New research from Retirement Advantage show that people are increasingly worried about the rising cost of living, paying the bills and are increasingly considering working longer to make ends meet Posted on Thursday Jan 19
Tom McPhail of Hargreaves Lansdown has been unanimously selected by the members of the cross-industry group on pension and investment transfers to take over as Chair of the initiative with immediate effect, replacing Fidelity International’s Ed Dymott. Posted on Thursday Jan 19
Aegon have published research that reveals 62% of people have multiple pensions but more than one in five (21%) of this group has lost track of one or all of their pensions. As a result more than 6.6million people may have misplaced some of their retirement savings. Posted on Thursday Jan 19
Just report suggests that Cashing in pensions for lump sums too early is likely to leave hundreds of thousands of people who are forced to retire earlier than expected facing poorer retirements Posted on Wednesday Jan 18
Pensions are coming under increased pressure as the Baby Boomer generation retire bringing the ratios of workers to 'dependants' lower. Aegon discusses the challenges linked to the report from the Resolution Foundation Posted on Monday Jan 16
Legal & General Investment Management, Head of DC Client Solutions, Simon Chinnery says that 2016 was the year of Freedom of Choice pension reforms and that 2017 will contain more of the same but expect an added focus on member communications, changing investment approaches and high-quality, low governance models. Posted on Friday Jan 13
PTL urges the FCA, government and industry not to overlook the fact that there are other costs for pensions, despite discussion focusing on transaction costs following the FCA’s Transparency Paper in the latter part of last year.
Aviva and Barnett Waddingham examine the ONS figures for Household Disposable Income and Inequality Data, financial year end March 2016 and give comment on their interpretation of the figures Posted on Tuesday Jan 10
Club Vita say that the Independant Review of the State Pension age should inject a dose of realism into how SPa is set, according to Club Vita, the longevity services provider. Realism in terms of health and longevity inequalities; and the uncertainty in the longevity projections underpinning decisions which will impact millions of people. Posted on Monday Jan 9
Mercer’s Pensions Risk Survey data shows that the accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies increased from £127bn at the end of November to £137bn on 30 December 2016. Posted on Friday Jan 6
Gowling WLG partner Glyn Ryland comments on PLSA pension recommendations and says that whilst increases to state pensions are important, they are not an issue that PLSA members have much control in. Posted on Thursday Jan 5
Moneyfacts have completed its Moneyfacts has completed its annual assessment of the Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP) and Small Self Administered Schemes (SSAS) markets and awarded its Star Ratings accordingly. Posted on Wednesday Jan 4
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association responds to the FCA's consultation on Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, rejecting the classification of local authority pension funds as retail investors. Posted on Wednesday Jan 4
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