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FTSE 350 pension gap narrows significantly in Q1 2018
Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
4 Apr 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, 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 has fallen by £4bn to £72bn so far this year, continuing the reductions achieved in 2017, in which the gap fell by £8bn. Liabilities have reduced by £19bn to £838bn, while asset valuations have fallen by £15bn to £766bn in the first quarter of 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 >> Apr 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Gender pay gap damages pension prospects for women
Gender pay gap damages pension prospects for women
NOW: Pensions
3 Apr 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Equality
Analysis by NOW: Pensions has revealed that women aged 25 will accumulate a workplace pension that is 20% smaller than their male counterparts by the age of 65, based on auto-enrolment minimum contributions and taking into account mean salaries for men and women over their working lives. If these women take a five-year career break, they will accumulate a pension which is 33% smaller than their male counterparts.

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

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Official figures show shocking disparity in pension incomes
Official figures show shocking disparity in pension incomes
Royal London
2 Apr 2018 United Kingdom Equality, Pensioners & Retirement
Analysis of HMRC figures by Royal London has highlighted disparities in pension incomes even within the same region. While the mean income for London-based pensioners is £18,400 per year, this average ranges such from £37,900 in the City of London to just £12,800 in Barking and Dagenham.

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

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Funded position of defined benefit plans holds steady in first quarter despite rising volatility
Funded position of defined benefit plans holds steady in first quarter despite rising volatility
Mercer
2 Apr 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 reached their highest level since 2001 during the first quarter of 2018 before retreating in the final weeks of March. The Mercer Pension Health Index, which represents the solvency ratio of a hypothetical plan, stood at 106% on 30 March, unchanged from the beginning of the 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 >> Apr 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PPF 7800 Index (31 March 2018)
PPF 7800 Index
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pension Protection Fund, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PPF 7800 Index, the aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the index is estimated to have increased from £72.1bn at the end of February 2018 to £115.6bn at the end of March 2018, while the funding level decreased from 95.6% to 93.1% over the same period.

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

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Retirement Sentiment Index: Surviving Market Volatility
Retirement Sentiment Index
Retirement Advantage
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Longevity, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Retirement Advantage has published the latest edition of its Retirement Sentiment Index report series, revealing a significant shift in the attitudes of over 50s towards financial risk and flexibility in response to market volatility. The report shows a decline in the proportion of over 50s who view flexibility as an important factor when thinking about their retirement income from 36% in June 2017 to 28% in March 2018, while the percentage of respondents that valued certainty remained stable over the same period. According to the company's findings over 50s are also significantly underestimating their life expectancy, which it warns could leave retirees in a difficult financial position later in life as their pension pots become overstretched.

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

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Credit Suisse Swiss Pension Fund Index Q1 2018
Credit Suisse Swiss Pension Fund Index
Credit Suisse
Apr 2018 Switzerland Countries - excl. European Union and US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Surpluses and Deficits
Credit Suisse has published its first quarterly Swiss Pension Fund Index for 2018, which reveals that in the first quarter the index fell to 170.2 points at the end of March 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 >> Apr 2018 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 (March quarter 2018)
The ASFA Retirement Standard
Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)
Apr 2018 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 $60,264 a year, while those seeking a 'modest' lifestyle would need to spend $39,353 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 >> Apr 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions Freedom Index Report
Pensions Freedom Index Report
eValue
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Pensioners & Retirement
The Pensions Freedom Index Report, published by EValue, has found that between 6 April 2017 and 5 April 2018, flexible income was the preferred retirement choice for 49%, while a guaranteed income was the preferred choice for 40%.

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

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The Rise of Factor Investing
The Rise of Factor Investing
Aon
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Investment - General, Investment - Performance, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
Aon has published a report on how factor investing, also known as "smart beta", could help DC schemes to improve member outcomes. The analysis identifies four preferred equity factors (low volatility, value, quality and momentum) that offer the potential for long-term return enhancement and/or risk reduction.

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

C51097567   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Financial Resilience in Later Life: Who is well placed to cope with life events?
Financial Resilience in Later Life: Who is well placed to cope with life events?
Age UK
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
According to new research by Age UK, the financial services industry needs to fundamentally reconsider how it helps people to plan their finances in retirement. The report examines what ‘financial resilience’ actually means for retirees when they have different social networks, finances and health, and what makes older people ‘well placed’ to cope with the challenges and decisions they face throughout 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 >> Apr 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 2018 - Update
Pension de-risking 2018
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies
According to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP), buy-in and buy-out deals are on course to reach a record-breaking £15bn during 2018. In an update to its eleventh annual report on the buy-in, buy-out and longevity swap market, LCP considers the latest developments including insurer pricing in 2018 and the £450m full buy-in by the Post Office pension plan.

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

EF10969AD   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Managing Climate Risk in a Changing Environment
Managing Climate Risk in a Changing Environment
Pinsent Masons
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI, Trustees
The pensions team at Pinsent Masons has commissioned a research report to gain insight into how the developing understanding of climate change affects the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of pension fund trustees. Part of the research explored 16 pension funds that already consider climate change to varying degrees and five of these were found to have a separate climate change policy.

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

1B1095613   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Accounting for Pensions - Reflecting the cost of pension freedoms and life expectancy
Accounting for Pensions
Xafinity Punter Southall
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Longevity, Pension Liberation, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Transfers
According to Xafinity Punter Southall's inaugural Accounting for Pensions survey, unprecedented levels of member transfers over the last year could add £25bn to UK companies' accounting costs if no action is taken. New data released in 2018 shows that transfers out have increased from £12.8bn in 2016 to £34.2bn in 2017 - an increase of 167%.

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

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The Age of Peak LDI
The Age of Peak LDI
Hymans Robertson
Apr 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
Liability Driven Investment (LDI) has been one of the dominant trends in UK DB pension scheme investment over the past 15 years. According to a report from Hymans Robertson and Nomura, this trend may be coming to an end as the current pace of increasing hedging levels can only continue for, at most, three more years.

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

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