Managers of Wealth - Pensions http://pension-managers.com/ Mon, 27 May 2019 02:46:37 BST part of MediaG8way Group http://pension-managers.com/ http://pension-managers.com/assets/images/logo.png Managers of Wealth - Pensions KohanaPHP Mere quarter of quotes turn into pension transfers News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51217/mere-quarter-of-quotes-turn-into-pension-transfers It was also much lower than the previous high of 34 per cent in the third quarter of 2017. Pensions Platforms profiting twice from client cash revealed News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51203/platforms-profiting-twice-from-client-cash-revealed The issue concerns interest accrued on money held in bank accounts from dividend proceeds or savings used to make regular investments. Pensions 'Care supplement' proposal gains support News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51205/amp039care-supplementamp039-proposal-gains-support This money would come from individuals’ existing pension pots, lifetime savings or via equity withdrawal from people’s homes and would act as a top up to government funded state care. Pensions Can you inherit your state pension from your spouse? How to get more and how to claim News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51175/can-you-inherit-your-state-pension-from-your-spouse-how-to-get-more-and-how-to-claim STATE PENSION is the sum of money that a person can claim after they reach state pension age. Can you inherit your spouse’s state pension? How can you claim it? Pensions Cost of living for expat pensioners in EU rises twice as fast as in UK News Aggregation Team Monday, May 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51156/cost-of-living-for-expat-pensioners-in-eu-rises-twice-as-fast-as-in-uk The ONS estimates there are more than 207,000 British citizens aged over 65 residing in the EU who may be experiencing similar issues. Pensions CPPIB Rewards CEO With Big Bonus After Upheaval News Aggregation Team Friday, May 17, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51128/cppib-rewards-ceo-with-big-bonus-after-upheaval The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board paid chief executive Mark Machin C$5.265 million for a fiscal year which saw a reshuffling of the fund’s senior investment team. Pensions Avoiding the pitfalls of designating a trust as an IRA beneficiary News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51111/avoiding-the-pitfalls-of-designating-a-trust-as-an-ira-beneficiary When a client intending to leave an IRA to a spouse or children through a trust dies, it’s often difficult to tell exactly how they wanted it distributed, according to Choate. Pensions Over-45s leave beneficiaries unaware of inheritance value: survey News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 08, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50997/over-45s-leave-beneficiaries-unaware-of-inheritance-value-survey This suggests many are in the precarious position of failing to plan adequately for later life and are relying on an inheritance windfall, which may not necessarily be passed down, in order to enjoy a comfortable retirement. Pensions DB schemes continue to close as attention turns to endgame News Aggregation Team Friday, May 03, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50950/db-schemes-continue-to-close-as-attention-turns-to-endgame The study also found that 95 per cent of schemes saw an increase in transfer value payments, while one third of schemes experienced an increase of 200 per cent or more. Pensions Smart Pension selected for UK-Australia fintech programme News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50921/smart-pension-selected-for-uk-australia-fintech-programme This sets out a bilateral agreement between the UK and a priority market with the aim of facilitating trade flows, reducing frictions to international growth and increasing access to capital opportunities. Pensions Largest UK pension scheme names new investment chief News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51164/largest-uk-pension-scheme-names-new-investment-chief Pilcher will be joining USS – the UK’s largest defined benefit pension scheme – after more than 30 years in the asset management business. Executive Moves Darbyshire joins LPP as head of pension admin News Aggregation Team Monday, May 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51163/darbyshire-joins-lpp-as-head-of-pension-admin The threat of cyber attacks is also a concern for schemes, as is the uncertainty of Brexit, Ms Darbyshire notes. Executive Moves LPL Financial Welcomes Michigan Retirement Advisors Mitzi Limlengco Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51113/lpl-financial-welcomes-michigan-retirement-advisors “Our firm’s focus is helping more people take action so they can be prepared for retirement,” Case said. Executive Moves Greg Ruiz to Lead CalPERS Private Equity News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51060/greg-ruiz-to-lead-calpers-private-equity Many of the founders at Altamont Capital Partners came from Golden Gate Capital. Executive Moves CPPIB Welcomes New Member on Its Board of Directors Mitzi Limlengco Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51065/cppib-welcomes-new-member-on-its-board-of-directors Mr. Evans currently works with several early stage technology companies Executive Moves Trafalgar House adds to Client Relationship Team Ana Hall Thursday, May 09, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51011/trafalgar-house-adds-to-client-relationship-team As a specialist, our clients expect every member of our team to be administration experts Executive Moves Quilter multi-asset boss departs News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 08, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50996/quilter-multi-asset-boss-departs Mr Gillham said: "I have thoroughly enjoyed the past two decades that I have spent with the company." Executive Moves BlackRock’s Prentis retires from £779m trust News Aggregation Team Friday, May 03, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50953/blackrockamprsquos-prentis-retires-from-amppound779m-trust He will be succeeded in the role by Roland Arnold Executive Moves Chief resigns from £17bn UK pension fund News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50939/chief-resigns-from-amppound17bn-uk-pension-fund Founding CEO of one of the UK’s new public sector pensions managers steps down after three years Executive Moves Willis Towers Watson hires asset management specialist Ana Hall Monday, April 29, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50878/willis-towers-watson-hires-asset-management-specialist Willis Towers Watson maintains one of the industry’s largest asset management specialist practices with expertise in all asset classes Executive Moves House overwhelmingly passes bipartisan retirement bill News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51215/house-overwhelmingly-passes-bipartisan-retirement-bill Legislation aims to make it easier for small employers to offer 401(k) plans Legal,Regulation & Compliance The DIFC's New Defined Contribution Scheme Mitzi Limlengco Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51218/the-difcamp039s-new-defined-contribution-scheme The new DIFC Scheme is proposed to come into force on 1 January 2020. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Pensions regulator issued fines worth £69m in 2018 News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51219/pensions-regulator-issued-fines-worth-amppound69m-in-2018 A fixed penalty notice of £400 is issued to employers for failure to comply with a statutory notice or some specific employer duties. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Liz Field: What does the future hold for regulation? News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51223/liz-field-what-does-the-future-hold-for-regulation The UK has contributed to and defined a great percentage of this over the past 40-odd years Legal,Regulation & Compliance N.J. Pension Change May Skip Governor, Go to Voters, Lawmaker Says News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51195/nj-pension-change-may-skip-governor-go-to-voters-lawmaker-says The bills, he says, would rescue one of the nation’s lowest-funded pension systems Legal,Regulation & Compliance Iain Anderson: The secret to successful pensions policymaking News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51197/iain-anderson-the-secret-to-successful-pensions-policymaking It seems the delay in the Brexit timetable means we will need to wait until at least the autumn for that gold carriage to roll in to Westminster again. Legal,Regulation & Compliance DB template will bring ‘clarity’ on transfers regulators say News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51199/db-template-will-bring-amplsquoclarityamprsquo-on-transfers-regulators-say But the template did not materialise as quickly as planned and the roll out of the template was passed to the Pension Administration Standards Association several months ago. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Aviva unveils platform changes News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51206/aviva-unveils-platform-changes The new drawdown functionality has been designed to deliver complete ‘straight through’ processing, with all aspects of the new and existing business process managed online. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Regulator unhappy with Arcadia pension proposal News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51208/regulator-unhappy-with-arcadia-pension-proposal A TPR spokesperson said that the regulator remains "in discussions with the company and the trustees to understand the impact of the CVA proposals on the scheme and to ensure the strongest possible outcome is achieved". Legal,Regulation & Compliance 600 firms back Gold Standard for DB transfers News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51212/600-firms-back-gold-standard-for-db-transfers Many British Steel pension scheme members were persuaded to transfer to poor alternatives by predatory financial advice firms. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Forget retiring, we’ve got a start-up to run News Aggregation Team Monday, May 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51145/forget-retiring-weamprsquove-got-a-start-up-to-run The freedoms that allow people to dip into their pensions are creating a new generation of entrepreneurs FinTech Utilizing technology to help pension plans manage risk News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51086/utilizing-technology-to-help-pension-plans-manage-risk Technology can help plan sponsors and advisors, and others, respond more swiftly to market shifts and changes in accounting procedures. FinTech Cybersecurity Retirement Risks Trouble Benefits Leaders News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51070/cybersecurity-retirement-risks-trouble-benefits-leaders Cybersecurity risks appear to be a growing threat to companies large and small that offer retirement plans. FinTech Nest begins search for scheme administrator News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51079/nest-begins-search-for-scheme-administrator Nest launched as the provider of the government's auto-enrolment initiative in 2011 FinTech Bank workers who survive robot uprising stand to make more money News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 09, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51009/bank-workers-who-survive-robot-uprising-stand-to-make-more-money Forty per cent of existing jobs at financial firms could be automated with current technology, McKinsey said. FinTech How Australian investors should navigate Asia's fintech race News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 07, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50971/how-australian-investors-should-navigate-asiaamp039s-fintech-race Speed has always been important when investing offshore. But for Asian rivals, this has become paramount in the winner-takes-all battle to dominate markets. FinTech Investors back pension comparison app News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 07, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50980/investors-back-pension-comparison-app Age Wage's business model will rely on charges to providers once savers switch their pension pots to these companies. FinTech Cybersecurity Breaches and Plan Advisor Assistance News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50925/cybersecurity-breaches-and-plan-advisor-assistance It is now common knowledge that well-executed cybersecurity breaches can be devastating. FinTech Think you're ready to automate your client reports? by Marc Dukes Mitzi Limlengco Thursday, May 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50929/think-youamp039re-ready-to-automate-your-client-reports-by-marc-dukes It may sound over-simplistic, perhaps even trite, but investment managers must be clear about why they want to automate and have defined the outcomes they are seeking. FinTech Banking on the Future of Women News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 01, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50912/banking-on-the-future-of-women Digital financial services are cutting out the middleman to equalize opportunity FinTech New pension model proposed by research paper News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51214/new-pension-model-proposed-by-research-paper The paper argues that classic DB and DC plans fall short of their goals Comment & Analysis “How personal journeys... can be channelled to foster innovation” Leadership worthy of the UN Ana Hall Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51220/ampldquohow-personal-journeys-can-be-channelled-to-foster-innovationamprdquo-leadership-worthy-of-the-un Now this work has awarded her a PHD from the Oxbridge group, an achievement which I think anyone would agree, is pretty extraordinary. Comment & Analysis British Steel enters insolvency News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51202/british-steel-enters-insolvency Answering an emergency question in the House of Commons yesterday around British Steel’s future, business minister Andrew Stephenson said the government “will leave no stone unturned in its support for the steel industry”. Comment & Analysis Managing doctors' annual allowance News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51210/managing-doctorsamp039-annual-allowance It has also been suggested doctors and other public sector workers are taking early retirement or leaving the profession to avoid charges. Comment & Analysis Tracker mortgage rates fall as competition increases News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51182/tracker-mortgage-rates-fall-as-competition-increases Consumers can now choose from 203 variable tracker rate mortgages, up 10 per cent from the 185 options available just last month. Comment & Analysis 7 in 10 retirees are failing to set up LPA News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51186/7-in-10-retirees-are-failing-to-set-up-lpa Four in five of all Britons have not registered an LPA Comment & Analysis Data protection rules should hamper claim increases News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51194/data-protection-rules-should-hamper-claim-increases The second issue is that some honest, professional advisers have helped British Steel pensioners in good faith and have done no wrong. Comment & Analysis Want to retire early and wealthy? Read these 3 quotes now News Aggregation Team Monday, May 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51148/want-to-retire-early-and-wealthy-read-these-3-quotes-now Take a look at the FTSE 100 today and you’ll find around a third of the stocks in the index offer yields of 5%, or higher. Comment & Analysis BBB Trends: It’s Military Appreciation Month, veterans; advice — beware of pension poachers Mitzi Limlengco Monday, May 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51149/bbb-trends-itamprsquos-military-appreciation-month-veterans-advice-ampmdash-beware-of-pension-poachers Veterans victimized by Pension Poaching could have difficulty accessing their existing benefits. Comment & Analysis Grandparents miss out on £5k pension boost News Aggregation Team Monday, May 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51155/grandparents-miss-out-on-amppound5k-pension-boost Under the specified adult childcare credits scheme, launched in 2011, a family member who is looking after a child under the age of 12 while the child’s parents are out at work can benefit from a national insurance credit. Comment & Analysis ACCA pre-tax deficit doubles over pension deficit News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51198/acca-pre-tax-deficit-doubles-over-pension-deficit Helen Brand, ACCA chief executive, said: ‘ACCA’s balance sheet remains healthy." Tax HMRC collects £1bn from loan charge News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51190/hmrc-collects-amppound1bn-from-loan-charge The introduction of the loan charge, which is an extra fee on top of the tax owed, was announced in the 2016 Budget and confirmed in the 2017 Finance Bill. Tax Savers most interested in pension tax free cash News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51173/savers-most-interested-in-pension-tax-free-cash Pension freedoms also grabbed savers' attention, with 203 rewinds on the topic discussing savers’ options to take a flexible or guaranteed income from their pot. Tax Jack Rose: Banging the drum for tax-efficiency News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51176/jack-rose-banging-the-drum-for-tax-efficiency Revisit sector structure Tax Pensions tax flaw costs UK’s lowest-paid £100m a year News Aggregation Team Monday, May 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51147/pensions-tax-flaw-costs-ukamprsquos-lowest-paid-amppound100m-a-year Just £10m needed to close anomaly that affects 1.5m workers Tax QROPS helps expats limit punitive 55% tax News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51100/qrops-helps-expats-limit-punitive-55-tax If you transfer one or more UK pensions into a QROPS and your total benefits are under £1.055m, you will not face lifetime allowance taxes on the transfer Tax Plan to end the tax trap on NHS senior doctors’ pensions News Aggregation Team Monday, May 13, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51055/plan-to-end-the-tax-trap-on-nhs-senior-doctorsamprsquo-pensions Medics have been refusing extra work for fear of being hit by charges for exceeding retirement contributions Tax Retirees see income tax rise 13% in five years Mico Hall Wednesday, May 08, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51006/retirees-see-income-tax-rise-13-in-five-years The data also showed that the typical taxpayer over the state pension age now pays £3,400 per year in income tax, up from £3,000 in 2011/12. Tax Why substance matters by Rachel de Souza Mitzi Limlengco Thursday, May 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50924/why-substance-matters-by-rachel-de-souza The change applies to certain tax debts paid by employees and customers Tax Pensioners paying £4billion MORE in tax than the Government claimed News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50928/pensioners-paying-amppound4billion-more-in-tax-than-the-government-claimed It turns out helping people save for retirement costs a lot less than the Government said it did - undermining the argument to cut benefits Tax Marks & Spencer pension scheme transfers £1.4bn to two insurers News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51213/marks-ampamp-spencer-pension-scheme-transfers-amppound14bn-to-two-insurers The announcement comes the day after M&S reported that profit before tax fell 9.9 per cent in the last financial year, marking the third consecutive year of declining profits. Investments Rising costs outpace retiree savings News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51216/rising-costs-outpace-retiree-savings The amount of money needed to fund living expenses was stable over the March quarter Investments Podcast: Wealth managers, transferring pension products and where Britain’s wealthy live News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51221/podcast-wealth-managers-transferring-pension-products-and-where-britainamprsquos-wealthy-live FT Money writers discuss this week’s personal finance news Investments Digital Sipps boost Embark profits News Aggregation Team Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51222/digital-sipps-boost-embark-profits Embark Solutions has said profit and client number growth had continued into the first quarter of 2019 Investments M&S surplus drops by £33.9m News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51196/mampamps-surplus-drops-by-amppound339m Marks and Spencer also revealed that in April 2019, the UK DB pension scheme purchased additional pensioner buy-in policies with two insurers for approximately £1.4bn. Investments Philip Green’s fashion empire to shut stores and axe 520 jobs News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51200/philip-greenamprsquos-fashion-empire-to-shut-stores-and-axe-520-jobs Arcadia restructuring plan faces opposition from Pensions Regulator Investments Pension transfer business halves at AJ Bell News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51204/pension-transfer-business-halves-at-aj-bell Defined benefit transfer activity has been in decline across the industry for a year after a surge in activity post pension freedoms. Investments Pension inequality at majority of FTSE 100 companies News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51181/pension-inequality-at-majority-of-ftse-100-companies The consultancy firm stated that companies will need to "strike a delicate balance" when it comes to the possible tension between payment of dividends to shareholders Investments Firms should not volunteer to offer pathways News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51183/firms-should-not-volunteer-to-offer-pathways The FCA proposed four pathways after it found many consumers were solely focused on taking tax-free cash from their pensions Investments What do medical conditions mean in insurance applications? News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51184/what-do-medical-conditions-mean-in-insurance-applications Research has shown that consumers estimate that life insurance claims are only paid in four in every 10 cases Investments Have your say: Do you welcome the gentle hand of advanced TPR supervision? News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51170/have-your-say-do-you-welcome-the-gentle-hand-of-advanced-tpr-supervision TPR has reported a 15% increase in the use of its powers against employers compared to the previous quarter. Is this enough? Research EBRI Study Reveals Costs That Could Create Income Deficit in Retirement News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51064/ebri-study-reveals-costs-that-could-create-income-deficit-in-retirement While a new study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) finds the majority of people spend less than 100% of their retirement income, it also shows factors and expenses that can move spending up or down. Research The Majority of Retirees Spend Below Their Income, a New Study Finds News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51069/the-majority-of-retirees-spend-below-their-income-a-new-study-finds EBRI dives into the spending patterns of older Americans and reveals what could make them outspend their income. Research European PMs add 12 funds to Chilean AFP list News Aggregation Team Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50889/european-pms-add-12-funds-to-chilean-afp-list In addition, the CCR approved four Invesco ETFs, including the Invesco EQQQ Nasdaq-100 Ucits ETF, and 11 BlackRock iShares vehicles, including the iShares Edge MSCI Europe Momentum Factor Ucits ETF. Research American millennials think they will be rich News Aggregation Team Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50792/american-millennials-think-they-will-be-rich The data suggest they probably won’t be Research Retirement Planning: Nearly 1 in 2 Australians Wing It, Says Financial Expert Thomas Mousa At TLK Partners News Aggregation Team Monday, April 08, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50638/retirement-planning-nearly-1-in-2-australians-wing-it-says-financial-expert-thomas-mousa-at-tlk-partners “Working Australians are faced with large debts, and with unpredictable pay rises which are slow to arrive and low when they do. Research 1 in 8 trustees expect to adopt CDC pension schemes by 2025 News Aggregation Team Monday, April 08, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50640/1-in-8-trustees-expect-to-adopt-cdc-pension-schemes-by-2025 One in eight participants thought it was ‘likely’ or ‘very likely’ that their organisation would provide CDC benefits in the next six years. Research Millennials Need to Prioritise their Pensions News Aggregation Team Friday, April 05, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50622/millennials-need-to-prioritise-their-pensions “A recent survey by Prudential reassuringly found that more than half of millennials want to be educated about how to best save for their retirement. Research Complexity of modern family relationships spurs revisions to wills Mitzi Limlengco Thursday, April 04, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50608/complexity-of-modern-family-relationships-spurs-revisions-to-wills The survey found that a quarter (26%) of over 50s don’t have a will at all, leaving their assets to pass under the intestacy rules. Research One in ten with pensions targeted by scammers News Aggregation Team Tuesday, April 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50562/one-in-ten-with-pensions-targeted-by-scammers Of those contacted by pension scammers, 84% claim to have been approached by them in the past 12 months, with six percent saying they were contacted by them more than 10 times. Research Ethical dilemmas for pensions News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51201/ethical-dilemmas-for-pensions Pensions legislation and the pensions industry have been catching up with the changing investment climate ESG Trustees face sanctions for failing ESG rules News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51209/trustees-face-sanctions-for-failing-esg-rules Trustees who do not consider those matters will be breaching their statutory and potentially their fiduciary duties not only to current but future members. ESG Schemes are now part of a sea change in ESG investing News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51160/schemes-are-now-part-of-a-sea-change-in-esg-investing Policymakers and regulators are taking action, from the government requiring trustees to publish more detailed statements of investment principles, to the Pensions Regulator’s plans to signpost to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosu ESG CPPIB, Piramal to Launch $600 Million Renewable Energy Trust News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51119/cppib-piramal-to-launch-600-million-renewable-energy-trust Canadian pension will contribute lion’s share and own up to 60% of venture. ESG Another investor culls tobacco firms News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51085/another-investor-culls-tobacco-firms The company has also excluded mining company Vale from its investment universe, in the wake of a fatal Brazilian dam collapse in January. ESG Ilmarinen backs Blackrock US ESG exchange-traded fund with €750m News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51094/ilmarinen-backs-blackrock-us-esg-exchange-traded-fund-with-ampeuro750m The pensions insurer said such collaborations enabled it to find suitable passive products not previously available as it worked on implementing its “extensive ESG strategy”. ESG PLSA LAC 2019: Pace of climate policy response key to pension funding News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51063/plsa-lac-2019-pace-of-climate-policy-response-key-to-pension-funding Despite this, all councils surveyed had a carbon management plan and “several had signed up to the LGA's 'Climate Local' scheme. ESG Pension Fund Investment: Managing Environmental, Social And Governance (ESG) Factor Integration News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/51071/pension-fund-investment-managing-environmental-social-and-governance-esg-factor-integration Many pension actuaries routinely provide advisory services relating to funding, asset allocation and investment manager selection. ESG Global biodiversity is collapsing, warn scientists News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 08, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50989/global-biodiversity-is-collapsing-warn-scientists The first global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services has held humans largely responsible for looming mass extinction of species and has urged immediate action to avert disaster. ESG Moving to a low-carbon future – why banks and companies need to step up by Bill Winters, Standard Chartered Bank News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 07, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/50978/moving-to-a-low-carbon-future-ampndash-why-banks-and-companies-need-to-step-up-by-bill-winters-standard-chartered-bank We’re making progress on understanding our contribution to climate goals, but cannot go it alone ESG