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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
2 Oct 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Automatic Enrolment, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Amendment
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:
  • How effective do you think Workie has been in engaging employers with their auto-enrolment duties?;
  • How likely is it Guy Opperman will still be pensions minister at the end of this parliament?;
  • Do you back Labour's plan to introduce collective defined contribution schemes to give savers certainty and control?;
  • Should there be an industry body that steps in to mediate disputes that can occur when schemes change third-party administrator?; and
  • Should the age eligibility for auto-enrolment be lowered from 22 to 16?

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

821065263   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Defined benefit pension plans improve in third quarter of 2017
Mercer Pension Health Index
Mercer
2 Oct 2017 Canada Countries - excl. European Union and US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
Research from Mercer has revealed that the solvency position of Canadian pension plans improved in the third quarter of 2017. The Mercer Pension Health Index stood at 106% on 29 September 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 >> Oct 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

4E1065082   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Policies for increasing long-term saving of the self-employed
Policies for increasing long-term saving of the self-employed
Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and Old Mutual Wealth
2 Oct 2017 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Lifetime ISA, Part-time, Self-employed and Contract Workers, Savings
The PPI has published a report, sponsored by Old Mutual Wealth, which looks at recent trends in self-employment to consider alternative policy options for increasing the long-term savings level of the self-employed. Figures show that although there are almost five million self-employed in the UK, only 28% of them believe pensions are the safest way to save (compared with 52% of employees).

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 >> Oct 2017 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 September 2017
JLT's Monthly Fund Index Update
JLT Employee Benefits
2 Oct 2017 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 September 2017, FTSE 100 companies had a funding level of 93% with a deficit of £47bn. At the same time the previous year, FTSE 100 companies had a funding level of 86% and a deficit of £104bn.

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

F6106445B   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Aon DC Scheme Survey 2017 - Navigating the Future: Chapter Two
Aon DC Survey
Aon Hewitt
Oct 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Scheme Issues & Trends, Trustees
Aon Hewitt has published chapter two of its 2017 DC survey entitled "Navigating the Future". The survey focuses on the concerns of trustees and DC pension scheme managers as they fulfil their duty to help deliver the best outcomes for scheme members. The research also looks at the obstacles they face and how they can best approach the future.

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

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FAB Index update at 30 September 2017
First Actuarial's Best estimate (FAB) Index
First Actuarial
Oct 2017 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
First Actuarial’s Best estimate (FAB) Index stayed the same in September, showing a month-end surplus of £316bn across the 6,000 UK defined benefit schemes. The index also showed that the overall investment return required for these DB pension schemes to be 100% funded on a best-estimate basis has remained at around  inflation minus 0.7% 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 >> Oct 2017 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: Expanding Horizons
Retirement Sentiment Index
Retirement Advantage
Oct 2017 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Investment - General, Savings
Retirement Advantage has published the latest report in its Retirement Sentiment Index series, "Expanding Horizons", which reveals that there is an increase in over-50s willing to take a financial risk. The research showed that the proportion of those wanting certainty from their retirement income has fallen from 46% in 2016 to 45% in 2017, while the desire for flexibility has increased from 31% to 36%.

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

FA10645EA   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Aon DC Scheme Survey 2017 - Navigating the Future: Chapter One
Aon DC Survey
Aon Hewitt
Oct 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Scheme Issues & Trends, Trustees
Aon Hewitt has published chapter one of its 2017 DC survey entitled "Navigating the Future". The survey looks at how trustees and scheme managers can overcome regulation and give their schemes the attention they deserve.

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

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Superannuation account balances by age and gender
Superannuation account balances by age and gender
Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)
Oct 2017 Australia Countries - excl. European Union and US, Equality, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Pensioners & Retirement, Scheme Issues & Trends
According to research published by the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), the $2.3trn superannuation system is delivering increasing superannuation balances across the community and raising living standards for retirees. The figures also revealed that the disparity between the average balances of men and women fell over the two years to 2015-16.

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

351071117    
 
UK Risk Settlement Bulletin - October 2017
UK Risk Settlement Bulletin
Aon Hewitt
Oct 2017 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown
Aon Hewitt has published its latest monthly bulletin which provides a picture of the UK's risk settlement market. The main issue covered in the October 2017 edition is the fact that the annuity market has offered some of the best pricing in recent years but there are a number of factors that suggest the market has reached its best potential, at least on pensioner deals.

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

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Responsible Investing: The Evolution Of Ownership
Responsible Investing: The Evolution Of Ownership
RBC Global Asset Management
Oct 2017 WORLDWIDE Investment - Ethical and SRI, Worldwide News
According to research from RBC Global Asset Management (RBC), pension funds and other European institutional investors are leading the way in environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies. The research found that 96% of European investors believe ESG investment will perform better or just as well as other non-ESG strategies, with 85% of the European funds surveyed saying they already incorporate ESG analysis into their decision-making process.

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

4B1069958   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Improving visibility of relative value in the Master Trust market
Improving visibility of relative value in the Master Trust market
Hymans Robertson
Oct 2017 United Kingdom Master Trusts
Hymans Robertson has undertaken analysis of Master Trust default investment fund performance, giving a breakdown by investment phase and analysis of risk. The research found that there has been a huge increase in Master Trusts over the past 5 years, with 35% of workplace pensions scheme members now in Master Trust arrangements.

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

371069751   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Aegon Adviser Attitudes Report 2017: Technology in the financial advice market
Aegon Adviser Attitudes Report 2017
AEGON
Oct 2017 United Kingdom Administration, Advisers, Technology & Systems
The second Aegon Adviser Attitudes report has found that 26% of advisers see pension dashboards as an opportunity to provide advice. The findings also revealed that 36% of advisers expect to direct more business to digital platforms over 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 >> Oct 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

A810688B8    
 
Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index 2017
Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index
Mercer
Oct 2017 WORLDWIDE Investment - General, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Worldwide News
Mercer has published its Melbourne Global Pension Index, which provides a comparison of retirement income systems in 27 countries and rates them based on their adequacy, sustainability and integrity. This year, the scores ranged from 38.8 for Argentina to 78.9 for Denmark.

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

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Pension Wise service evaluation
Pension Wise service evaluation
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Oct 2017 United Kingdom Pension Wise, Regulatory Bodies (excl. tPR)
The DWP has published findings from a quantitative evaluation to understand customer experiences of using Pension Wise, and the impact it has on knowledge and behaviour. According to the results, 94% of customers who completed appointments were satisfied with Pension Wise and 79% were very satisfied. Of the respondents, 94% were also satisfied that their options were clearly set out to them, and 90% felt they were helped to make an informed choice about their next steps.

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

221068129   Click here to contact the authors.
 

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