FTSE 350 defined contribution pension scheme survey 2017

FTSE 350 DC pension scheme survey 2017

This is the twelfth edition of our FTSE DC Pension Scheme Survey, and the third to extend coverage to the FTSE350. For this edition, we...

The Savings Psyche Report

The Savings Psyche Report

Even in relatively benign economic conditions, those in employment often struggle to make appropriate choices when it comes to long-term savings. However, continuing long-term fundamental...

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DC auto-enrolment next steps

Since the introduction and popularisation of defined contribution (DC), individuals have had a greater influence over their current and future financial position through choice over...

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Overcoming obstacles

The growth of master trusts in recent months (and years) has been remarkable. In next to no time master trusts have become the choice of...

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Master trusts: The growing trend for outsourcing DC pensions

Master trust DC pension arrangements may have erupted in the UK in the last few years but with all the noise around the proliferation of...

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The Queen’s Speech 2016: The Pensions Bill and the Lifetime Savings Bill

On 18 May, the Queen delivered her 65th speech, outlining the key policies and programmes for the next Parliamentary session. Fiona Matthews and Louise Williamson...

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Retiring later, working longer – why should employers care?

Download the article One out of every five UK pension scheme members expect to work into their 70s, according to research by Willis Towers Watson,...

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Research: Retirement security

The Global Benefits Attitudes Survey interviewed 1,895 UK workers on their retirement plans and found that employees expecting to work longer are less healthy, more...

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Is your business ready for the future of pension provision

In April 2015, the government introduced new pension rules broadening the pension options available to savers in defined contribution (DC) schemes, giving them more freedom...

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Is the pension governance burden finally tipping the scales?

Despite concerns around member outcomes, schemes expect no let-up in pension governance complexity. Alice Evans and Louise Williamson from the LifeSight team reflect on the...

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The Factor 55 Study

An interest in pensions isn’t often attributed to the young. But brand new research reveals that younger employees – particularly those under 35 – have...

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Outsourcing pensions

In the not too distant future, pretty much all private sector employees will exclusively be offered defined contribution (DC) plans for future pension savings. Those...