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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
18 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes, Investment - General, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), 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:
  • Do the CMA’s proposed remedies for the fiduciary management and investment consulting market go far enough?;
  • Do you agree trustees should be forced to hold competitive tenders for first-time fiduciary mandates?;
  • The WPC has urged the government to kick-start 'next great pensions revolution' with collective DC. Do you agree?;
  • Should HMRC extend its support for schemes seeking to reconcile guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) records by a year until October 2019?; and
  • The Security of DC Assets Working Party expects £50bn of DC assets will move by end-2018 due to market consolidation. Are trustees at risk of losing track of members’ assets?

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 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 remain stable over June
XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index
XPS Pensions Group
16 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index, pension transfer values fell slightly from £234,000 at the end of May 2018 to £233,000 at the end of June.

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Graduates who make the wrong decision about their student debt "could miss out on £75,000 from their pension pot"
Graduates who make the wrong decision about their student debt could miss out on pension
Royal London
14 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Savings
According to research from Royal London, graduates earning an average salary who opt out of their workplace pension, so that they can repay their student debt more quickly, are at risk of accumulating a pension pot £75,000 lower in today’s prices than those who do not opt out.

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The secret to early retirement
The secret to early retirement
Hargreaves Lansdown
12 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Investment - General, Investment - Performance
Hargreaves Lansdown analysis has revealed that the most popular funds among people who actively choose where to invest their pension beat the returns of those who don't make a decision by 4.75% a year. The figures also show 47% of people with a pension of more than £25,000 choose their own investments. This compares to only 5% with a pension under £5,000.

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 >> Jul 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

2011097C1   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
11 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Investment - Hedge Funds, Master Trusts, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
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 national retirement income targets be developed to improve savers' understanding of how much they need to save?;
  • The Court of Appeal has ruled trustees cannot unilaterally 'design benefits'. Do you agree?;
  • Do you believe the £150,000 minimum reserve requirement for master trusts is sufficient to protect members?;
  • Latest research finds nearly half of DB liabilities are now hedged. In general, do you believe schemes are over-hedging, under-hedging or hedging liabilities at about the right level?; and
  • Do you believe there is an over-reliance on models in the pensions industry?

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Good year for Swiss companies’ pension plans with a lot of uncertainty to come
Good year for Swiss companies’ pension plans with a lot of uncertainty to come
Willis Towers Watson
11 Jul 2018 Switzerland Accounting, Countries - excl. European Union and US, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
Willis Towers Watson has examined the top 30 companies in Switzerland and analysed the funding coverage of pension liabilities. The figures revealed that the average coverage ratio for the Swiss Leader Index companies increased by about 5% in 2017.

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension freedom 'demob fever' as one in five over-50s change retirement plans
Retirement Sentiment Index
Retirement Advantage
11 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pensioners & Retirement, Pension Reform, Savings
Research by Retirement Advantage has revealed that one in five over-50s have changed their retirement plans because of the pension freedoms granting access to their savings from the age of 55. The research found that 44% of the respondents who have changed their plans are now planning to retire early, while 28% are now planning to retire later.

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 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 Remained Level in June
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
9 Jul 2018 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 remained level at 89% in June 2018. At the end of June, the estimated aggregate deficit was $229bn, which was a $16bn decrease compared to the $245bn measured at the end of May.

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 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 - June 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Jul 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
The latest Pension Finance Watch has reported that the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index increased slightly to 79.7 in June 2018, its highest level in ten years. The modest change over the month is attributed to a slightly positive portfolio return coupled with a decrease in 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 >> Jul 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2018: A record breaking year for the bulk annuity market
2018: A record breaking year for the bulk annuity market
Hymans Robertson
6 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pension Buy-out Companies, Transfers
According to Hymans Robertson the total value of buy-ins and buy-outs in the first six months of 2018 has been more than the value for the whole year in each year up until 2013.They estimate an all-time record for the year, with total pension scheme buy-in and buy-out volumes to reach around £18bn.

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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June Disappointment for Irish Pension Managed Funds
June Disappointment for Irish Pension Managed Funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
4 Jul 2018 Ireland Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest report has revealed that Irish pension funds lost 0.6% on average during June. Over the past three years, the average fund return was 4.5% per annum.

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 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
4 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Investment - Hedge Funds, Local Government, Pensioners & Retirement, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Taxation
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:
  • The FCA has recommended retirement wake-up packs start from age 50. Do you agree that is the right age?
  • The FCA has recommended investment ‘pathways’ to guide drawdown users should be introduced. Do you agree?
  • Scotland is proposing structural changes to its 11 local government pension funds. Which of the following options should it adopt?
  • Are hedge funds still an appropriate asset class for a typical DB pension fund?
  • The government has announced it will look again at the current system of pension tax relief as a result of disparities between net pay and relief at source arrangements. Do you think change is necessary?

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Defined benefit plans continued to improve in Q2 2018 despite ongoing volatility
Defined benefit plans continued to improve in Q2 2018 despite ongoing volatility
Mercer
4 Jul 2018 Canada Accounting, Countries - excl. European Union and US, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
According to research by Mercer, the solvency position of Canadian DB pension plans continued to improve during the second quarter of 2018. The Mercer Pension Health Index, which represents the solvency ratio of a hypothetical plan, stood at 107% on 29 June, up from 106% on 30 March.

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 2018 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 more than halves in H1 2018
Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
2 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Surpluses and Deficits
Data from Mercer's Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting deficit of DB pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies decreased by £43bn from £72bn at the start of 2018 to £29bn on 29 June. This is more than three times the decrease for the whole of 2017.

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 2018 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 June 2018
JLT's Monthly Fund Index Update
JLT Employee Benefits (JLT)
2 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Surpluses and Deficits
JLT Employee Benefits has updated its monthly index revealing the funding position of all UK private sector DB schemes under IAS19. As at 30 June 2018, UK private sector pension schemes had a funding level of 98% with a deficit of £34bn. FTSE 100 companies had a funding level of 100% with a deficit of £1bn, while FTSE 350 companies had a funding level of 99% with a deficit of £5bn.

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 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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