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Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report: July 2012 - end December 2017
Automatic enrolment: Declaration of compliance report
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Jan 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, 983,446 employers completed their declaration of compliance between July 2012 and the end of December 2017. The report also revealed that 37,288 employers had confirmed that they have met their duties by completing their re-declaration of compliance by December 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 >> Jan 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension de-risking steps up a gear
Pension de-risking steps up a gear
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
Jan 2018 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies
According to Lane Clark & Peacock's (LCP) eleventh annual report on the buy-in, buy-out and longevity swap market, after a relative lull in longevity swaps in 2016, there was renewed activity in 2017, with 6.4bn of longevity swaps announced across five transactions, compared to 2.6bn 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 >> Jan 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 December
Mercer US Pension Buyout Index
Mercer
31 Dec 2017 United Kingdom 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 104.0% to 104.3% of the accounting liability.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Disrupted working patterns leave women unprepared for retirement
Disrupted working patterns leave women unprepared for retirement
Aegon
27 Dec 2017 United Kingdom Equality, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pensioners & Retirement
Aegon's Retirement Confidence Survey has revealed that 49% of women are not confident about retiring comfortably, compared to 33% of men. The survey also found that 28% of women are unaware how much they have saved in their pension and 42% have never estimated how much income they will need in retirement.

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 >> Dec 2017 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 (September quarter 2017)
The ASFA Retirement Standard
Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)
20 Dec 2017 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 $60,457 a year, while those seeking a 'modest' lifestyle would need to spend $35,189 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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Retirement Assets Total $27.2trn in Third Quarter 2017
Retirement Assets Total $27.2trn in Third Quarter 2017
ICI Global
20 Dec 2017 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to figures from ICI Global, total US retirement assets stood at $27.2trn as of 30 September 2017, an increase of 2.3% from the end of June 2017. At the end of September, retirement assets accounted for 35% of all household financial assets in the United States.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PSCA survey finds 403(b) sponsors need more information on their plan design, including how plan expenses are paid
403(b) sponsors need more information on their plan design, including how plan expenses are paid
Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA)
18 Dec 2017 United States Administration, Countries - US
According to the latest 403(b) Snapshot Survey from the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) and sponsored by Principal Financial Group, almost one-third (30.9%) of 403(b) plan sponsors are not sure if they use revenue sharing to pay plan expenses.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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More than two thirds of teens want automatic pension saving
More than two thirds of teens want automatic pension saving
NOW: Pensions
18 Dec 2017 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment
According to a survey by NOW: Pensions, 66% of 16-21 year-olds are not currently contributing to a pension. However, 69% of this age group believe that being auto-enrolled into a workplace pension by their employer before the age of 22 is a good idea to help them save for retirement.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Automatic enrolment: review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for 2018/19
Automatic enrolment: review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
18 Dec 2017 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment
The DWP has published its review of the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for automatic enrolment into a workplace pension. The analysis has concluded that the existing threshold of 10,000 remains the correct level at this point of the automatic enrolment programme and will not change for 2018/19. The decision reflects the key balance that needs to be met between affordability for employers and individuals and the policy objective of giving those who are most able to save the opportunity to accrue a meaningful level of retirement 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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PLSA Launches 43rd Annual Survey
PLSA Annual Survey
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
15 Dec 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies)
 PLSA's 43rd Annual Survey has revealed that the mean running cost of DB schemes has increased from 546 in 2016 to 612 in 2017 due to an increase in levies, governance and trustee training. According to the findings, overall contribution rates into DB schemes rose slightly to 33.6%. The default contribution rate for newly auto-enrolled members remained stable in comparison to 2016. The default mean total contribution rate was 8.4%. The default mean employee contribution rate was 2.4% and the default mean employer contribution rate was 5.9%.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Canadian employers are struggling to improve the retirement readiness of their employees
Canadian employers are struggling to improve the retirement readiness of their employees
Willis Towers Watson
14 Dec 2017 Canada Countries - excl. European Union and US, Pensioners & Retirement
According to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, employers are finding it difficult to improve the retirement readiness of their employees, with few organisations keeping track of the impact of their DC retirement arrangements, or measuring their outcome.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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MQ5: Investment by Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts: Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2017
MQ5: Investment by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
14 Dec 2017 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Investment - Performance
According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), a net investment of £25bn was reported by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts in the third quarter of 2017. This is the third consecutive quarter of net investment following record net disinvestment during 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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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State Pension top up: 12 Oct 2015 to 17 Sept 2017
State Pension top up
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
14 Dec 2017 United Kingdom State Pensions
The DWP has published State Pension top up  (SPTU) take-up figures as well as some demographic information on age and sex. According to the statistics, 13,200 individual contributions were made into the SPTU scheme, which was introduced on 12 October 2015 and ran until 5 April 2017. The average contribution was 17,000.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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What's the price of security in retirement?
What's the price of security in retirement?
Hargreaves Lansdown
13 Dec 2017 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown
According to a research report from Hargreaves Lansdown, investor demand for annuities is likely to remain low in the short term but could double in size towards the mid-2020s. Currently just 12% of people buy an annuity, but 43% of people approaching retirement envisage buying one.

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 >> Dec 2017 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 November
Xafinity Transfer Value Index
Xafinity
11 Dec 2017 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the Xafinity Transfer Value Index, transfer values remained stable from the end of October to the end of November, beginning at £232,000 at the start of the month and returning to £232,000 at the end of the month.

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 >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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