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Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report: July 2012 - end February 2018
Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Mar 2018 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, 1,110,865 employers completed their declaration of compliance between July 2012 and the end of February 2018. The report also revealed that 39,547 employers had confirmed that they have met their duties by completing their re-declaration of compliance by 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 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 February 2018
JLT's Monthly Fund Index Update
JLT Employee Benefits (JLT)
Mar 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 28 February 2018, UK private sector pension schemes had a funding level of 94% with a deficit of £105bn. At the same time the previous year, private sector pension schemes had a funding level of 90% and a deficit of £180bn.

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

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Mercer US Pension Buyout Index for February 2018
Mercer US Pension Buyout Index
Mercer
28 Feb 2018 United States Pension Buy-out Companies, Countries - US
Mercer has published the latest edition of its US Pension Buyout Index. The Index tracks the relationship between the accounting liability for retirees of a hypothetical DB pension plan and two cost measures: the estimated cost of transferring the pension liabilities to an insurance company and the approximate total economic cost of retaining the pension obligations on the balance sheet. According to the Index, the average cost of purchasing annuities from an insurer increased from 104.3% to 104.8% of the accounting liability during 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 >> Feb 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions Fraud: Time to Act
Pensions Fraud: Time to Act
RSM
27 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Pension Liberation
According to a report from RSM, the pensions sector is beginning to recognise that fraud and IT systems breaches are areas of increasing risk. The findings revealed that 52% of respondents said that fraud is a significant threat to the pensions sector, compared to 41% in 2016.

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 >> Feb 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 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Longevity, Pension Reform, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, 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 CMA investigation into the investment consultant market has had any noticeable impact on their business activity?;
  • In light of the CMA’s review of the investment consultant market, have you, or a scheme you work with, reviewed your current investment consultant?;
  • The Pensions Regulator and Financial Conduct Authority have agreed a joint pensions strategy on how they will collaborate. Should their pensions functions just be merged into a single regulator?;
  • Should employers who are closing DB schemes to further accrual maintain their contribution rate in the alternative DC scheme?; and
  • Were a revolutionary medical breakthrough to emerge, increasing lifespans, should trustees of DB schemes or governments then be able to introduce limits on the duration of benefits payable past a certain age?

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

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Fixing the Retirement Lottery
Fixing the Retirement Lottery
TUC
27 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The TUC has published a report analysing the current system for workplace pension provision and setting out a range of policy options. As part of its analysis, the TUC found that a typical worker could be £5,000 a year poorer in their old age if they retire after a bad period for pension fund markets rather than in a good 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 >> Feb 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Retirement dreams could be at risk without greater family involvement
Retirement dreams could be at risk without greater family involvement
Retirement Advantage
26 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Savings
Retirement Advantage questioned homeowners aged over 55 who were saving into a pension and found that 36% do not discuss retirement finances with their spouse.

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

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US employers enhancing defined contribution retirement plans to help improve workers’ financial security
US employers enhancing DC retirement plans to help improve workers’ financial security
Willis Towers Watson
26 Feb 2018 United States Administration, Automatic Enrolment, Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
According to research by Willis Towers Watson, employers are making significant improvements to their DC pension arrangements amid concerns that employees are failing to save enough for retirement. The survey found that 73% of employers now automatically enrol new participants, compared with 68% in 2014 and 52% in 2009.

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

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Divorce costs £3,800 a year in retirement income
Class of 2018
Prudential
23 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Divorce, Pensioners & Retirement
According to Prudential's latest Class of 2018 research, divorcees planning to retire this year can expect their annual income to fall by £3,800 compared to those who have never divorced. The research also revealed that divorce means people are more likely to retire in debt and have no private pension savings.

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

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Defined Contribution Plan Participants’ Activities, First Three Quarters of 2017
Defined Contribution Plan Participants' Activities
Investment Company Institute (ICI)
22 Feb 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
The Investment Company Institute (ICI) has published research which tracks contributions, withdrawals and other activity covering more than 30 million participant accounts in employer-based DC plans. According to the latest figures, just 2.4% of DC plan participants stopped making contributions during the first three quarters 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 >> Feb 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Women most likely to opt out of workplace pension saving
Women most likely to opt out of workplace pension saving
NOW: Pensions
22 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment
An analysis of NOW: Pensions members has revealed that 9% of women opted out of workplace pension saving during 2017, compared to 7% of men. Most likely to opt out are women between the ages of 60 and 64, while the least likely to opt out are men aged between 22 and 29.

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 >> Feb 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
21 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Corporate Governance, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR), Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, 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 the Work and Pensions Committee’s criticism of TPR and the PPF over the British Steel Pension Scheme warranted?;
  • Should the FCA ban contingent charging for pensions transfer advice?;
  • Does the FCA need to come down harder on standards of IGC chair’s statements?;
  • Is The Pensions Regulator taking the right approach by naming and shaming schemes that breach AE rules?; and
  • Who does the most good for pensions: Politicians, Regulators, Employers, Pension schemes or Providers?

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

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Investment market volatility: analysis commissioned by TUC
Investment market volatility: analysis commissioned by TUC
Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)
21 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Investment - General, Investment - Performance, Scheme Issues & Trends
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has published analysis commissioned by the TUC looking at the impact of investment market performance on the retirement outcomes for DC pension scheme members. Chapter One of the report considers the impact of historical investment returns upon member outcomes, while Chapter Two looks at the uncertainty caused by unknown future investment returns.

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

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The not so golden years - 1 in 4 Canadian retirees living with debt
The not so golden years - 1 in 4 Canadian retirees living with debt
Sun Life Financial of Canada
21 Feb 2018 Canada Countries - excl. European Union and US, Pensioners & Retirement
According to the Sun Life Financial Barometer, a quarter of retirees are facing financial challenges or are living with debt in retirement. The survey also found that 20% of retirees are still making mortgage payments and 66% still have unpaid credit cards.

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

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Workers over 55 choosing gig work to ease into retirement
Workers over 55 choosing gig work to ease into retirement
Zurich UK
19 Feb 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, State Pensions
According to research by Zurich UK, 36% of gig workers aged 55 and above are taking on 'gig' jobs to help them ease their way into retirement. One in ten of gig workers surveyed only expect to stop gig work when they are over the age of 75, almost ten years after reaching state pension age.

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

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