Managers of Wealth - Pensions http://pension-managers.com/ Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:31:13 BST part of MediaG8way Group http://pension-managers.com/ http://pension-managers.com/assets/images/logo.png Managers of Wealth - Pensions KohanaPHP UK should act now on pensions, health, benefits News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52814/uk-should-act-now-on-pensions-health-benefits On state pensions, the UK recently said that it would uprate them for Britons living abroad in the EU for the years 2020, 2021 and 2022 Pensions Union to fight pension inflation changes News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52750/union-to-fight-pension-inflation-changes Pension schemes can link increases to their employees' pensions Pensions One in six homeowners will still be paying off mortgage in retirement News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 03, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52613/one-in-six-homeowners-will-still-be-paying-off-mortgage-in-retirement One in six people think they’ll be over 65 by the time they pay off their mortgage, a new study reveals. Pensions The State Pension is too low! That’s why I’d pop these 2 bargain FTSE 100 dividend stocks into an ISA News Aggregation Team Monday, September 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52584/the-state-pension-is-too-low-thatamprsquos-why-iamprsquod-pop-these-2-bargain-ftse-100-dividend-stocks-into-an-isa Especially top UK blue-chips paying sky-high dividends, like these two. Pensions Stanbic lays off 88 staff in voluntary retirement plan News Aggregation Team Monday, September 02, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52592/stanbic-lays-off-88-staff-in-voluntary-retirement-plan The laid off staff will also get a 25 percent rebate or discount on the balance of any outstanding staff loans settled immediately upon exit. Pensions Universities face strike over pensions News Aggregation Team Friday, August 30, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52571/universities-face-strike-over-pensions The USS, which has around 419,000 members across 350 universities in the UK, has seen its deficit balloon to £6.6bn by the end of July. Pensions State pension forecast: How much can you get? How to get the full amount - new and basic News Aggregation Team Friday, August 30, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52573/state-pension-forecast-how-much-can-you-get-how-to-get-the-full-amount-new-and-basic STATE PENSION payments may be something which a person relies on during their later years. How much is the full state pension, and how can one ensure they get the maximum amount? Pensions KENYA: Regulators to set up a pension solutions sandbox News Aggregation Team Wednesday, August 28, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52538/kenya-regulators-to-set-up-a-pension-solutions-sandbox Over 10 million Kenyans do not have any arrangements to save a portion of their income and most of these people are members of the informal sector which commands 83 percent of the country’s labor force. Pensions DB transfers surge ahead of FCA contingent charging ban News Aggregation Team Monday, August 26, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52495/db-transfers-surge-ahead-of-fca-contingent-charging-ban In the next 12 months, when the average transfer value jumped to £292,000, some 64 per cent of clients were advised to transfer out. Pensions Should retirees spend more and worry less? Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52503/should-retirees-spend-more-and-worry-less Study found more than half of retired Australians restrict their spending to less than what the age pension would provide, and many, possibly up to a third, live in poverty. This is not what successful retirement looks like. Pensions MN promotes from within to fill asset management director post News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52846/mn-promotes-from-within-to-fill-asset-management-director-post MN manages €155 billion ($171.1 billion) in assets for Dutch retirement plans. Executive Moves Former Aegon pensions expert heads to AJ Bell News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52854/former-aegon-pensions-expert-heads-to-aj-bell Vahey was head of pensions development at Aegon from 1998 until 2011 before she set up her own independent pensions consultant firm. Executive Moves Scottish Widows poaches director from M&G Prudential News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52817/scottish-widows-poaches-director-from-mampampg-prudential He will be a valuable asset to the team as we continue to evolve our proposition to become a market leader for advisers and customers. Executive Moves Amundi hires ESG research head from CDC News Aggregation Team Friday, September 13, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52751/amundi-hires-esg-research-head-from-cdc Separately, Amundi has also appointed Grégoire Blanc as head of capital markets and liquidity for its exchange-traded funds, indexing and smart beta business. Executive Moves NAGDCA picks next president News Aggregation Team Friday, September 13, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52755/nagdca-picks-next-president Ms. Blair succeeds Cindy Rehmeier Executive Moves Aon promotes seven to partner News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52743/aon-promotes-seven-to-partner As pensions operations director, Boucher is responsible for the delivery of service within Aon's pensions administration team. Executive Moves IFM executive accused of sex harassment departs News Aggregation Team Friday, September 06, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52673/ifm-executive-accused-of-sex-harassment-departs Has left the global investment group five months after it settled Ms Abildgaard's claim for almost half a million dollars. Executive Moves Muse Advisory appoints CEO and chair in management shake-up News Aggregation Team Friday, September 06, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52679/muse-advisory-appoints-ceo-and-chair-in-management-shake-up We look forward to continuing our great service to our clients Executive Moves GlaxoSmithKline names U.K. pensions director News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 04, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52632/glaxosmithkline-names-uk-pensions-director He replaced Dan McDonald, who was named head of pensions for the U.K. at global shipping company DHL International. Executive Moves Prudential Financial announces leadership succession for U.S. Businesses Friday, August 30, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52564/prudential-financial-announces-leadership-succession-for-us-businesses Andrew Sullivan to lead growth-oriented and purpose-driven U.S. leadership team focused on accelerating financial wellness strategy Executive Moves Forget the State Pension! I think this 5.5% yield could help you get rich and retire early News Aggregation Team Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52868/forget-the-state-pension-i-think-this-55-yield-could-help-you-get-rich-and-retire-early Government has recently taken steps to raise the State Pension age (to 66 years by next October and to 67 by 2028) but calls to raise it even more continue to grow. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Banks worth $47 trillion adopt new U.N.-backed climate principles News Aggregation Team Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52869/banks-worth-47-trillion-adopt-new-un-backed-climate-principles Under pressure from investors, regulators and climate activists, some big banks have acknowledged the role lenders will need to play in a rapid transition to a low-carbon economy. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Health cover for retired Britons in EU to last six months in no-deal Brexit News Aggregation Team Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52871/health-cover-for-retired-britons-in-eu-to-last-six-months-in-no-deal-brexit Government pledges £150m for those not covered by reciprocal arrangements if UK crashes out Legal,Regulation & Compliance Prosecutors raid National Pension Service in probe into Samsung BioLogics News Aggregation Team Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52872/prosecutors-raid-national-pension-service-in-probe-into-samsung-biologics Prosecutors and financial market regulators suspect that Samsung BioLogics, a contract drug manufacturer, inflated its valuation by approximately 4.5 trillion won (US$3.9 billion) in 2015 after fraudulently changing the method Legal,Regulation & Compliance Guy Stenhouse: Pensions, boring but vital News Aggregation Team Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52873/guy-stenhouse-pensions-boring-but-vital The same malaise is apparently causing problems in the upper echelons of the civil service, police and even teaching. Legal,Regulation & Compliance 1.3m UK expats face continued retirement and healthcare uncertainty News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52847/13m-uk-expats-face-continued-retirement-and-healthcare-uncertainty It's becoming increasingly obvious that, despite his protestations to the contrary, the Prime Minister simply isn't trying to get a new deal for the UK to leave the EU. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Australian Regulator Loses Landmark Pension Fund Court Battle News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52850/australian-regulator-loses-landmark-pension-fund-court-battle The ruling is the first in a case that originated directly from last year's powerful Royal Commission inquiry into the financial sector, which uncovered widespread misconduct at the expenThe ruling is the first in a case that originated directly from Legal,Regulation & Compliance PMI calls for key reforms to pension scheme governance News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52853/pmi-calls-for-key-reforms-to-pension-scheme-governance The Pensions Management Institute remains fully supportive of all measures that improve standards across the industry. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Addison Lee referred to regulator over pension contributions News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52857/addison-lee-referred-to-regulator-over-pension-contributions In our opinion the ball has been dropped due to considerations of how potential purchasers or shareholders see returns. Legal,Regulation & Compliance ARs warned after 'unusual' ombudsman decision News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52858/ars-warned-after-amp039unusualamp039-ombudsman-decision FTAdviser reported earlier this week that pension ombudsman Anthony Arter upheld a complaint from Ms D against Halebarns Financial Planning in February. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Reprieve for Swedish pension firms as government delays reform News Aggregation Team Monday, September 16, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52787/reprieve-for-swedish-pension-firms-as-government-delays-reform The delay could allow private-sector pension providers currently offering their funds on the marketplace to continue this business for longer than expected. FinTech Objectway Recognized by Celent as a Key Player for Client Reporting Solutions Delivering a Better Client Experience News Team Monday, September 16, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52788/objectway-recognized-by-celent-as-a-key-player-for-client-reporting-solutions-delivering-a-better-client-experience Objectway offers different forms of client reporting: traditional PDFs, Apps, secure messaging, or remote collaboration via secure auditable video reporting. FinTech Selectapension adds to pension transfer tool News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 04, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52626/selectapension-adds-to-pension-transfer-tool Selectapension’s new bulk upload extra feature automatically maps and pre-populates the required fields within the DB pension transfer tool FinTech Legacy Trust Launches Digital Asset Pension Plan News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 04, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52641/legacy-trust-launches-digital-asset-pension-plan Legacy Trust has offered pension plans for over 25 years but has since pivoted to serve the cryptocurrency community. FinTech LGPS appoints tech firm to monitor investment costs and charges News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 03, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52621/lgps-appoints-tech-firm-to-monitor-investment-costs-and-charges Managers that sign up to the LGPS’ cost transparency code promise to “put in place the systems FinTech Platform growth to continue despite end of DB 'sugar rush' News Aggregation Team Friday, August 30, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52579/platform-growth-to-continue-despite-end-of-db-amp039sugar-rushamp039 Data from the Lang Cat showed assets on advised platforms grew by 4.5 per cent in the second quarter of this year to £418.4bn but net flows were down 1.76 per cent in the quarter to £5.2bn. FinTech Complacency over cybersecurity could lead to serious pension losses - SPB News Aggregation Team Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52475/complacency-over-cybersecurity-could-lead-to-serious-pension-losses-spb “In terms of cyber, not many schemes, in our experience, have reviewed their contracts to examine whether the coverage for cyber risk is addressed at all, or if there is adequate coverage.” FinTech Wealth Wizards to launch DB abridged advice service News Aggregation Team Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52480/wealth-wizards-to-launch-db-abridged-advice-service The FCA's 'abridged advice proposal is a lighter form of DB pension transfer advice which cannot recommend a client to transfer. FinTech Aegon promises "significant changes" to platform News Aggregation Team Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52436/aegon-promises-ampquotsignificant-changesampquot-to-platform Aegon recently confirmed it would add a feature allowing advisers to hold more than one product in the same tax wrapper FinTech Pension funds step up campaign to reduce gender pay gap News Aggregation Team Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52448/pension-funds-step-up-campaign-to-reduce-gender-pay-gap Investors press for more information on how women are recruited, promoted and paid FinTech Veterans urged to claim pension News Aggregation Team Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52870/veterans-urged-to-claim-pension A market-leading equity release mortgage was unveiled last week by Responsible Lending. Comment & Analysis Anxiety mounts in states over unpaid pension News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52849/anxiety-mounts-in-states-over-unpaid-pension The pensioners, who protested under the umbrella of Abia Concerned Pensioners, released a statement signed by its chairman, Amaugo Daniel and secretary, Okezie Emeka. Comment & Analysis UN to launch Principles for Responsible Banking News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52851/un-to-launch-principles-for-responsible-banking The Principles provide the framework for a sustainable banking system, and help the industry to demonstrate how it makes a positive contribution to society. Comment & Analysis Boomers crush millennials News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52852/boomers-crush-millennials The amounts are hardly trivial. According to the latest projections by Social Security’s actuaries, the uncovered gap between the program’s costs and revenues comes to $13.9 trillion over the next 75 years, or 2.78 percent of covered wages. Comment & Analysis Altmann says providers see advice allowance as threat News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52836/altmann-says-providers-see-advice-allowance-as-threat Baroness Altmann, who was pensions minister from 2015 to 2016, told FTAdviser: “The promotion of the advice allowance has almost been non-existent. Comment & Analysis Feline the pinch! My inflation tale, plus three great insights from one of our up and coming financial planners News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52837/feline-the-pinch-my-inflation-tale-plus-three-great-insights-from-one-of-our-up-and-coming-financial-planners Ultimately, what we do is incredibly personal – we help people structure the retirements they want, and save money for their kids. Comment & Analysis PPI Future Book: Consolidation, contribution hikes and investment strategy key to boosting DC pension pots News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52841/ppi-future-book-consolidation-contribution-hikes-and-investment-strategy-key-to-boosting-dc-pension-pots But it said the system may now be less suitable for pension savers - noting there were a number of steps that could be taken to help maximise the returns from DC savers' investments to and through retirement. Comment & Analysis UK university pension system ignored warnings News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52813/uk-university-pension-system-ignored-warnings This was well established in academic work many years ago, which USS did not seem to have noticed. Comment & Analysis Corbyn govt could affect IFAs News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52821/corbyn-govt-could-affect-ifas Mr Corbyn has announced plans to regain control of Britain’s infrastructure networks as part of an overhaul of nationalisation policy. Comment & Analysis Women could miss out on £9,900 by deciding to work longer than planned News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52825/women-could-miss-out-on-amppound9900-by-deciding-to-work-longer-than-planned The day we stop working is decades away for many of us, but getting the date wrong now could make you thousands poorer when it comes time to actually retire Comment & Analysis Pensions compensation payouts could trigger six-figure tax bills News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52832/pensions-compensation-payouts-could-trigger-six-figure-tax-bills Regulatory headache for those with final-salary pensions who took out fixed protection Tax Can I get tax benefits from contributing to my kids’ RAs? News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52839/can-i-get-tax-benefits-from-contributing-to-my-kidsamprsquo-ras Considerations when contributing toward retirement annuities and other long-term investments for your children. Tax Sweden plans to cut tax, improve welfare for the elderly News Aggregation Team Friday, September 13, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52760/sweden-plans-to-cut-tax-improve-welfare-for-the-elderly As part of the 2020 budget, the government is now closing that gap for the next income bracket. Tax Beware drawing pension income before you need it News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52736/beware-drawing-pension-income-before-you-need-it Nowadays, retirees are often advised to use their ISAs first and their pension last. Tax NHS fails to deliver pension statements on time News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52718/nhs-fails-to-deliver-pension-statements-on-time The on-demand statements should be provided by the NHS Business Services Authority by the later of three months from the date of request, or by October 6 following the end of the relevant tax year, Mr Skidmore explained. Tax Opinion: we need to stop scaring people into inaction over pensions News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52723/opinion-we-need-to-stop-scaring-people-into-inaction-over-pensions I think we in the media could do a much better job of highlighting how achieving that goal is far easier than most people realise. Tax You Could Save Thousands Each Year and Reduce Your Taxes – Here’s How News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52700/you-could-save-thousands-each-year-and-reduce-your-taxes-ampndash-hereamprsquos-how Most of us don’t have enough saved for retirement – and most of us think we pay too much in taxes. Tax Take the tax breaks and start saving now – Gareth Shaw News Aggregation Team Monday, September 09, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52684/take-the-tax-breaks-and-start-saving-now-ampndash-gareth-shaw Every unmarried 12 months, we survey 1000’s upon 1000’s of retirees, asking them granular questions on the place they’re if truth be told spending their cash after they’ve kicked off their paintings sneakers for the ultimate time. Tax Fewer pension transfers paying overseas tax charge News Aggregation Team Monday, September 09, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52692/fewer-pension-transfers-paying-overseas-tax-charge The 25 per cent tax charge on transfers to a Qrops was introduced to stop people from exploiting tax loopholes when transferring pension funds out of the UK to avoid UK tax. Tax Tax Foundation: Wisconsin public pensions best funded in U.S. News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 05, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52649/tax-foundation-wisconsin-public-pensions-best-funded-in-us A low ratio points to the state’s pension system being not well-funded, and higher ratio means that pension fund assets are keeping up with liabilities, according to the Tax Foundation. Tax AustralianSuper’s Mark Delaney eyes India News Aggregation Team Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52874/australiansuperamprsquos-mark-delaney-eyes-india The pension funds’ investment follows a crisis in India’s shadow banking sector which threatened NIIF’s ability to finance infrastructure projects. Investments Hub International acquires 2 more firms News Aggregation Team Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52861/hub-international-acquires-2-more-firms The two acquisitions come on the heels of three other purchases Hub made this week, which collectively added $7.7 billion in AUM to Hub's business. Investments Legal & General to sell annuities to Prudential pensions savers News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52855/legal-ampamp-general-to-sell-annuities-to-prudential-pensions-savers The market for individual annuities has been in decline since the British government gave pensioners more choice about how to use their pension pots in 2015. Investments No-Deal Brexit Could Hit Pensions, Insurance And Healthcare Of 1.3m Brits In EU News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52856/no-deal-brexit-could-hit-pensions-insurance-and-healthcare-of-13m-brits-in-eu “It’s becoming increasingly obvious that, despite his protestations to the contrary, the Prime Minister simply isn’t trying to get a new deal for the UK to leave the EU. Investments Hub International Acquires The Assets Of New York-Based Perennial Pension And Wealth, Inc. News Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52859/hub-international-acquires-the-assets-of-new-york-based-perennial-pension-and-wealth-inc Hub continues to strengthen its retirement planning and wealth management services with the addition of talent and resources to develop more comprehensive solutions for their clients. Investments Smiths Group pension surplus falls £59m amid £29m GMP payment News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52860/smiths-group-pension-surplus-falls-amppound59m-amid-amppound29m-gmp-payment The total assets of the firms UK pension schemes were £469m, down from £526m in the previous year, while its liabilities increased by £2m to £61m. Investments Hub International Acquires Assets of New York’s StoneStreet Pearl River News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52831/hub-international-acquires-assets-of-new-yorkamprsquos-stonestreet-pearl-river The addition of this team will enhance its plan sponsor experience and bring financial wellness to a new level, according to a company press release. Investments Oregon Health & Science University casts net for consultant for DC plans News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52833/oregon-health-ampamp-science-university-casts-net-for-consultant-for-dc-plans The university's six 403(b) plans, 401(a) plan and 457 plan have combined assets of $425 million. Investments Swiss pensions allocate more to ILS, increasingly a core alternative asset News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52838/swiss-pensions-allocate-more-to-ils-increasingly-a-core-alternative-asset With Switzerland being home to a number of specialist insurance-linked securities (ILS) fund managers, as well as a vibrant reinsurance marketplace Investments RI could boost DC contributions by £1.2bn a year News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52843/ri-could-boost-dc-contributions-by-amppound12bn-a-year According to ONS data, there are 6.31 million DC savers aged between 22-39, earning a median salary of £28,086, while UK employees paid £7bn into workplace DC schemes in 2018. Investments Over one million pensioners missing out on £140 a year in energy bill discounts News Aggregation Team Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52867/over-one-million-pensioners-missing-out-on-amppound140-a-year-in-energy-bill-discounts Only 14 energy companies offer the discount, so if you qualify but use a different provider, you'll won't save the £140. Research China’s workforce saving more for retirement amid concerns about state pension, survey finds News Aggregation Team Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52848/chinaamprsquos-workforce-saving-more-for-retirement-amid-concerns-about-state-pension-survey-finds Half of Chinese have begun saving for retirement, up from 46 per cent in 2018, survey from Fidelity International and Ant Financial shows Research The U.S. isn’t even in the top 10 for best countries for retirement News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52834/the-us-isnamprsquot-even-in-the-top-10-for-best-countries-for-retirement What can we learn from other countries to help our retirees? Research Make your pension work harder with these tips News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52840/make-your-pension-work-harder-with-these-tips The first step is to pay in what you are able to afford, and once you get a pay increase, direct part of it to your pension. Research Total IHT receipts reach £5.4bn in 2018/19 News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52842/total-iht-receipts-reach-amppound54bn-in-201819 3% increase on previous tax year Research World Payments Report 2019 News Team Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52806/world-payments-report-2019 Emerging markets will soon dictate and shape the global payments landscape in terms of innovation, transaction capacity handling, and industry trends. Research Pension saving – millions destined for an impoverished retirement News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52808/pension-saving-ampndash-millions-destined-for-an-impoverished-retirement Pension funding is often down the list of priorities in life but not saving for retirement is a mistake. Research Half of UK residents are confident they can retire comfortably News Aggregation Team Friday, September 13, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52752/half-of-uk-residents-are-confident-they-can-retire-comfortably In addition, 25% of those respondents who do have pension savings stated that they did not know how much was in their pension pot; this increased to 30% for those aged between 35 and 54, and dropped to 19% for respondents aged between 55 and 64. Research 18m adults not confident they are saving enough into pensions News Aggregation Team Friday, September 13, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52756/18m-adults-not-confident-they-are-saving-enough-into-pensions The research — released as part of Pensions Awareness Week — also shows that a quarter of respondents don’t know if they are saving enough, while only a fifth believe that they are saving enough. Research Steve Bee: UK state pension is at risk of becoming worthless News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52739/steve-bee-uk-state-pension-is-at-risk-of-becoming-worthless Efforts to reduce the cost of state pensions in the UK mean it could end up failing to serve its purpose Research PRI to commission research on ‘sustainable pension systems’ News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52823/pri-to-commission-research-on-amplsquosustainable-pension-systemsamprsquo In a request for proposal (RFP) document, the PRI said it wanted to commission an organisation to examine the pension systems in Australia, the UK and the US. ESG Responsible investment could unlock £1bn annual pensions boost News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52824/responsible-investment-could-unlock-amppound1bn-annual-pensions-boost Partnering with Adoreboard, the study focused on measuring emotional responses to quantify human experiences of more than 2,500 people in relation to workplace pensions and responsible investment. ESG Pension schemes sign charter to demand climate change action News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52810/pension-schemes-sign-charter-to-demand-climate-change-action Asset managers must make changes ESG Climate change moves to top of investors' list of ESG issues News Aggregation Team Monday, September 16, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52778/climate-change-moves-to-top-of-investorsamp039-list-of-esg-issues Climate change made a dramatic jump to first from third place in the latest Extreme Risks report from Willis Towers Watson Investments' Thinking Ahead Institute. ESG Half of DC pension schemes to add ESG focus to default fund News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52747/half-of-dc-pension-schemes-to-add-esg-focus-to-default-fund More than half of schemes (54%) plan to review their default investment approach in the next two years ESG Extreme longevity revealed as one of world’s top 30 major risks News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52749/extreme-longevity-revealed-as-one-of-worldamprsquos-top-30-major-risks Looking at other risks, the extreme risks 2019 ranking saw global temperature change climb to the top spot ESG Lack of performance evidence still deterring schemes from ESG investments News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52706/lack-of-performance-evidence-still-deterring-schemes-from-esg-investments Speaking to PP, Sackers partner Stuart O'Brien said it would be difficult for trustees to rely on performance before making decisions. ESG Alternative investors split on importance of ESG News Aggregation Team Wednesday, September 04, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52623/alternative-investors-split-on-importance-of-esg Hedge fund investors were the most common to reply that they have no formal ESG considerations in place with no plans to do so in the future. ESG Ethical investing: How to fund your pension while staying true to your values News Aggregation Team Monday, August 26, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52511/ethical-investing-how-to-fund-your-pension-while-staying-true-to-your-values Pricewatch: Options are slim if you want to avoid putting your money into certain industries ESG ESG – A Global Issue? News Aggregation Team Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/52443/esg-ampndash-a-global-issue A large pension is all very nice unless the only place to spend it is a polluted, corrupt, unsustainable world. ESG