Managers of Wealth - Pensions http://pension-managers.com/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 04:00:57 GMT part of MediaG8way Group http://pension-managers.com/ http://pension-managers.com/assets/images/logo.png Managers of Wealth - Pensions KohanaPHP Pensions body joins climate risk group News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53625/pensions-body-joins-climate-risk-group The UK's PLSA represents more than 1,300 pension schemes with combined assets of over £1 trillion Pensions Actuaries call for pension freedoms extension News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53628/actuaries-call-for-pension-freedoms-extension The actuaries are also asking for parties to commit to the social care reform, reaching out to identify both a cross-party consensus and long-term approach. Pensions PP Rising Star Awards 2020: Initial nominee list revealed! News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53631/pp-rising-star-awards-2020-initial-nominee-list-revealed The final deadline for nominations is 20 November. Pensions Phoenix targets workplace pensions with partnership News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53600/phoenix-targets-workplace-pensions-with-partnership "It will accelerate our ability to innovate and efficiently evolve our proposition in the future, whilst continuing to deliver excellent customer service.” Pensions British expats face losing £50k with pension freeze News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53576/british-expats-face-losing-amppound50k-with-pension-freeze Britons who decide to retire to a country with no social security agreement with the UK could lose as much as £50,000 in pension income over the years as a result of their pension being frozen. Pensions Pension schemes return to equities at the bourse News Aggregation Team Friday, November 08, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53545/pension-schemes-return-to-equities-at-the-bourse Financial stocks could soon start posting better returns Pensions Saving Gold-Plated Pensions Stokes Bitter British Union Fight News Aggregation Team Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53418/saving-gold-plated-pensions-stokes-bitter-british-union-fight At issue is the traditional defined benefit pension that was once common and is now virtually extinct, replaced by less generous U.S.-style 401(k) plans. Pensions Budget delay could fuel NHS pension crisis, says Tilney News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53396/budget-delay-could-fuel-nhs-pension-crisis-says-tilney Graham MacLeod, financial planning director at Tilney, looks at the ongoing issues and what impact the Budget delay could have on the NHS pension crisis Pensions Rubio vows to introduce bill to stop U.S. pensions investing in China News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53358/rubio-vows-to-introduce-bill-to-stop-us-pensions-investing-in-china Rubio’s office said in an emailed statement that the FTRIB had delayed its decision at a meeting on Monday, to reconsider the issue at a Nov. 13 meeting. Pensions Unions blast provincial decision to shift billions in public sector pension funds News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53370/unions-blast-provincial-decision-to-shift-billions-in-public-sector-pension-funds The Worker’s Compensation Board pensions, too, will be affected. Pensions Canada pension fund Caisse CEO Sabia to quit earlier than planned News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53583/canada-pension-fund-caisse-ceo-sabia-to-quit-earlier-than-planned The board of the CDPQ, which managed C$326.7 billion ($246.9 billion) at end of June, expects to conclude its search for Sabia’s replacement at the beginning of 2020 with a successor approved by the government, according to the statement. Executive Moves BNP Paribas selected as custodian for Italian accountants pension fund CNPR News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53593/bnp-paribas-selected-as-custodian-for-italian-accountants-pension-fund-cnpr BNP Paribas Securities Services is a leading global custodian with $11.6trn in assets under custody. Executive Moves NN’s Romanian pension fund management branch recruits CIO from Fondul Proprietatea News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53577/nnamprsquos-romanian-pension-fund-management-branch-recruits-cio-from-fondul-proprietatea NN Pensii manages pension funds with total assets worth EUR 4.5 billion, for over 2 million Romanians. Executive Moves Industriens Pension picks new CIO News Aggregation Team Friday, November 08, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53534/industriens-pension-picks-new-cio He has delivered compelling results as head of the listed area at Industriens Pension, and I am confident that he can further develop our successful investment strategy. Executive Moves Combined Nuclear Pension Plan appoints Aon for DB investment advice News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 07, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53510/combined-nuclear-pension-plan-appoints-aon-for-db-investment-advice DB members, or those with combined DB and DC benefits, are now administered by Equiniti, while new joiners and DC members are administered by Aegon. Executive Moves William Blair hires new head of fixed income News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 07, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53518/william-blair-hires-new-head-of-fixed-income Ms. Ziverte was a senior high-yield portfolio manager at Oppenheimer Funds, where she managed the firm's Global High Yield Fund and was co-manager of the Global Strategic Income Fund. Executive Moves Russell Agius reappointed to the Judicial Pension Board News Team Wednesday, November 06, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53489/russell-agius-reappointed-to-the-judicial-pension-board The Secretary of State for Justice has announced the reappointment of Rusell Agius for a period of 2 years. Executive Moves Sesame Bankhall Group announces Executive Management changes News Team Wednesday, November 06, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53499/sesame-bankhall-group-announces-executive-management-changes In his new role he will also become a member of the SBG Board. Executive Moves Norges Bank CEO to Resign, Pension Fund Returns 1.6% in Q3 News Aggregation Team Friday, November 01, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53421/norges-bank-ceo-to-resign-pension-fund-returns-16-in-q3 Yngve Slyngstad to step down after 12 years running the $1.09 trillion fund. Executive Moves BlackRock appoints head of U.K. local government pension schemes News Aggregation Team Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53307/blackrock-appoints-head-of-uk-local-government-pension-schemes Mr. Lewis was head of U.K. institutional sales for Vanguard Group. A Vanguard spokeswoman could not be immediately reached for comment. Executive Moves Nursery director admits to avoiding paying pensions News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53629/nursery-director-admits-to-avoiding-paying-pensions Sulouste and Ms Moore will be sentenced on November 20 at Brighton Magistrates’ Court. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Guilty pleas over workplace pension duty avoidance News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53630/guilty-pleas-over-workplace-pension-duty-avoidance In a false declaration of compliance, Mr Kadzere toldthe regulator his company had automatically enrolled 22 staff. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Smart Pension adds Australia’s Link Group as shareholder in partnership News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53614/smart-pension-adds-australiaamprsquos-link-group-as-shareholder-in-partnership Link Group is to make an equity investment in the UK fintech firm as part of a strategic placement round, the two companies said. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Pensions industry calls for AE reform in party manifestos News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53615/pensions-industry-calls-for-ae-reform-in-party-manifestos It has also said that the earnings threshold must also be removed, while the auto-enrolment regime needs to be adapted to include the self-employed and those engaged in the gig economy. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Pensions regulatory change News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53622/pensions-regulatory-change We will also assist you in implementing those changes including the preparation of documents required to do so. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Failed wealth manager owes HMRC almost £800,000 News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53626/failed-wealth-manager-owes-hmrc-almost-amppound800000 Leonard Curtis is currently in the process of deciding which broker this will be, with more than 100 companies originally interested in the SVS clients. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Adviser to pay out after pension switches led to higher costs News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53627/adviser-to-pay-out-after-pension-switches-led-to-higher-costs Mr Pattinson came to the conclusion that the advice was unsuitable as there was insufficient justification for either the switch to the Hartford pension and the associated Hartford investment Legal,Regulation & Compliance 10 million employees have joined a workplace pension scheme News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53636/10-million-employees-have-joined-a-workplace-pension-scheme Workplace pension schemes are a work-based pension in which employees save a percentage of their wage automatically into a pension each month, with the employer also contributing a percentage into the pension at the same time. Legal,Regulation & Compliance LGPS funds urged publish 'enhanced' governance compliance statements News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53637/lgps-funds-urged-publish-amp039enhancedamp039-governance-compliance-statements Under the guidance, which has the support of The Pensions Regulator, funds would be required to produce the enhanced governance compliance statement on annual basis. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Scots urged to act now to plug pension gap News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53638/scots-urged-to-act-now-to-plug-pension-gap The figure is well short of the £250,000 pension pot that is generally considered enough to enable pensioners to enjoy a relatively comfortable retirement. Legal,Regulation & Compliance NEST, Railpen plug cyber security advice gap for pension fund trustees News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53574/nest-railpen-plug-cyber-security-advice-gap-for-pension-fund-trustees And yet cyber security risks were financially material and of interest to members and other stakeholders FinTech How to optimize participant outcomes and why it matters in the retirement industry News Team Thursday, November 07, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53506/how-to-optimize-participant-outcomes-and-why-it-matters-in-the-retirement-industry Many providers mistakenly think that in order to offer personalization to their clients, they must develop those solutions in-house. FinTech The Case for E-Delivery of Retirement Plan Notifications News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 07, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53507/the-case-for-e-delivery-of-retirement-plan-notifications Why some participants prefer paper copies, and how employers can encourage them to make the switch. FinTech Broadridge Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Results News Team Wednesday, November 06, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53496/broadridge-reports-first-quarter-fiscal-year-2020-results The Company believes our Non-GAAP financial measures help investors understand how management plans, measures and evaluates the Company's business performance. FinTech Backstop Solutions Group launches new AI-powered data gathering offering for allocators News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53393/backstop-solutions-group-launches-new-ai-powered-data-gathering-offering-for-allocators As a result, files become centrally located, displayed, and easily accessible across the organisation. FinTech The Shoosmiths UK Pensions and Divorce Report News Aggregation Team Friday, October 25, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53327/the-shoosmiths-uk-pensions-and-divorce-report Peter Morris, a partner at Shoosmiths who specialises in family law and divorce, and Clare Moffat, a pensions finance specialist with Royal London Insurance gave a series of interviews to radio stations across England and Wales on 17 October 2019 to discu FinTech Principal and Wells Fargo Make Technology Integration Progress News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 22, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53284/principal-and-wells-fargo-make-technology-integration-progress “These digital and service model investments support our efforts to bring the best from both organizations to provide unparalleled value to participants, clients, advisers and consultants,” says Renee Shaaf at Principal. FinTech Digital-only pension provider launches News Aggregation Team Monday, October 21, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53259/digital-only-pension-provider-launches The pension scheme is entirely digital, meaning it can be activated in "five minutes". FinTech How Three FinTech Startups Are Disrupting Retirement Planning, Blending Human And Tech News Aggregation Team Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53244/how-three-fintech-startups-are-disrupting-retirement-planning-blending-human-and-tech While these three FinTechs might not be opening physical locations any time soon, they are moving away from exclusively robo-based services. FinTech Malcolm Kerr: Advisers must keep up as innovation moves on News Aggregation Team Friday, October 18, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53235/malcolm-kerr-advisers-must-keep-up-as-innovation-moves-on Disruptors, led by the tech sector, are steadily making their way in to the market after years of slow progress FinTech Women in their mid-20s on course for a smaller pension when they retire compared to men, as lower pay reduces retirement savings News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53612/women-in-their-mid-20s-on-course-for-a-smaller-pension-when-they-retire-compared-to-men-as-lower-pay-reduces-retirement-savings The firm is pushing for an annual £875-a-year 'family carer' top-up to pensions to help close the gap. Comment & Analysis Not yet state pension age? How to check if you can still get a free bus pass News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53618/not-yet-state-pension-age-how-to-check-if-you-can-still-get-a-free-bus-pass In England, a person can get a bus pass for free travel when they reach the female state pension age, and this is regardless of whether they’re a man or woman. Comment & Analysis First Group reports £24m growth in pension deficit News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53623/first-group-reports-amppound24m-growth-in-pension-deficit The report also revealed adjusted operating profit was up £5m to £97.7m, while its adjusted profit before tax was down at £28m from £42m in the same period the year prior. Comment & Analysis This pension scheme has 8m members – and ethical savers do best News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53632/this-pension-scheme-has-8m-members-ampndash-and-ethical-savers-do-best The publicly owned Nest has thrived thanks to investments such as its £1.1bn ‘climate aware’ fund Comment & Analysis Nearly half of providers want more controls on pension freedoms News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53633/nearly-half-of-providers-want-more-controls-on-pension-freedoms In a report, called Five years of freedom: Evolution, not revolution, the DCIF also reveals that take-up of advice and support offered by providers remains low, which may partly explain why they wish to see the introduction of more controls. Comment & Analysis Women saving for retirement hits record high, but pensions gap means they're still saving much less than men News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53634/women-saving-for-retirement-hits-record-high-but-pensions-gap-means-theyamp039re-still-saving-much-less-than-men Most women earning less than £20,000 are not saving enough for retirement, Scottish Widows says Comment & Analysis Nicola Watts: Hanging up my ‘pension transfer boots’ News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53635/nicola-watts-hanging-up-my-amplsquopension-transfer-bootsamprsquo There’s obviously been lots of bad press and you can’t attend a conference or open a financial publication without seeing some mention of final salary transfers and what’s going on in the market at the moment. Comment & Analysis Women saving for retirement hits record high despite £78,000 gender gap News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53604/women-saving-for-retirement-hits-record-high-despite-amppound78000-gender-gap The average savings amongst women are up 4.6 per cent since 2007/08, equating to an additional £5,900 in income every year of retirement. Comment & Analysis Couples should think beyond 'honeymoon period' of early retirement News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53613/couples-should-think-beyond-amp039honeymoon-periodamp039-of-early-retirement Just Group communications director, Stephen Lowe, said that life expectancy remains the cornerstone of later-life financial planning, and that it was crucial that people bear it in mind when establishing their later-life financial plans. Comment & Analysis Women saving for retirement face 'stark' pensions gap News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53597/women-saving-for-retirement-face-amp039starkamp039-pensions-gap Scottish Widows report Comment & Analysis Industry calls for simpler pensions tax system News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53619/industry-calls-for-simpler-pensions-tax-system ACA chairwoman Jenny Condron said the public have a "right to expect transparency from their politicians" with regards to financial matters, including pensions. Tax Inheritance Tax: How paying into child's pension could reduce bill & be grossed up by £720 News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53573/inheritance-tax-how-paying-into-childamp039s-pension-could-reduce-bill-ampamp-be-grossed-up-by-amppound720 You can give a non-tax payer £2880 which would be grossed up to £3,600 with basic rate tax relief. Tax Bank of Estonia: Pension reform to bring pressure for tax increase with it News Aggregation Team Monday, November 11, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53550/bank-of-estonia-pension-reform-to-bring-pressure-for-tax-increase-with-it Earlier this fall, the Bank of Estonia drew up an impact analysis of changes to the system of mandatory funded pensions in which it assessed the short- and long-term impacts of the planned change. Tax Altmann's plans for a new pension tax system News Aggregation Team Friday, November 08, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53539/altmannamp039s-plans-for-a-new-pension-tax-system Baroness Altmann said these unintended consequences must be addressed quickly. Tax Adviser dismisses govt's plans for doctors’ pension tax News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 07, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53522/adviser-dismisses-govtamp039s-plans-for-doctorsamprsquo-pension-tax Introduced in 2016, the tapered annual allowance gradually reduces the allowance for those on high incomes Tax Most over 50s don't discuss IHT with their adviser News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 07, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53525/most-over-50s-donamp039t-discuss-iht-with-their-adviser According to Time Investments IFAs thought there were several barriers to investors seeking advice around their IHT planning. Tax Pension tax petition closes early News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 05, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53478/pension-tax-petition-closes-early The government stated: “All petitions now have to close at 00:01am on 6 November." Tax Own a small business? Here’s your year-end tax planning game plan News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 05, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53480/own-a-small-business-hereamprsquos-your-year-end-tax-planning-game-plan The good news is you can extend your 2019 return until well into next year Tax Pensions minister dismisses 'quick fix' for tax anomaly News Aggregation Team Friday, November 01, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53436/pensions-minister-dismisses-amp039quick-fixamp039-for-tax-anomaly The issue concerns members of pension schemes who don't pay income tax but miss out on the basic rate tax relief granted to others in that situation. Tax Pension tax refunds reach £55m News Aggregation Team Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53405/pension-tax-refunds-reach-amppound55m Pension freedom rules mean those aged over 55 no longer have to purchase an annuity to access their pension income but can instead enter drawdown, take a cash amount or buy an annuity. Tax National Grid pension deficit rockets to £1.2bn News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53616/national-grid-pension-deficit-rockets-to-amppound12bn In October 2019, the National Grid UK Pension Scheme concluded a £2.8bn buy-in transaction with Rothesay Life. Investments Mandate roundup: Swiss pension fund duo tender briefs via IPE Quest News Aggregation Team Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53620/mandate-roundup-swiss-pension-fund-duo-tender-briefs-via-ipe-quest Their track record should be at least 10 years, but a minimum of 15 years is preferred. Investments CalSTRS downplays equities in revamp of asset allocation News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53603/calstrs-downplays-equities-in-revamp-of-asset-allocation More assets moving to strategies that will hold risk, inflation in check Investments Making property as boring as pensions News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53606/making-property-as-boring-as-pensions The additional issue is that this rhetoric supports the idea that property is the best asset to invest in to retire. Investments Danish pension fund awards Nordea sustainable mandate News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53608/danish-pension-fund-awards-nordea-sustainable-mandate The pension fund selected Nordea following public tender where it received 17 offers. Investments Ageing population makes income the 'future of investing' News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53610/ageing-population-makes-income-the-amp039future-of-investingamp039 Mr Hay said this was a need “not well served” by the market at the moment, adding Baillie Gifford had launched the fund last year in response to client demand for income. Investments Large London association becomes latest to leave sector pension scheme News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53585/large-london-association-becomes-latest-to-leave-sector-pension-scheme Metropolitan Thames Valley has become the latest major housing association to quit the sector’s Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS). Investments A record US$173 billion is flowing from Korea into riskier assets News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53588/a-record-us173-billion-is-flowing-from-korea-into-riskier-assets Korean investors are joining peers around the world in putting more money in alternative assets as equity and bond returns sag. Investments Link Group enters UK market News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53589/link-group-enters-uk-market Link Group announced it has entered the UK pensions market, forming a strategic global partnership with a UK-based pension platform. Investments Canadian Pension Scheme CDPQ Earmarks More Cash for Infrastructure News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53594/canadian-pension-scheme-cdpq-earmarks-more-cash-for-infrastructure CDPQ's infrastructure business has already grown threefold over the last five years Investments Scottish Widows flags pension shortfall for women entrepreneurs News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53582/scottish-widows-flags-pension-shortfall-for-women-entrepreneurs The research was carried out online by YouGov across a total of 5,036 nationally representative adults in April 2019. Research Survey reveals that pensions tax needs simplifying News Aggregation Team Monday, November 04, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53460/survey-reveals-that-pensions-tax-needs-simplifying 69% want the Tapered Annual Allowance to be abolished even if this means a reduction in the general annual allowance. Research FTSE 350 pension deficit falls as uncertainty continues News Aggregation Team Monday, November 04, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53464/ftse-350-pension-deficit-falls-as-uncertainty-continues The total deficit of defined benefit pension schemes at FTSE 350 firms decreased from £50bn to £41bn over October, according to consultancy Mercer’s pensions risk survey. Research Is your workplace pension a top performer? News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53193/is-your-workplace-pension-a-top-performer The figures were compiled in a new report by Corporate Adviser, the financial magazine, of which The Times has had an exclusive preview. Research Budget 2020: Pensions increase for fifth straight year News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53165/budget-2020-pensions-increase-for-fifth-straight-year The tax-free maximum threshold will also be raised, thus ensuring that all government pensions remain tax-free. Research My 3 tips to double your State Pension and avoid pension poverty News Aggregation Team Monday, October 14, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53153/my-3-tips-to-double-your-state-pension-and-avoid-pension-poverty Even if you can only afford a few pounds a week, it is better than nothing and will make a significant impact over the long term. Research Advisers predict fall in 'pension pot' landlords News Aggregation Team Friday, October 11, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53146/advisers-predict-fall-in-amp039pension-potamp039-landlords 54% of advisers believe there is lower interest in being a landlord into retirement compared to 12 months ago. Research More than 4million women warned to check state pension for 'little known' boost News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 09, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53088/more-than-4million-women-warned-to-check-state-pension-for-amp039little-knownamp039-boost Newly-retired women are being urged to check whether they could be entitled to extra money in their pension - dating back decades Research Retirement Resilience – taking the reins and having more control over your pension pot News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 09, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53089/retirement-resilience-ampndash-taking-the-reins-and-having-more-control-over-your-pension-pot Saving for retirement is one of our greatest financial priorities, especially as life expectancy is growing and retirements are likely to last longer. Research Newly retired women urged to check for little-known State Pension boost News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 09, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53101/newly-retired-women-urged-to-check-for-little-known-state-pension-boost Women should check if they paid “married woman’s stamp” any time in the past 35 years. Research Reputational risk drives ESG at pension funds more than at other investors News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53584/reputational-risk-drives-esg-at-pension-funds-more-than-at-other-investors The survey, which was of senior executives directly involved in or influencing asset allocation decisions, also sought to delve into factors holding back ESG adoption. ESG Canada’s CPPIB Doubles Renewables Investment News Aggregation Team Monday, November 11, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53558/canadaamprsquos-cppib-doubles-renewables-investment Fund boosts renewable energy investments 100-fold since 2016. ESG Thailand pension fund to integrate ESG criteria into equity investments in 2020 News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 05, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53469/thailand-pension-fund-to-integrate-esg-criteria-into-equity-investments-in-2020 By the first quarter of 2020, GPF targets to use an ESG lens for all of our investments in the Thai market across equity classes including real estate, private equity and infrastructure,” he says in a statement on November 1. ESG Green Coalition: Pension Plans Miss Billions by Not Divesting from Fossil Fuels News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 05, 2019 12:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53482/green-coalition-pension-plans-miss-billions-by-not-divesting-from-fossil-fuels Environmental groups say CalPERS, CalSTRS, and Colorado PERA missed $19 billion by keeping fossil fuel stocks in their portfolios. ESG Stopping Global Warming Will Cost $50 Trillion: Morgan Stanley Report News Aggregation Team Friday, October 25, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53336/stopping-global-warming-will-cost-50-trillion-morgan-stanley-report Carbon capture and storage, which Morgan Stanley says is the only viable option for reducing emissions from coal-fired plants ESG Pensions sector edges towards a global climate role News Aggregation Team Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53203/pensions-sector-edges-towards-a-global-climate-role At the same time, gloomier analysts warn that a great recession is coming and that the authorities lack the tools needed in order to mount an effective response. ESG ESG Hardliners Blacklist $16 Trillion U.S. Treasuries Market News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53181/esg-hardliners-blacklist-16-trillion-us-treasuries-market French civil-service pension among funds to boycott Treasuries ESG MPs urged to support environmentally-friendly default pensions News Team Wednesday, October 09, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53099/mps-urged-to-support-environmentally-friendly-default-pensions The number of UK workers saving into a pension scheme has risen to a record high – 84% ESG Asset owners allocating more to ESG – survey News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 08, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53083/asset-owners-allocating-more-to-esg-ampndash-survey One of the biggest issues highlighted in the survey and at the summit was the lack of quality data. ESG States Take Lead on ESG Investment Regulations While Feds Stand Still News Aggregation Team Friday, October 04, 2019 1:00 am http://pension-managers.com/article/53049/states-take-lead-on-esg-investment-regulations-while-feds-stand-still The approach may seem unusual for those familiar with the European and Japanese regulatory approach to scaling up sustainable investment. ESG