Managers of Wealth - Pensions http://pension-managers.com/ Tue, 26 May 2020 18:29:39 BST part of MediaG8way Group http://pension-managers.com/ http://pension-managers.com/assets/images/logo.png Managers of Wealth - Pensions KohanaPHP KBC enters life insurance market with digital pension offering News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56152/kbc-enters-life-insurance-market-with-digital-pension-offering KBC life and pensions branch manager John Gethin said that that the digital pension is ‘co-designed with customer involvement at every stage of development. Pensions Since 2016 half the people do not receive full State Pension News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56132/since-2016-half-the-people-do-not-receive-full-state-pension Many older households are heavily reliant on the State Pension and benefits. Pensions Hargreaves expects £13m FSCS bill amid analyst warning News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56047/hargreaves-expects-amppound13m-fscs-bill-amid-analyst-warning The bank predicted SJP and Hargreaves would be exposed to 20 per cent increases in their FSCS expense over this year and next Pensions Asset managers failing on human rights abuse, study finds News Team Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56049/asset-managers-failing-on-human-rights-abuse-study-finds “Savers in particular will no doubt be shocked to find how little the industry has done to build in safeguards that could prevent their money from being used to fund weapons manufacturers and governments involved in human rights abuses. Pensions Andrew Tully: Watch out for the hit to furloughed staff’s pensions News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56020/andrew-tully-watch-out-for-the-hit-to-furloughed-staffamprsquos-pensions As well as having her salary cut by 20 per cent, Sarah has seen the amount going into her pension drop significantly Pensions Pension Plans Continue to Fade Away. Why That Brings New Worries. News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55989/pension-plans-continue-to-fade-away-why-that-brings-new-worries It’s been going on for a long time as anyone with a 401(k) plan already knows. Pensions SimplyBiz expands DB pension transfer panel News Aggregation Team Monday, May 11, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55972/simplybiz-expands-db-pension-transfer-panel “Eadon & Co have passed our extensive due diligence process and I’m delighted to welcome them to the panel.” Pensions Deloitte in talks to slash pension contributions News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 05, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55905/deloitte-in-talks-to-slash-pension-contributions The big four accountant wants to reduce employer pension contributions for the next year, Sky News learns. Pensions Nine in ten pension funds suffer losses and annuities hit record lows News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55844/nine-in-ten-pension-funds-suffer-losses-and-annuities-hit-record-lows Recent stock market drops caused by the pandemic have hit pensions hard Pensions Personal pension specialist placed into administration News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 29, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55822/personal-pension-specialist-placed-into-administration It was advised it should enter administration to provide protection for creditors including former customers. Pensions Aviva appoints George Culmer as Chairman News Team Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56115/aviva-appoints-george-culmer-as-chairman The appointment has been approved by the PRA and FCA. Executive Moves New ACA Chair spells out four point two year strategy News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56118/new-aca-chair-spells-out-four-point-two-year-strategy The next steps outlined in the Government’s Auto-Enrolment Review need to be acted upon, gradually increasing pension savings rates. Executive Moves Momentum Pensions hires Robertson as new CEO News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56104/momentum-pensions-hires-robertson-as-new-ceo Stewart Davies will ‘step back’ after six-and-a-half years at the helm Executive Moves Patrick Bloomfield elected next ACA chair News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56110/patrick-bloomfield-elected-next-aca-chair A raft of further appointments were also made at the ACA's recent AGM, including LCP partner Steven Taylor as honorary secretary and Isio partner and head of London Stewart Hastie as honorary treasurer. Executive Moves San Francisco Employees terminates 3 equity managers News Aggregation Team Friday, May 15, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56058/san-francisco-employees-terminates-3-equity-managers In memos detailing the rationale behind the recommendations to terminate the managers, staff said AQR, Causeway and QMA's strategies have underperformed their benchmarks and peers in the one-, three- and five-year periods. Executive Moves Mark Barnett leaves Invesco after stretch of underperformance News Aggregation Team Friday, May 15, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56059/mark-barnett-leaves-invesco-after-stretch-of-underperformance Mr Walker will also manage the Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust, although the trust’s board served Invesco its notice of termination in April following an extended period of underperformance while Mr Barnett was at the helm. Executive Moves Prudential names Industry veteran as IGC chair News Aggregation Team Friday, May 15, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56063/prudential-names-industry-veteran-as-igc-chair He is a former non-executive director at The Pensions Regulator and Baillie Gifford and a current director at the MMC UK Pension Fund. Executive Moves Barnett Waddingham appoint Alpesh Patel News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55998/barnett-waddingham-appoint-alpesh-patel His experience across capital modelling and reserving, both at a regulator and in-house, enables him to understand the needs of his clients and work with them to develop tailor-made solutions that meet regulatory requirements. Executive Moves Punter Southall Aspire to exit master trust business News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 07, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55944/punter-southall-aspire-to-exit-master-trust-business Aside from the Aspire Savings Trust, there are 37 other authorized master trusts operating in the U.K. market, according to The Pensions Regulator's website. Executive Moves Malaysia's two top pension funds name new chairmen News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 05, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55899/malaysiaamp039s-two-top-pension-funds-name-new-chairmen "We are sure with his able leadership, the EPF will reach new levels of excellence and customer service for our members," he says in the statement. Executive Moves Australian wealth manager IOOF says class action to end without payouts News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56192/australian-wealth-manager-ioof-says-class-action-to-end-without-payouts By that time, IOOF had lost half its market value and suffered the departure of its top executives. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Pension warning: Those approaching retirement targeted by scammers – what you should do News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56195/pension-warning-those-approaching-retirement-targeted-by-scammers-ampndash-what-you-should-do Scams have emerged in recent years which focus on getting people to withdraw money from their pensions and transfer the assets to dubious investments. Legal,Regulation & Compliance One of Canada's largest long-term care operators is owned by a federal Crown corporation News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56196/one-of-canadaamp039s-largest-long-term-care-operators-is-owned-by-a-federal-crown-corporation 'We are extremely saddened by the difficult circumstances,' Treasury Board President Duclos says Legal,Regulation & Compliance Up to £1.5 billion lost in Universal Credit benefit fraud - taxpayers 'ripped off' News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56198/up-to-amppound15-billion-lost-in-universal-credit-benefit-fraud-taxpayers-amp039ripped-offamp039 UNIVERSAL CREDIT fraud is likely to have cost the government £1.5billion in recent weeks, as criminals take advantage of the lockdown crisis. Legal,Regulation & Compliance FSCS starts paying out to clients of failed IFA News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56206/fscs-starts-paying-out-to-clients-of-failed-ifa In three separate cases the Financial Ombudsman Service had already ordered Kingsway to pay a total of £327,000 in relation to these pension switches Legal,Regulation & Compliance FSCS starts paying out to clients of failed IFA News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56208/fscs-starts-paying-out-to-clients-of-failed-ifa Any outstanding claims with the Fos could be passed to the FSCS, which last week announced its levy for the 2020/21 year had risen to £649m. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Will COVID-19 Create a New or Accelerated Normal for Pensions? News Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56176/will-covid-19-create-a-new-or-accelerated-normal-for-pensions In other words, COVID-19 will not be midwife for the birth of new trends in the world of pensions. Legal,Regulation & Compliance SEC Halts Advisor's Ponzi Scheme Preying on Seniors News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56177/sec-halts-advisoramp039s-ponzi-scheme-preying-on-seniors Paul Horton Smith Sr. faces criminal charges for allegedly using new investor funds to pay interest and the return of principal to those same investors. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Hargreaves to pay out over unsuitable DB transfer advice News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56178/hargreaves-to-pay-out-over-unsuitable-db-transfer-advice The problem started in November 2014 when Mr D sought advice on possibly transferring out of his scheme. Legal,Regulation & Compliance South Korea:Regulator warns against buying illegal offshore pension plans News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56187/south-korearegulator-warns-against-buying-illegal-offshore-pension-plans The FSS added that a consumer who bought unauthorised foreign insurance products may be subject to a fine of up to KRW10m ($8,060). Legal,Regulation & Compliance Canadian pensioners lead £12m funding for cash deposit platform Flagstone News Aggregation Team Friday, May 29, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55870/canadian-pensioners-lead-amppound12m-funding-for-cash-deposit-platform-flagstone Many technology companies have found their ability to attract new funding during the pandemic has evaporated FinTech TIAA reduces client service complexity with digital twin News Aggregation Team Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56172/tiaa-reduces-client-service-complexity-with-digital-twin Onboarding new institutional clients to the non-profit financial services provider's Outsourced Services was a highly complex and manual task, but a digital twin powered by a graph database has helped automate and streamline the process. FinTech SS&C Adds Managed Accounts Provider Stadion Money Management to its Retirement Solutions Ecosystem News Team Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56157/ssampampc-adds-managed-accounts-provider-stadion-money-management-to-its-retirement-solutions-ecosystem SS&C’s Retirement recordkeeping platform expands managed accounts choices FinTech Challenger launches new retirement tool News Aggregation Team Friday, May 15, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56053/challenger-launches-new-retirement-tool According to Challenger chief executive distribution, product and marketing Angela Murphy, the firm decided to "do more of the heavy lifting", to help time-poor advisers explain the risks retirees face, including educating Australians about the FinTech Key cyber risks for banks during COVID-19 News Team Friday, May 15, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56060/key-cyber-risks-for-banks-during-covid-19 This all makes personal and corporate banking customers a natural target for fraudsters. FinTech RetireOne & Fiduciary Exchange (FIDx) Announce Partnership News Team Friday, May 15, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56066/retireone-ampamp-fiduciary-exchange-fidx-announce-partnership The Alliance helps Ease the Way for Registered Investment Advisers to Integrate Insurance Planning into Service & Advice for Clients FinTech How the UK pensions industry is paving the way for open data sharing ecosystems News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56028/how-the-uk-pensions-industry-is-paving-the-way-for-open-data-sharing-ecosystems Nick Caley, VP of UK and Ireland at ForgeRock, explores how the UK pensions industry is paving the way for open data sharing ecosystems FinTech Leading retirement income providers adopt HUB Financial Solutions’ Coronavirus proposals News Team Monday, April 27, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55781/leading-retirement-income-providers-adopt-hub-financial-solutionsamprsquo-coronavirus-proposals Robust identity checks will remain in place to ensure continuing compliance with anti-money laundering rules. FinTech Digital Sipps replace high risk business at Embark News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55733/digital-sipps-replace-high-risk-business-at-embark The self-invested personal pension (Sipp) and small self-administered scheme (Ssas) administrator saw a 13.9 per cent increase in client numbers to reach 3,824, meaning it now operates pensions for about 59,500 savers. FinTech World FinTech Report 2020 News Team Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55700/world-fintech-report-2020 FinTech collaboration is even-more essential now for banks to achieve customer-centricity FinTech Most Singaporeans unprepared for retirement News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56189/most-singaporeans-unprepared-for-retirement Almost half are unaware of how much income they'll need to sustain the lifestyle that they want Comment & Analysis PIP: Who qualifies for PIP? How to claim PIP News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56194/pip-who-qualifies-for-pip-how-to-claim-pip PIP or Personal Independence Payment is a benefit which can help you if you have a long term health problem or disability. But who qualifies for PIP? Here is how to claim PIP. Comment & Analysis Parents can get extra £3,000 worth of UK state pension each year via this form News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56199/parents-can-get-extra-amppound3000-worth-of-uk-state-pension-each-year-via-this-form Voluntary contributions can be made if a person wants to top up their National Insurance. Comment & Analysis Ranked: The World’s Best Countries To Retire, 2020 News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56200/ranked-the-worldamprsquos-best-countries-to-retire-2020 Although there is a high chance that you might want to retire in your motherland, but finding that nest egg does not always land you in favorable situations. Comment & Analysis Status Check: Cloudy Days for Pensions? News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56202/status-check-cloudy-days-for-pensions COVID-19 might lead to even fewer defined-benefit pensions in the private sector Comment & Analysis Health check your advice processes News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56205/health-check-your-advice-processes Staying 100 per cent focused on your clients will help you manage the increased risk of DB pension transfer advice. Comment & Analysis Troubles pensions row is only adding salt to our wounds News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56181/troubles-pensions-row-is-only-adding-salt-to-our-wounds Applications for the long delayed financial help they so desperately need were due to open in five days' time. Comment & Analysis Former NI Secretary Hain demands ministers resolve Troubles pensions row News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56184/former-ni-secretary-hain-demands-ministers-resolve-troubles-pensions-row Lord Hain said that any further delay would be "completely unacceptable and a gratuitous betrayal of those who have suffered so much". Comment & Analysis Prime time for savers to piggyback market and make up losses News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56185/prime-time-for-savers-to-piggyback-market-and-make-up-losses Adding in cash now can boost a pension pot by 70pc versus saving it in cash Comment & Analysis Could you have to pay your bank to save money? News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56186/could-you-have-to-pay-your-bank-to-save-money The Bank of England usually lowers interest rates when it wants people to spend more and save less. Comment & Analysis Advocate General: pension investment management services not VAT exempt News Team Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56167/advocate-general-pension-investment-management-services-not-vat-exempt In contrast, pension investment management services consist in the management of the financial assets held by the pension scheme trustees, the advocate general said. Tax HMRC wins landmark non-cash pension tax relief ruling News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56153/hmrc-wins-landmark-non-cash-pension-tax-relief-ruling HMRC has won a landmark case at an Upper Tax Tribunal, which has ruled that tax relief cannot be claimed on ‘in-specie’ or non-cash contributions to personal pensions, potentially opening the way for the tax authority to reclaim millions Tax Amy Davies and James Edmonds: Should the burden of pensions move to the employee? News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56124/amy-davies-and-james-edmonds-should-the-burden-of-pensions-move-to-the-employee Perhaps, but a quick glance beyond the headline figures shows that the answer is not clear cut. Tax Savers risk emergency tax raid if forced to dip into pensions in the coronavirus crisis News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56134/savers-risk-emergency-tax-raid-if-forced-to-dip-into-pensions-in-the-coronavirus-crisis But falling income may mean many should be paying lower rates of tax, too. Tax Tax hikes post coronavirus are not out of the question News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56041/tax-hikes-post-coronavirus-are-not-out-of-the-question Tax hikes post coronavirus is not out of the question but a reform to the tax system could also generate the growth our economy will need. Tax How HMRC deals with suspected tax offences News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56026/how-hmrc-deals-with-suspected-tax-offences Explain what the contract disclosure facility is Tax SBC Global Asset Management News Team Friday, May 08, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55958/sbc-global-asset-management We take a look at your options at retirement, how your pension will be taxed and what you could do to make your tax bill smaller. Tax The state is spending a fortune and tax receipts have dried up. Who will pick up the tab? News Aggregation Team Friday, May 08, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55963/the-state-is-spending-a-fortune-and-tax-receipts-have-dried-up-who-will-pick-up-the-tab Add to this higher spending the significant drop in tax receipts. Tax S. Korea’s NPS joins int’l buyout of Portuguese toll roads operator Brisa News Aggregation Team Thursday, May 07, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55940/s-koreaamprsquos-nps-joins-intamprsquol-buyout-of-portuguese-toll-roads-operator-brisa The acquisition deal is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close at the end of the third quarter. Tax HMRC pays back record £166m in pension freedoms tax News Aggregation Team Monday, May 04, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55880/hmrc-pays-back-record-amppound166m-in-pension-freedoms-tax ‘Whole system is complex and there is a clear need to review how it works’ Tax State Pension: How to calculate your entitlement News Aggregation Team Friday, May 29, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55872/state-pension-how-to-calculate-your-entitlement STATE PENSION provides many Britons with valuable financial support to assist with the cost of finishing working life, and provides money for a happy retirement. Investments Pros and cons of investing in NPS for retirement saving News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56190/pros-and-cons-of-investing-in-nps-for-retirement-saving “A lot of people do not realise the importance of saving for retirement. They postpone the decision to save till they are in their late 40s,” he says. Investments Virus Turmoil Wipes Out Year’s Growth for Australia Pensions News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56191/virus-turmoil-wipes-out-yearamprsquos-growth-for-australia-pensions Despite a recovery in markets in April, the savings system is set for more falls as rising unemployment crimps the level of mandatory payments into pension funds. Investments Willis Towers Watson offloads financial advisor News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56193/willis-towers-watson-offloads-financial-advisor Max Matthiessen employs 440 people in its about 30 locations across Sweden, and in 2019 enjoyed €148 million in revenues. Investments Legal & General : sells prime London retail asset for £25 million News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56203/legal-ampamp-general-sells-prime-london-retail-asset-for-amppound25-million The sale demonstrates that, in the current environment, retail cannot be viewed as a single sector, with some elements - like food stores - continuing to generate considerable interest. Investments CPPIB annual net assets rise even as virus erodes returns News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56207/cppib-annual-net-assets-rise-even-as-virus-erodes-returns Net annual return fell to 3.1% from 8.9% in 2019. Investments Saving up trouble if you stop investing towards retirement News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56180/saving-up-trouble-if-you-stop-investing-towards-retirement With many households dealing with salary cuts and recent market volatility, some may be wondering whether pension saving is worth it at all, as they focus on making ends meet in the here and now. Investments Co-operative Pension Scheme’s £350 Million Bulk Annuity Buy-In With Aviva News Aggregation Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56183/co-operative-pension-schemeamprsquos-amppound350-million-bulk-annuity-buy-in-with-aviva This transaction insures the defined benefit pension liabilities of an additional 2,300 members on top of the 7,000 members secured in January. Investments Over 70% of Singapore under 40s do not have life cover News Aggregation Team Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56160/over-70-of-singapore-under-40s-do-not-have-life-cover As SJP uncovers a heavy reliance on family to provide care in illness and retirementavy reliance on family to pr Investments US pension funds approach point of no return News Aggregation Team Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56161/us-pension-funds-approach-point-of-no-return Looking at asset-to-payout ratios of 148 state and local pension funds with more than US$2 billion in assets Investments Over a third of DB schemes struggling to make decisions amid crisis News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56128/over-a-third-of-db-schemes-struggling-to-make-decisions-amid-crisis Around one in seven (15 per cent) said that they believed additional cash contributions from their sponsoring employers would be the best response. Research UK pensions suffer record losses News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 05, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55913/uk-pensions-suffer-record-losses UK pension funds endured their worst-ever quarterly performance in the first three months of this year as the coronavirus outbreak devastated global stock markets. Research Global Financial Markets Regulatory Review - Dentons News Team Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55575/global-financial-markets-regulatory-review-dentons The reports for each country include links to further information and contact information for Dentons professionals. Research Willis Owen reveals the best & worst sectors and funds in March 2020 News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55439/willis-owen-reveals-the-best-ampamp-worst-sectors-and-funds-in-march-2020 March was a month to forget for most investors, with some of the worst falls seen for more than a decade. Research 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 Age of extinction: the race to save the planet News Team Monday, May 25, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56174/age-of-extinction-the-race-to-save-the-planet Human activity is threatening the delicate balance between the climate and biosphere. ESG Saint or sinner? 3 questions Investment Managers need to consider when developing their ESG proposition News Team Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56148/saint-or-sinner-3-questions-investment-managers-need-to-consider-when-developing-their-esg-proposition Rightly, the coverage highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly increased focus on the Social aspect of the ESG triumvirate, and also encouraged corporates that “now is the time to emerge as a corporate ‘saint’ not ‘s ESG COVID-19 could be catalyst for ESG adoption by tech companies, finds KPMG analysis News Team Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56113/covid-19-could-be-catalyst-for-esg-adoption-by-tech-companies-finds-kpmg-analysis Industry additionally calls for more regulation and sustainability standards ESG Boost likely for impact investing thanks to coronavirus disruption News Aggregation Team Monday, May 18, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56090/boost-likely-for-impact-investing-thanks-to-coronavirus-disruption Asia-Pacific investors seeing some delays in green bonds but confident of progress returning ESG Confronting climate risk News Aggregation Team Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56074/confronting-climate-risk These physical risks from climate change will translate into increased socioeconomic risk ESG Earth Day 2020: a worldwide call to boost climate action News Team Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55719/earth-day-2020-a-worldwide-call-to-boost-climate-action The first Earth Day boosted environmental awareness and legislation. ESG Will Covid-19 prove a pivotal moment for climate change? Our Climate Progress Dashboard is tracking the global impact News Team Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55728/will-covid-19-prove-a-pivotal-moment-for-climate-change-our-climate-progress-dashboard-is-tracking-the-global-impact Policymakers should use the current crisis to inject similar urgency into climate policy and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy. ESG Envision the World You Want to Re-enter After the Shutdown News Team Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55576/envision-the-world-you-want-to-re-enter-after-the-shutdown Apply Lessons Learned During Lockdown to Climate Action ESG Money Manager Adopts Climate Measures After Investing Chief Backed Skeptics News Aggregation Team Monday, April 06, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55504/money-manager-adopts-climate-measures-after-investing-chief-backed-skeptics When asked in February whether he still supported or helped fund climate skeptic groups like GWPF, Herro responded that “given the importance of ESG, one must listen to all sides of any argument.” ESG 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 Millions fall for scams amid pandemic News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56204/millions-fall-for-scams-amid-pandemic The survey of 2,000 adults at the beginning of May also flagged a trend of consumers feeling increasingly vulnerable to pension fraud Covid-19 Washing our Hands of Financialized Pensions News Aggregation Team Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56164/washing-our-hands-of-financialized-pensions Rethinking Retirement After COVID-19 Covid-19 Coronavirus turns UK into a nation of savers News Aggregation Team Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/56021/coronavirus-turns-uk-into-a-nation-of-savers Pandemic triggers a huge rise in demand for savings plans as household lockdown spending drops by a third Covid-19 Global Impact Investing Network launches COVID-19 coalition News Aggregation Team Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55996/global-impact-investing-network-launches-covid-19-coalition The crisis "underscores the need for bigger and better collaboration Covid-19 Pension savers hit by coronavirus crisis issued warning 'Don’t take the decision lightly' News Aggregation Team Monday, May 11, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55977/pension-savers-hit-by-coronavirus-crisis-issued-warning-amp039donamprsquot-take-the-decision-lightlyamp039 RETIREMENT is a time which many will look forward to, but funding this time of life can take a lot of planning. As Britons begin to feel the effect of the coronavirus crisis, what options do pension savers have when it comes to accessing the funds - and w Covid-19 Investors realigning their focus News Aggregation Team Monday, May 04, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55883/investors-realigning-their-focus Virus forcing changes in engagement efforts Covid-19 Coronavirus crisis looks set to cost pension funds and savers nearly £85bn in lost dividends News Aggregation Team Monday, May 04, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55892/coronavirus-crisis-looks-set-to-cost-pension-funds-and-savers-nearly-amppound85bn-in-lost-dividends Analysts said the hit to dividends – along with the fall in the stock market – was 'devastating for investors'. Covid-19 Covid-19 and pension salary sacrifice News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55834/covid-19-and-pension-salary-sacrifice Explain how pension contributions are affected by coronavirus Covid-19 COVID-19 raises pension fraud threat level News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55850/covid-19-raises-pension-fraud-threat-level Methods include fake emails from leading supermarkets offering free vouchers or delivery slots, drawing the unsuspecting customer to sites that harvest their financial details. Covid-19 What could the mortality impact of COVID-19 be for pension scheme liabilities? News Team Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/55851/what-could-the-mortality-impact-of-covid-19-be-for-pension-scheme-liabilities The importance of looking beyond the headline death-toll figures Covid-19