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PensionChair Remuneration Report 2019
PensionChair Remuneration Report
Winmark and Barnett Waddingham
25 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Equality, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Trustees
Barnett Waddingham has partnered with Winmark for the 2019 edition of the Winmark PensionChair Remuneration Report. According to the report, 60% of Trustee Chairs agree that there is currently insufficient diversity of age, ethnicity and gender amongst trustees and 38% believe there are not enough new trustees entering the profession.

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.

B31156371   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Reforming the Pension System in Turkey 2019: Comparison of Mandatory and Auto-Enrolment Pension Systems in Selected OECD Countries
Reforming the Pension System in Turkey 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
21 Jun 2019 Turkey Administration, Countries - excl. European Union and US, Pension Reform
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a paper exploring the pension system in Turkey. The paper recommends several tools to promote retirement planning and suggests policy measures to reform the automatic enrolment system in Turkey.

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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70% More Women Participating In A Workplace Pension Since Auto-Enrolment
70% More Women Participating In A Workplace Pension Since Auto-Enrolment
Equiniti
20 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Equality
Analysis of DWP statistics conducted by Equiniti has shown that 8.7 million women are now investing into a workplace scheme, an increase of 70% from 2012 when just under 5.1 million women were contributing to such a scheme. The analysis also showed that 88% of women that are eligible to participate in a workplace scheme now do, an increase from 59% in 2012.

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.

4B115575E   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Occupational Pension Schemes Survey, UK: 2018
Occupational Pension Schemes Survey
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
20 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its Occupational Pension Schemes Survey, which gathers information about scheme membership, benefits and contributions from a sample of occupational trust-based pension schemes to provide a detailed view of the nature of occupational pension provision in the UK. According to the survey, in 2018 total membership of occupational pension schemes in the UK was an estimated 45.6 million, an increase from 41.1 million in 2017 and the highest level recorded by the survey. It also found that in 2018 the average total (member plus employer) contribution rate for private sector DC schemes was 5.0%, rising from 3.4% 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 >> Jun 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

801155630   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
19 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Equality, Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General, Legislation, 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 more schemes follow NEST’s decision to divest from tobacco?;
  • Do you think there will be a pensions bill this year?;
  • Should GMP working groups have more of a focus on schemes that have completed buyouts?;
  • Are the current standards of professional trustees high, adequate or low?; and
  • Do you believe the upcoming professional trustee accreditation process is too tough, about right or too low?

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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Mass confusion over drawdown as half of retirees unaware they can vary income
Mass confusion over drawdown as half of retirees unaware they can vary income
Zurich UK
19 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Advisers, Annuities and Income Drawdown, Investment - General
According to research by Zurich, more than half of people in drawdown are unaware they can vary their income up or down, or halt it altogether. This is equivalent to 307,000 people and potentially leaves drawdown investors at risk of taking an unsustainable level of income. The research also showed that 35% of non-advised consumers understand they can reduce their drawdown income, compared to 77% of consumers receiving advice.

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.

C911555FD   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Aon Pension Benefit Design Survey 2019 sees acceleration in scheme closures
Pension Benefit Design Survey
Aon
18 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends
According to Aon's latest Pension Benefit Design Survey, an increasing number of DB pension schemes have carried out benefit reviews in the past four years. As a result, the number of scheme closures has also risen.

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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Buck’s 2019 Mid-Market Review examines data for almost 1,900 UK defined benefit pensions schemes
Buck’s 2019 Mid-Market Review examines data for almost 1,900 UK defined benefit pensions schemes
Buck
17 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Equality, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Longevity, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits, Transfers
Buck has published the results of its 2019 Mid-Market Pensions Review which analyses figures from nearly 1,900 UK DB pension schemes and outlines the trends and challenges faced by pension schemes with asset values between £10m and £1bn. According to the research, average annual company contributions fell from £5m in 2017 to £4.2m in 2018, reflecting steps taken by companies to manage pension costs.

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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Transfer values near record highs while transfer activity remains steady
XPS Transfer Watch
XPS Pensions Group
13 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the XPS Transfer Watch, transfer values stayed close to record highs during May 2019 as a result of an increase in the number of DB transfers across the month. The XPS Pensions Group's Transfer Value Index is reported to have increased during the month before falling to £241,500 at the end of May 2019, down from £242,300 at the end of April, while the Transfer Activity Index has revealed a small increase in the number of transfers processed by the administration business during 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 >> Jun 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
12 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes, Pensions Dashboard, Equality, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Insolvency, Pension Protection Fund, 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:
  • Delaying which of the following would concern you the most?;
    • Pensions dashboard
    • GMP equalisation
    • Collective Defined Contribution
  • Should the term ‘self-sufficiency’ be replaced with ‘low dependency’, as recommended by some consultants?;
  • Is it ever right for the PPF to vote against CVA proposals?;
  • Should there be quotas for the proportion of male and female trustees on boards in a bid to improve decision making diversity?; and
  • Do trustees pay enough attention to their own governance?

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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Three-quarters of DB assets could be in cashflow driven strategies within 12 months, finds AXA IM research
Three-quarters of DB assets could be in cashflow driven strategies within 12 months
AXA Investment Managers
11 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Investment - General, Scheme Issues & Trends
Research from AXA Investment Managers indicates that almost 75% of UK DB pension schemes could be adopting a cashflow driven investment strategy within the next 12 months. The survey, which polled 48 pension funds ranging in size from under £500m to more than £2bn, found that 52% of schemes are already implementing a cashflow strategy, while a further 21% of respondents are considering doing so in the next 12 months.

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.

E4115503F   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Aon says UK pension schemes face new challenges when fully funded
Aon says UK pension schemes face new challenges when fully funded
Aon
11 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Investment - Management, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Issues & Trends
Aon has published the results of its survey looking at the challenges facing DB pension schemes as they become fully funded relating to their funding, investment and covenant. According to the research, when asked what action employers should take in terms of issuing dividends where there is no Technical Provisions deficit, 55% of respondents supported issuing partial dividends, while 8% thought that no dividends should be paid until the pension scheme benefits had been bought 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 >> Jun 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

6B1154869   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Analysis relating to State Pension age changes from the 1995 and 2011 Pensions Acts
Analysis relating to State Pension age changes from the 1995 and 2011 Pensions Acts
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
7 Jun 2019 United Kingdom Equality, Legislation, State Pensions
The DWP has published analysis relating to state pension age changes from the 1995 and 2011 Pensions Acts. The analysis includes the cost of reversing women’s state pension age back to 60 and men’s state pension age back to 65 over the period 2010/11 to 2025/26, the private pension wealth of men and women born between 1942 and 1966 by age and sex, and employment rates of women born between 1950 and 1959.

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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A Miserable May for Irish Pension Managed Funds
A Miserable May for Irish Pension Managed Funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
6 Jun 2019 Ireland Investment - General, Investment - Performance
According to Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest analysis, Irish pension funds declined 4.0% on average during May. The analysis shows that over the past twelve months, Irish pension managed funds have delivered 1.4% 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 >> Jun 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 - May 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Jun 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 experienced a 6.1% drop in May bringing the index level to 75.5.

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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