respondents displayed a 'high or medium level' of proficiency.

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 research reveals pension freedoms gender divide
New research reveals pension freedoms gender divide
AJ Bell
7 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Equality, Investment - Performance, Pension Reform
Research commissioned by AJ Bell has revealed that 5% of women describe their knowledge of the pension freedom reforms as "very good", compared to 18% of men. The research also found that women who have entered income drawdown since the launch of the pension freedoms in April 2015 have retirement pots worth £118,000 on average. This is 34% less than the average man who has a retirement pot of £179,000.

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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S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status Increased by 2% in February
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
6 Mar 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer, the estimated aggregate funding level of pension plans sponsored by S&P 1500 companies increased by 2% in February 2019 to 90%. The estimated aggregate deficit fell by $45bn from $262bn at the end of January to $217bn at the end of February.

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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Defaqto's Pension Service Review reveals mixed bag with the performance of providers
Defaqto's Pension Service Review
Defaqto
6 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Investment - General
Defaqto has published its annual review of the service delivered by pension providers as rated by financial advisers. The survey measured the relative importance of seven satisfaction categories, the ranked order of importance of which has stayed much the same as in 2017, topped by pension freedom servicing.

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
6 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Pensions Dashboard, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Money and Pensions Service, 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:
  • Do you think the ‘Money and Pensions Service’ is an appropriate new name for the Single Financial Guidance Body?;
  • Is the pensions dashboard a high enough priority on trustees’ agendas?;
  • With auto-enrolment contribution rates rising next month, what effect do you think this will have on opt-out rates?;
  • At the end of this year, how do you believe the Bank of England’s base rate will compare to the current level of 0.75%?; and
  • In your experience, does TPR generally enter meetings with: an open mind and a clear understanding of the scheme and its challenges  or preconceived ideas and lack of understanding?

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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Opting out of a workplace pension could cost you £542k
Opting out of a workplace pension could cost you £542k
Aegon
6 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, State Pensions
Aegon has published research analysing the cost of opting out of a workplace pension scheme as auto-enrolment minimum contributions are set to rise from 5% to 8% in April. According to the research, a 22 year old joining a workplace scheme could be £542k worse off when they reach state pension age if they opt out of auto-enrolment next month and never rejoin.

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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Pension Finance Watch - February 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Mar 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index gained 2.2% during February bringing the index level to 80.4. The increase has been attributed to equity returns and a slight decrease in obligations.

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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JLT's monthly fund index update for the month of March 2019
JLT's monthly fund index update
JLT Employee Benefits
6 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
JLT Employee Benefits has published the latest update to its monthly index showing the funding position of UK private sector DB pension schemes under IAS19. According to the index, as at 28 February 2019, UK private sector pension schemes had a funding level of 95% and a deficit of £82bn, compared with a funding level of 93% and a deficit of £107bn as at 28 February 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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February Puts a Spring in the Step of Irish Pension Managed Funds
February Puts a Spring in the Step of Irish Pension Managed Funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
5 Mar 2019 Ireland Investment - General, Investment - Performance
According to Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest analysis, Irish pension funds saw returns of 2.8% on average during February. The analysis shows that over the past twelve months, Irish pension managed funds have delivered 3.7% 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 >> Mar 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensioners of tomorrow risk staggering £68K shortfall as they underestimate cost of retirement
Pensioners of tomorrow risk staggering £68K shortfall as they underestimate cost of retirement
Nationwide
5 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
A poll conducted by Nationwide of more than 1,000 people aged 40 to 60 found that 33% of respondents expect to rely upon the state pension alone to fund their retirement. Nationwide estimates that this could leave individuals within this group with a shortfall of £68,000 over the course of their retirement. The poll also found that 52% of respondents are worried about affording retirement, while 54% do not know how much they have saved in their 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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91% of employers believe employees do not understand the tax rules when withdrawing money from their pension
91% of employers believe employees do not understand pension tax rules
Wealth at Work
4 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Taxation
According to a survey by Wealth at Work, 91% of employers do not think that employees understand the tax rules when withdrawing money from their pension. The survey also found that many employees are unaware that they could potentially reduce or even eliminate tax charges on their retirement income by using the tax allowances and reliefs available.

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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FTSE 350 pension gap grows by £4bn in February
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
4 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that during February the accounting deficit of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes rose from £41bn to £45bn. The increase in the deficit was attributed to an increase in the schemes' liabilities from £806bn to £811bn, offset in part by a rise in asset values.

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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Three in five ‘pension wills’ out of date
Three in five ‘pension wills’ out of date
Canada Life
4 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Death Benefits, Trustees
According to a Canada Life survey of individuals between the ages of 16 and 54, 61% of respondents said their nominated beneficiary or expression of wish form was either out of date, or they did not know whether it needed reviewing.

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 auto-enrolment experience over time: Understanding the real impact of contribution increases on behaviours and attitudes
The auto-enrolment experience over time
NEST Insight
1 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
NEST Insight has published research analysing how the rise in minimum auto-enrolment contributions in April 2018 impacted savers. Following the rise, 51% of NEST members said they did not notice an increase in their pension contributions and 28% of members are considering increasing their contributions further.

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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