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LifeSight embraces PLSA Retirement Living Standards

Helping individuals set a realistic goal for their retirement has long been a major hurdle between savers and a good standard of living in retirement....

The changing face of employer workplace pensions

The first half of 2020 has seen huge change in the way we live our lives in the UK, with changes in the way we...

The impact of Covid-19

We have quickly become used to the new lexicon of Covid-19 that we deal with every day, epidemiology, viral load, pandemic, and closer to home...

LifeSight Appoints Richard Everitt as Head of Implementations

LONDON, 15 May 2019 – LifeSight, Willis Towers Watson’s DC master trust, has appointed Richard Everitt as Head of Implementations. Richard has joined LifeSight’s Client...

Carillion Pension Scheme moves Defined Contribution members into LifeSight Master Trust

LONDON, 30th April 2019 – Carillion Pension Scheme has moved its Defined Contribution (DC) members into the LifeSight master trust, which was the first to...

LifeSight secures first master trust authorisation

  The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has authorised the first master trust as part of new laws to implement tougher standards in the market. Master trust...

LifeSight named as the first master trust to be authorised by the Pensions Regulator

LONDON, 20 February 2019 – LifeSight has been named as the first master trust to gain authorisation following a successful application to the Pensions Regulator....

2019 Predictions

With 2018 now firmly behind us, it’s time to dust of the crystal ball and start thinking about what next year might have in store....

LifeSight appoints Milan Makhecha as Head of Sales

Makhecha joins from Aon where he had responsibility for the firm’s DC Solutions sales and marketing strategy. London, 3rd January 2019 – LifeSight, Willis Towers...

LifeSight appoints Caroline Fawcett to its Board of Trustees

LifeSight, Willis Towers Watson’s UK DC master trust, today announces the appointment of Caroline Fawcett as its new trustee. Caroline replaces Gill Barr, who stepped...

LifeSight the first master trust to apply to Pensions Regulator for authorisation

LifeSight has confirmed that it submitted its application for master trust authorisation to the Pensions Regulator (tPR), in October. Commenting on news that it was...

LifeSight Adopts ESG Strategy for UK DC Master Trust

LifeSight, Willis Towers Watson’s UK defined contribution (DC) master trust, has announced it will be allocating around half of the Equity investments within the default...

How online innovation can lead to a better retirement

With the busy and often stressful lives we lead today, it’s understandable that people put off considering what they will do when that last day...

The changing retirement needs of the workforce

Preparing to work for longer is increasingly a part of life for most – but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. With trying to make short-term...

LifeSight wins Schroder’s Leading Innovation award

We still have another few months left before we officially bid farewell to 2018, but it’s already been a great year for us here at...

LifeSight appoints Mark Bennett to capitalise on growth in master trust market

London, 25 September 2018 – LifeSight, Willis Towers Watson’s master trust, announces the appointment of Mark Bennett as Director of Sales to drive growth and...

Auto-enrolment contribution rate rise – a blessing or a curse?

The first workplace pensions were given to nurses in 1874 and we have come a long way since then. Schemes for civil servants, police and...

Men prioritise saving for retirement, whilst women place more importance on paying off debt

London, 3rd July 2018 – 35% of women believe they will continue to work past the age of 70 in comparison to just 29% of...

Mind the pensions gap: how to even the savings playing field

The gender pay gap has finally been getting some of the recognition it deserves. But the issues, sadly, don’t end there. James Brown’s iconic lyrics...

Retirement security increasingly important to Brits, but saving for it is not financial priority

London – 3 May 2018 – Retirement security has become a more important issue to over two thirds (67%) of UK employees over the last...

Number of Brits expecting to retire in their 70s doubles

London, 22 March 2018 – The number of employees that expect to work past the age of 70 has nearly doubled in seven years, from...

LifeSight wins Innovation category at Pensions Age Awards

London, 09 March 2018 – LifeSight, Willis Towers Watson’s UK defined contribution (DC) master trust, was named winner of this year’s Innovation award at the...