Managers of Wealth - Pensions http://pension-managers.com/ Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:09:39 BST part of MediaG8way Group http://pension-managers.com/ http://pension-managers.com/assets/images/logo.png Managers of Wealth - Pensions KohanaPHP Ontario Teachers' takes stake in Sydney desal plant News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55347/ontario-teachersamp039-takes-stake-in-sydney-desal-plant Australia remains an important investment destination for us, particularly as we look to expand our portfolio in the Asia-Pacific region in the coming years. Pensions Retirement in Mallorca: the dream of retirement under the palm trees true News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55353/retirement-in-mallorca-the-dream-of-retirement-under-the-palm-trees-true Only in the case of a permanent residence outside the European Union, a pension reduction would be possible if the pension also includes contribution periods under the foreign pensions law Pensions Lifeboat fund says it has 'unlimited' capacity to pay pensions of failed companies News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55216/lifeboat-fund-says-it-has-amp039unlimitedamp039-capacity-to-pay-pensions-of-failed-companies Airlines have been severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak, as they have been forced to cancel tens of thousands of flights Pensions Hymans Robertson launches LGPS knowledge assessment News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55227/hymans-robertson-launches-lgps-knowledge-assessment It also follows the rollout of a National Confidence Assessment in 2018, and will form part of a national report, to be available to all the LGPS, which will in turn allow funds to benchmark their position comparative to their peers. Pensions Over 75s claiming pension credit continues to fall News Aggregation Team Monday, March 16, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55186/over-75s-claiming-pension-credit-continues-to-fall In response to a parliamentary question, Pensions Minister Guy Opperman highlighted that there were 1.7 million claimants over in 2017/18, receiving a total of around £5.1bn. Pensions Pension freedom withdrawals ‘continue to surprise’ forecasters News Aggregation Team Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55167/pension-freedom-withdrawals-amplsquocontinue-to-surpriseamprsquo-forecasters The OBR says that tax revenues from "pension flexibility withdrawals... continue to surprise on the upside". Pensions Revealed: how YOU can get your hands on $750 by the end of March – with parents, pensioners and the unemployed the big winners from the $23billion stimulus to tackle coronavirus News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55137/revealed-how-you-can-get-your-hands-on-750-by-the-end-of-march-ampndash-with-parents-pensioners-and-the-unemployed-the-big-winners-from-the-23billion-stimulus-to-tackle-coronavirus Despite the spending spree, the Australian share market plunged by 7.3 per cent on Thursday, suffering the biggest one-day fall since November 2008, with $113billion wiped from the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index. Pensions Enquiry into social care funding launched News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55119/enquiry-into-social-care-funding-launched Committee chair Jeremy Hunt said: “This longstanding crisis comes with a huge cost to families and individuals who can’t get the social care they need." Pensions 4 pension mistakes to avoid this tax year end News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55105/4-pension-mistakes-to-avoid-this-tax-year-end We take a look at how you can make the most of your pension this tax year. Pensions Phoenix profits jump after deal spree News Aggregation Team Monday, March 09, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55101/phoenix-profits-jump-after-deal-spree The results also note that Phoenix has placed enhancing “advisers’ digital experience” as one of its strategic priorities. Pensions Pension promotions as Fairway Group develops international products News Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55313/pension-promotions-as-fairway-group-develops-international-products Fairway Group, which will celebrate its 20th year in 2020 Executive Moves COVID19 checklist for pension schemes News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55195/covid19-checklist-for-pension-schemes It also prioritises actions over different time periods, from actions required immediately to those recommended over the next three months and beyond. Executive Moves KKR appoints head of global impact investing for Asia News Aggregation Team Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55164/kkr-appoints-head-of-global-impact-investing-for-asia Mr. Wong relocated to Singapore from the New York office Executive Moves Texas Municipal Retirement System’s private equity director to leave News Aggregation Team Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55169/texas-municipal-retirement-systemamprsquos-private-equity-director-to-leave Chris Schelling, who set up pension system’s private equity portfolio, is joining Windmuehle Funds Executive Moves Sanlam appoints new Harrogate office head News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55113/sanlam-appoints-new-harrogate-office-head Sanlam Private Wealth has promoted Eleanor Ingilby to head its Harrogate office. Executive Moves Janus Henderson recruits DC pensions head News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 03, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55014/janus-henderson-recruits-dc-pensions-head Fund manager announces newly created role focused on defined contribution pension funds Executive Moves Maps names industry leaders for financial wellbeing initiative News Aggregation Team Friday, February 28, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54962/maps-names-industry-leaders-for-financial-wellbeing-initiative Also named as chairs are UK Finance managing director of personal finance Eric Leenders, Capital Credit Union chief executive Marlene Shiels, and Ipsos Mori chief executive Ben Page. Executive Moves Local Pensions Partnership names CEO News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54942/local-pensions-partnership-names-ceo Chris brings over 20 years of investment experience to the role Executive Moves Industriens Pension picks director, unlisted and private investments News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54944/industriens-pension-picks-director-unlisted-and-private-investments Mr. Nielsen was head of alternatives and private equity at Realdania, Copenhagen Executive Moves Local Pensions Partnership names permanent CEO, new CIO News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54949/local-pensions-partnership-names-permanent-ceo-new-cio At LPP, Rule was co-CIO alongside Mike Jensen until late 2017 Executive Moves FCA delays changes to DB pension transfer rules News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55364/fca-delays-changes-to-db-pension-transfer-rules In July 2019 the FCA published its final proposals to reform DB transfer advice which included plans to ban ‘contingent’ charging, Legal,Regulation & Compliance Rolls-Royce aligns executives' pensions with workforce's News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55366/rolls-royce-aligns-executivesamp039-pensions-with-workforceamp039s The company’s existing executive directors, Warren East and Stephen Daintith, had pension remuneration of £236,000 and £150,000 respectively in 2019 and 2018. Legal,Regulation & Compliance FCA delays DB transfer rules update by up to 6 months News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55368/fca-delays-db-transfer-rules-update-by-up-to-6-months The FCA had proposed a carve out from the ban for those in significant financial hardship, but in the current climate it would have been even harder to objectively assess whether an individual met that definition. Legal,Regulation & Compliance TPR update on reporting late pension payments News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55369/tpr-update-on-reporting-late-pension-payments commentary from Kate Smith on the Pensions Regulator’s update guidance on reporting late pension payments. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Government proposes further merger among U.K. local government funds News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55371/government-proposes-further-merger-among-uk-local-government-funds The Tyne and Wear fund's assets were £8.8 billion as of March 31. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Pension income falls as DB retreat bites News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55372/pension-income-falls-as-db-retreat-bites The fall in income from private pensions will have been contributed to by the decline of generous defined benefit pensions, and the rise of defined contribution pensions. Legal,Regulation & Compliance FSCS declares eight advice firms in default News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55381/fscs-declares-eight-advice-firms-in-default The FSCS told FTAdviser it has already paid a claim for more than £11,000 agains the firm Legal,Regulation & Compliance FCA fines adviser over unsuitable £112m pension transfers News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55346/fca-fines-adviser-over-unsuitable-amppound112m-pension-transfers He failed to fully understand the underlying products customers were investing in via their Sipp Legal,Regulation & Compliance Govt confirms no plans to reinstate war widows' pensions News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55349/govt-confirms-no-plans-to-reinstate-war-widowsamp039-pensions This work is ongoing, and any recommendations will have to first be agreed with other government departments”. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Govt to consult on public sector pension discrimination News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55350/govt-to-consult-on-public-sector-pension-discrimination This will set out its proposal to remove the discrimination for future service and allow members of public sector schemes to select an accrual rate that is best for them. Legal,Regulation & Compliance PASA launches cyber crime and fraud working group News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55339/pasa-launches-cyber-crime-and-fraud-working-group The working group will include representatives from a variety of pension administrators, as well as those with a range of related professional skills, PASA stated. FinTech PASA announce Crowe UK as partner for cybercrime and fraud News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55311/pasa-announce-crowe-uk-as-partner-for-cybercrime-and-fraud Cybercrime and Fraud is a significant issue for the Pensions Regulator, Pensions Minister and the industry as a whole, and is our members’ most immediate threat. FinTech Top Global Digital Intelligence Trends for 2020 News Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55315/top-global-digital-intelligence-trends-for-2020 2020 Annual Digital Intelligence Industry Benchmark Report Reveals Law Enforcement Agencies Have a Growing Reliance on Data Analysis with 90 Percent of Cases Involving Digital Devices & Cloud Applications FinTech Blockchain Can Help UK Savers Recover $48B in Unclaimed Pensions, Says R3 News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55317/blockchain-can-help-uk-savers-recover-48b-in-unclaimed-pensions-says-r3 Estimating that there are greater than 1.6 million misplaced pension pots nationwide, every with a median worth of £23,000. FinTech The Pension Lab trials new pension platform News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55318/the-pension-lab-trials-new-pension-platform Mr Champaneria said: “We’re focused on creating transparency around data, how money is held, and how we interact with that money to drive better outcomes." FinTech Iress acquires investment and pension research software provider O&M Systems News Team Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55207/iress-acquires-investment-and-pension-research-software-provider-oampampm-systems Integrating O&M into Xplan will provide advisers with a powerful, combined advice and research solution. FinTech Just to launch online advice this year News Aggregation Team Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55155/just-to-launch-online-advice-this-year Just is currently undergoing cost cuts to its business as part of its plans to achieve capital self-sufficiency by 2022. FinTech Pension Dashboard delay News Aggregation Team Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55162/pension-dashboard-delay The launch of commercial dashboards is dependent on the launch of the MaPS dashboard FinTech App-based pension offers save-the-change feature News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55120/app-based-pension-offers-save-the-change-feature Moneybox charges an annual platform fee of 0.45 per cent for pots up to £100,000 and 0.15 per cent for pots over £100,000. FinTech Asset owners, managers turn to technology to combat COVID-19 News Aggregation Team Monday, March 09, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55096/asset-owners-managers-turn-to-technology-to-combat-covid-19 More cases of the virus in the U.S. were identified last week as testing increased. FinTech Pension: How to save for comfortable retirement as extent of Britons not on track revealed News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55365/pension-how-to-save-for-comfortable-retirement-as-extent-of-britons-not-on-track-revealed These savings are required in order to retire on an income of £26,834 per year - which is the amount needed to live comfortably in the future Comment & Analysis interactive investor comments on DWP pensioners’ income figures News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55367/interactive-investor-comments-on-dwp-pensionersamprsquo-income-figures Our Personal Finance Campaigner Myron Jobson gives his take on today's pension income data. Comment & Analysis Building financial security with your Sipp News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55370/building-financial-security-with-your-sipp Extreme market volatility of the kind that has happened in recent weeks is unnerving, but it should not deter you from continuing to save into your pension, if you can, because otherwise you will lose out on valuable tax relief. Comment & Analysis 94% of employers face pensions challenges News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55373/94-of-employers-face-pensions-challenges Recent pensions research from Smarterly shows that 94% of employers face challenges when providing their employees with a workplace pension. Comment & Analysis UK ramps up jobs protection push with social security, pensions pledge News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55384/uk-ramps-up-jobs-protection-push-with-social-security-pensions-pledge Britain’s government has ordered the shutdown of much of the economy in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus, raising the prospect of mass job losses. Comment & Analysis A new way of working - protecting wealth and protecting health - the Sanlam way by Penny Lovell News Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55385/a-new-way-of-working-protecting-wealth-and-protecting-health-the-sanlam-way-by-penny-lovell As many of you will know, the Coronavirus pandemic has caused significant damage to economies, businesses and stock markets worldwide. Comment & Analysis Retirement expert reveals that pension contributions should change with living wage rises News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55348/retirement-expert-reveals-that-pension-contributions-should-change-with-living-wage-rises The existing auto-enrolment rules have a lower and upper limit, creating a ‘qualifying earnings band. Comment & Analysis SPA increases see decline in women entering early retirement News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55354/spa-increases-see-decline-in-women-entering-early-retirement The research also revealed that while the number of people claiming state pension initially rose, it has been on a decline since reaching a peak of 12.96 million in November 2014. Comment & Analysis Press comment: overall pension incomes on the rise News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55361/press-comment-overall-pension-incomes-on-the-rise Although pensioner incomes have generally been on the rise, income levels in households recently reaching State Pension Age fell slightly in 2018/19. Comment & Analysis Coronavirus leaves pension savers facing painful ‘dividend shock’ News Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55362/coronavirus-leaves-pension-savers-facing-painful-amplsquodividend-shockamprsquo Like in many countries around the world, the UK government this week ordered all businesses not selling essentials, such as food and medicines, to close their doors to halt the spread of the virus. Comment & Analysis World Tax Advisor, featuring special COVID-19 section News Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55378/world-tax-advisor-featuring-special-covid-19-section These measures, which vary in magnitude and scope, are intended to mitigate the economic and fiscal effects on businesses and individuals. Tax Warning civil servants could be hit by pension tax bills News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55355/warning-civil-servants-could-be-hit-by-pension-tax-bills To right the wrong the government was thought to reinstate workers to the closed 2015 scheme Tax ​Norway’s SWF manager speaks out against excessive tax avoidance News Aggregation Team Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55154/norwayamprsquos-swf-manager-speaks-out-against-excessive-tax-avoidance They said NBIM welcomed the OECD’s objective of addressing existing incentives for companies to shift profit geographically for tax purposes. Tax European Commission study on the application of IFR News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55138/european-commission-study-on-the-application-of-ifr Move to stop doctors turning down shifts also means tax cut for those on £110,000 a year Tax OBR hikes tax forecast as pension withdrawals continue News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55148/obr-hikes-tax-forecast-as-pension-withdrawals-continue Due to this the OBR has increased its income tax forecast by £400m a year. Tax Official forecasters baffled by continuous pension freedom tax revenues News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55152/official-forecasters-baffled-by-continuous-pension-freedom-tax-revenues £400m added in tax revenues Tax Adviser to pay out after triggering ‘unnecessary’ tax charge News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55118/adviser-to-pay-out-after-triggering-amplsquounnecessaryamprsquo-tax-charge The £27,000 which was transferred was left in cash as Mr S intended to draw it down in the short term under incoming pension freedom rules. Tax Making the most of current tax allowances to help your client News Aggregation Team Friday, March 06, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55063/making-the-most-of-current-tax-allowances-to-help-your-client “Clients are increasingly subject to tapering of the annual allowance,” says David Wright, consultant at Mattioli Woods. Tax Will Sunak axe pension tax relief? News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 04, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55025/will-sunak-axe-pension-tax-relief Rumour has it plans to limit pension tax relief to the basic rate of 20 per cent are being considered for the upcoming Budget Tax ISAs v SIPPs – do you need both? News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 04, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55028/isas-v-sipps-ampndash-do-you-need-both What are the differences, and could they be right for you? Tax Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund joins GRESB News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55375/japanamp039s-government-pension-investment-fund-joins-gresb GPIF is the largest public fund investor in Japan and a major proponent of responsible investment and stewardship principles. Investments Anheuser-Busch to contribute $325 million to pension funds in 2020 News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55383/anheuser-busch-to-contribute-325-million-to-pension-funds-in-2020 The U.S. plans' discount rate as of that date fell to 3.3% from 4.3% a year earlier Investments Long-term approach needed more than ever News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55382/long-term-approach-needed-more-than-ever “We didn’t know coronavirus was coming when we started drafting this letter,” Mizuno said in the interview. Investments Nest weathers FTSE slump News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55345/nest-weathers-ftse-slump Equity markets have been reacting to the Covid-19 outbreak, which was labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization at the start of March as more than 100 countries registered cases. Investments Japanese overseas bond buying keeps dollar swap costs high before fiscal year end News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55340/japanese-overseas-bond-buying-keeps-dollar-swap-costs-high-before-fiscal-year-end At the Bank of Japan’s now daily auctions of dollar swaps since last week, only about $161 billion has been taken. Investments Aviva pays out £21m on historic DB claims News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55343/aviva-pays-out-amppound21m-on-historic-db-claims Friends Provident was a life company that became part of Friends Life, which was then bought by Aviva in 2015. Investments Coronavirus: giant UK pension fund says it is protecting small savers News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55306/coronavirus-giant-uk-pension-fund-says-it-is-protecting-small-savers National Employment Savings Trust says most savers will not be suffering ‘extreme volatility’ Investments Pension: Expert provides guidance for people approaching retirement age News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55314/pension-expert-provides-guidance-for-people-approaching-retirement-age Current projects that the organisation is working on include a UK strategy for financial wellbeing, and creating a pensions dashboard. Investments Money Matters – Pre-retirement, are you ready? News Aggregation Team Monday, March 23, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55291/money-matters-ampndash-pre-retirement-are-you-ready It is important to take a longer term view and let this run its course. Investments Asset owners keep steady hand on the wheel News Aggregation Team Monday, March 23, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55293/asset-owners-keep-steady-hand-on-the-wheel Institutions feel confident they can weather the financial storm Investments 10 Years of Rising State Pension Age News Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55334/10-years-of-rising-state-pension-age 77,500 extra people are claiming the State Pension. Research Coronavirus breakthrough: Australian researchers find ‘cure’ News Aggregation Team Monday, March 16, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55182/coronavirus-breakthrough-australian-researchers-find-amplsquocureamprsquo He said one of the medications, given to some of the first people to test positive for COVID-19 in Australia, had already resulted in ‘disappearance of the virus’ and complete recovery from the infection. Research HMRC Publishes Awaited GMP Equalisation Guidance But Question Remain News Team Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54898/hmrc-publishes-awaited-gmp-equalisation-guidance-but-question-remain There are potentially significant tax risks in proceeding with GMP conversion in the meantime. Research Savers in UAE ‘can expect $864,000 retirement wealth’ News Aggregation Team Friday, February 07, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54686/savers-in-uae-amplsquocan-expect-864000-retirement-wealthamprsquo While savers in the UAE regard financial security as critical to quality of life and happiness, they also to focus on living in the here and now Research Best and worst pension providers ranked by service News Aggregation Team Thursday, January 23, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54505/best-and-worst-pension-providers-ranked-by-service The trouble is that some providers are incredibly slow at providing the information you need, whether to go through with a transfer or simply to get some independent advice, as a new study has revealed. Research ALFI PwC Report: Pension Funds' AUM set to rise to $61 Trillion News Team Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54467/alfi-pwc-report-pension-fundsamp039-aum-set-to-rise-to-61-trillion In terms of asset allocation, equity continues to hold the crown, accounting for 38% of total pension assets at the end of 2018. However growth, in percentage terms, has turned negative – with allocation falling from 60% in 1998 Research Equiniti Benefactor comments on ONS longevity stats News Team Friday, January 17, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54420/equiniti-benefactor-comments-on-ons-longevity-stats We deal with thousands of bereavements each week and are painfully aware of how much grief can be caused by dealing with estates Research Global Risks Report 2020 News Team Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54394/global-risks-report-2020 Economic and political polarization will intensify, as collaboration is needed more than ever to respond to severe threats to climate, public health, and technology systems Research Aviva research reveals advisers’ top five priorities for retirement planning News Aggregation Team Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54396/aviva-research-reveals-advisersamprsquo-top-five-priorities-for-retirement-planning Central to discussions was whether firms’ retirement proposition for investment is different from their pre-retirement proposition. Research Government must prioritise combatting pension scams, says industry News Aggregation Team Thursday, January 09, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54300/government-must-prioritise-combatting-pension-scams-says-industry Starting a full-scale review of auto-enrolment, reviewing tax relief on pension contributions, and reducing the burden of defined contribution governance particularly in connection with annual chair's statements were viewed in the middle in terms of Research Fast pandemic response could tackle climate crisis News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55376/fast-pandemic-response-could-tackle-climate-crisis Societies worldwide are changing overnight to meet the coronavirus threat. The climate crisis should match the rapid pandemic response. ESG Covid-19: a dress rehearsal for the climate emergency? News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55215/covid-19-a-dress-rehearsal-for-the-climate-emergency Since it was first detected in December 2019, the virus has spread rapidly, having been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020, and is now characterised as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. ESG Pensions leaders told to follow Greta’s call on climate change News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55123/pensions-leaders-told-to-follow-gretaamprsquos-call-on-climate-change The Church of England Pension Fund and the £30bn Brunel pool – which recently threatened to sack investment managers that do not take action on the climate crisis. ESG The Budget is coming up: will we see a UK sovereign green bond? News Aggregation Team Monday, March 09, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55091/the-budget-is-coming-up-will-we-see-a-uk-sovereign-green-bond With more governments around the world issuing green bonds, Maria Busca looks at whether HM Treasury will follow suit. ESG Protest over pension fund’s £700m investment in fossil fuels News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 03, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55001/protest-over-pension-fundamprsquos-amppound700m-investment-in-fossil-fuels Campaigners say the investments are at odds with the council’s ambitions to be a “global leader” in tackling climate change. ESG Have your say on pension fund’s investment plans News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 03, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55012/have-your-say-on-pension-fundamprsquos-investment-plans This approach was reflected in the recent decision of the Fund to invest more than £500 million in a new climate factor fund, which aims to invest more in companies creating green technologies to combat climate change. ESG How Can Brands Boost Immunity Against the COVID-19 Virus News Aggregation Team Monday, March 02, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54991/how-can-brands-boost-immunity-against-the-covid-19-virus We gathered insights from the latest February reports from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), McKinsey & Company, and Kantar China, to give an overview of strategic alignment for companies to better survive through the COVID-19 crisis. ESG UK’s top pension scheme tackles Barclays on climate change News Aggregation Team Monday, February 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54887/ukamprsquos-top-pension-scheme-tackles-barclays-on-climate-change Nest backs shareholder resolution calling for the bank to curb fossil fuel financing ESG 43% of pension managers unlikely to report on ESG policy; says Caceis News Aggregation Team Friday, February 21, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54877/43-of-pension-managers-unlikely-to-report-on-esg-policy-says-caceis The momentum across the industry is firmly moving towards responsible and sustainable investing. ESG Scottish Widows creates ESG team News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/54852/scottish-widows-creates-esg-team Ms Nazarova-Doyle said: “We are committed to being a responsible investor through the investments we make directly, the mandates we have in place with our fund managers, and through our position as an asset owner." ESG British Medical Association 'tells medical students to NOT volunteer on NHS wards to fight coronavirus until the Government draws up a national contract on pay, holiday and pension' News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55374/british-medical-association-amp039tells-medical-students-to-not-volunteer-on-nhs-wards-to-fight-coronavirus-until-the-government-draws-up-a-national-contract-on-pay-holiday-and-pensionamp039 NHS England hopes for final-year medical and nursing students to play a crucial part in supporting hospital staff who are overstretched. Covid-19 Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19 News Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55377/boris-johnson-tests-positive-for-covid-19 I am now self-isolating Covid-19 Savers struggling in virus crisis warned against scams luring them to access or move pensions News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55380/savers-struggling-in-virus-crisis-warned-against-scams-luring-them-to-access-or-move-pensions Fraudsters could tempt hard-up and jobless people with pension offers Covid-19 Covid-19: How to disinfect your vehicle and stay protected News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55344/covid-19-how-to-disinfect-your-vehicle-and-stay-protected With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, the need for all of us to practise good hygiene has never been greater. Covid-19 Broadridge is fully operational accross the Globe News Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55300/broadridge-is-fully-operational-accross-the-globe Broadridge generally has the ability to shift critical services to multiple geographic locations in the event of significant business disruption. Covid-19 Beyond coronavirus: The path to the next normal News Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55310/beyond-coronavirus-the-path-to-the-next-normal It is increasingly clear our era will be defined by a fundamental schism: the period before COVID-19 Covid-19 COVID-19: Managing cash flow during a period of crisis News Team Monday, March 23, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55282/covid-19-managing-cash-flow-during-a-period-of-crisis Coronavirus cash flow implications across extended supply chain Covid-19 The heart of resilient leadership: Responding to COVID-19 News Team Monday, March 23, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55283/the-heart-of-resilient-leadership-responding-to-covid-19 A guide for senior executives Covid-19 How you can protect your business from uncertainty News Aggregation Team Monday, March 23, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55284/how-you-can-protect-your-business-from-uncertainty The COVID-19 outbreak means that entrepreneurs are more unsure than ever about their next move. Covid-19 Why this Nobel laureate predicts a quicker coronavirus recovery: ‘We’re going to be fine’ News Aggregation Team Monday, March 23, 2020 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55290/why-this-nobel-laureate-predicts-a-quicker-coronavirus-recovery-amplsquoweamprsquore-going-to-be-fineamprsquo “What we need is to control the panic,” he said. In the grand scheme, “we’re going to be fine.” Covid-19