Managers of Wealth - Pensions http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/ Tue, 13 Apr 2021 07:26:25 BST part of MediaG8way Group http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/ http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/assets/images/logo.png Managers of Wealth - Pensions KohanaPHP Save an extra £11 a month and boost your pension by 25pc News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60242/save-an-extra-amppound11-a-month-and-boost-your-pension-by-25pc Average person retires with an £8,000 pension shortfall Pensions Blog: Can new DB transfer guidance prevent another British Steel? News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60177/blog-can-new-db-transfer-guidance-prevent-another-british-steel Much attention has been given to the FCA’s finalised guidance on what constitutes best practice for transfer specialists. Pensions Pensions savings can fund Africa eco-plans News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60124/pensions-savings-can-fund-africa-eco-plans These efforts resulted to the first of such collaboration which was the Danish Microfinance Partners that was a $D90 million fund that invests in micro financing institutions in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Pensions Pension: Extra £100 in monthly contributions could boost pot by £15,288 over a decade News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60039/pension-extra-amppound100-in-monthly-contributions-could-boost-pot-by-amppound15288-over-a-decade PENSION contributions are a monthly occurrence for many, and according to new analysis, a slight increase in pension saving could result in a significant boost to one's retirement fund. Pensions Divorce and your retirement savings in South Africa News Aggregation Team Monday, March 15, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60029/divorce-and-your-retirement-savings-in-south-africa A pension interest distinguishes between pension interest in a retirement annuity fund Pensions Pension funds drive strong year-end performance for German Spezialfonds News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60009/pension-funds-drive-strong-year-end-performance-for-german-spezialfonds Special funds allocated €467bn in other investment funds in the euro-zone in 2020. Pensions PLSA IC 2021: UK pension schemes ‘ahead of the rest of the world’ on climate change News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59997/plsa-ic-2021-uk-pension-schemes-amplsquoahead-of-the-rest-of-the-worldamprsquo-on-climate-change “The sunset of fossil fuels will be long and complex,” Hyat warned. Pensions PensionsEurope partners with ITN to co-produce pensions show News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59886/pensionseurope-partners-with-itn-to-co-produce-pensions-show PensionsEurope wants to increase awareness as the UK and Europe population is increasing rapidly. Pensions Pension entitlements at 290.8% of GDP News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59818/pension-entitlements-at-2908-of-gdp Most of Malta’s pension entitlements were accumulated by members of the social security pension system Pensions Australia sweeps pension market rankings News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59780/australia-sweeps-pension-market-rankings Australia is one of the seven nations that accounted for 92% of pension assets out of 22 countries analysed. Pensions Keith Richards steps down as PFS chief executive News Aggregation Team Tuesday, April 06, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60214/keith-richards-steps-down-as-pfs-chief-executive Richards is stepping down as CEO after almost eight years at the helm. Executive Moves Hymans Robertson promotes Shabna Islam to lead DC role News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60174/hymans-robertson-promotes-shabna-islam-to-lead-dc-role The UK pensions and actuarial consulting market currently commands combined revenues of around £2.5 billion, with that number likely to rise further in the near future. Executive Moves China’s $1 trillion wealth fund shuffles some leadership roles News Aggregation Team Friday, March 26, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60140/chinaamprsquos-1-trillion-wealth-fund-shuffles-some-leadership-roles The personnel changes come after CIC revamped its investment committees earlier this year to improve how it allocates assets in overseas markets. Executive Moves Westbridge Ssas makes hires in expansion drive News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60043/westbridge-ssas-makes-hires-in-expansion-drive He has also previously held senior executive roles at Rowanmoor Ssas, Axa Wealth and Winterthur. Executive Moves Renowned scheme actuary joins Barnett Waddingham News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59919/renowned-scheme-actuary-joins-barnett-waddingham During his 30 year career with Mercer, Ali has also held a number of management and professional leadership responsibilities Executive Moves Annette Mosman makes history as APG’s first female CEO News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59878/annette-mosman-makes-history-as-apgamprsquos-first-female-ceo Mosman is also Treasurer of the Dutch Olympic Committee and on the supervisory boards of AFC Ajax and anti-cancer charity KWF Kankerbestrijding. Executive Moves Cammack Retirement Group Joins CAPTRUST News Team Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59805/cammack-retirement-group-joins-captrust CAPTRUST Surpasses Half a Trillion Dollars in Assets and Adds Location in NYC Executive Moves KPMG's former pension practice expands with new partner appointments News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59741/kpmgamp039s-former-pension-practice-expands-with-new-partner-appointments The business now employs more than 30 people across offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh Executive Moves PTL appoint Actuary Joanne Fairburn as Client Director News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 02, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59650/ptl-appoint-actuary-joanne-fairburn-as-client-director She brings extensive experience, gained both as an adviser and in-house, and a commitment to innovation and high standards of governance. Executive Moves Xafinity Sipp bolsters team with hire from Embark News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 02, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59654/xafinity-sipp-bolsters-team-with-hire-from-embark The shockwaves of the first lockdown hit both market confidence and the practicalities for advisers managing complex client transactions. Executive Moves Unregulated relationships should make Sipp firms nervous after Carey News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60254/unregulated-relationships-should-make-sipp-firms-nervous-after-carey In the Court of Appeal ruling, the judge said CLP’s recommendation of a storage pod investment to Adams “carried with it advice that he transfer out of his Friends Life policy and put the money into a Carey Sipp”. Legal,Regulation & Compliance STM 'minimised' exposure to historic Carey Pensions issues News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60240/stm-amp039minimisedamp039-exposure-to-historic-carey-pensions-issues The Pensions Ombudsman confirmed it will reopen its investigations into Carey Pensions claims following the Court of Appeal's latest ruling against the SIPP operator. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Pension schemes seeking RPI/CPIH judicial review News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60243/pension-schemes-seeking-rpicpih-judicial-review The trustees had previously been granted more time to apply for a judicial review, having issued a joint application for a six-week deadline earlier this year. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Government needs to U-turn on minimum pension age change, argues Quilter News Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60245/government-needs-to-u-turn-on-minimum-pension-age-change-argues-quilter It was argued in the latest government’s consultation that increasing the NMPA reflected increases in longevity and changing expectations of how long we will remain in work and in retirement. Legal,Regulation & Compliance TPO upholds delayed pension payment complaint against Aviva News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60247/tpo-upholds-delayed-pension-payment-complaint-against-aviva The schemes trustee was actually Dalriada Trustees Limited, as the employer had gone into receivership in 2012. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Opperman warns on pension scams in new tax year News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60228/opperman-warns-on-pension-scams-in-new-tax-year In a recent meeting with Google, Opperman urged the tech giant to use its powers to verify advertisers and stop online scammers using their site to promote fake adverts. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Govt launches consultation on TPS changes News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60231/govt-launches-consultation-on-tps-changes A school would become an accepted phased withdrawal school on the first day of the month after a successful application was made. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Super contribution and pension caps are set to increase! News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60234/super-contribution-and-pension-caps-are-set-to-increase The employer’s contribution rate of 9.5% is also set to increase, to 10.0% from 1 July, and then to 10.5% from 1/7/22, 11.0% from 1/7/23, 11.5% from 1/7/24 and finally to 12.0% from 1/7/25. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Check out our New UK Pensions Regulation Hub News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60237/check-out-our-new-uk-pensions-regulation-hub Regulator issues draft guidance on policing new criminal offences Legal,Regulation & Compliance Dutch pension funds not transparent enough on costs – regulator News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60220/dutch-pension-funds-not-transparent-enough-on-costs-ampndash-regulator The regulator based its conclusions on an investigation of the 2019 annual reports of 166 pension funds. It found reporting mistakes with 90 of these funds. Legal,Regulation & Compliance Pressure mounts on tech giants to curb online pension scams News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60241/pressure-mounts-on-tech-giants-to-curb-online-pension-scams Minister calls for crackdown following multiple fraud bids via Google and other popular sites FinTech Digital solutions increase pension member engagement by 30% News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60227/digital-solutions-increase-pension-member-engagement-by-30 Digital solutions that involve members and ‘nudge’ them towards interacting with their pension are a huge step forward in engaging individuals FinTech a.s.r. takes important step for future pension system News Team Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60215/asr-takes-important-step-for-future-pension-system In the collaboration with Keylane, a.s.r. found the right supplier to build a modern, centralised platform with integrated employer and advisor portals and one portal for the a.s.r. participant. FinTech Voya Enhances myHealthMoney Digital Assistant News Aggregation Team Tuesday, April 06, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60207/voya-enhances-myhealthmoney-digital-assistant The tool now includes personalized recommendations for health benefit decisions. FinTech Pension funds and insurance firms alive to Bitcoin investment proposal News Aggregation Team Monday, April 05, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60190/pension-funds-and-insurance-firms-alive-to-bitcoin-investment-proposal Bitcoin’s appeal among institutional investors is spreading toward insurance firms and life and annuity companies. FinTech Why You Should Consider Bitcoin for Retirement News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 01, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60188/why-you-should-consider-bitcoin-for-retirement Bitcoin provides an ability to make transactions beyond borders, acting as a bridge from one currency to another. FinTech German FinTech Mambu selects Raisin Pension for employees News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60180/german-fintech-mambu-selects-raisin-pension-for-employees The Raisin Pension ETF also provides Mambu and employees with their own pension cockpits through which to track the development of their portfolio and pension entitlements within an online account. FinTech Retirement Leaders' Consortium Chooses SS&C to Support Guaranteed Income Solution News Team Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60071/retirement-leadersamp039-consortium-chooses-ssampampc-to-support-guaranteed-income-solution SS&C's Retirement Income Clearing & Calculation Platform (RICC) streamlines servicing, distribution and portability for revolutionary QDIA product with all recordkeepers FinTech Just Group launches robo-advice service News Aggregation Team Friday, March 12, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60015/just-group-launches-robo-advice-service According to Hub, Mercer has chosen Destination Retirement to provide automated advice to its UK corporate clients. FinTech Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics closes $3.6M for pension funds transparency platform News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59964/fintech-startup-clearglass-analytics-closes-36m-for-pension-funds-transparency-platform ClearGlass is targeting the £1.5 trillion mature “Defined Benefit” pension schemes market and claims to now work with more than 500 DB pension funds. FinTech Pandemic fuels 'all-or-nothing retirement plans' News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60255/pandemic-fuels-amp039all-or-nothing-retirement-plansamp039 Conversely for those that wanted to carry on working full time the figure increased from 38 per cent to 42 per cent. Comment & Analysis Is visualisation the key to encouraging earlier retirement saving? News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60257/is-visualisation-the-key-to-encouraging-earlier-retirement-saving The behavioural science technique could adjust the short-term bias younger people naturally have with their finances Comment & Analysis Surge in people wanting to retire early News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60258/surge-in-people-wanting-to-retire-early The survey found that since the first lockdown men are now more likely to say they want to start a business in their last decades at work but fewer women want to go it alone. Comment & Analysis Your pension, your risk, your choice News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60239/your-pension-your-risk-your-choice How much can you draw from your pension without risking your retirement? Comment & Analysis Secret Pension Fund Manager: Lessons from 30 years of Big Tobacco investing News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60246/secret-pension-fund-manager-lessons-from-30-years-of-big-tobacco-investing In an ESG-driven world, tobacco stocks are out in the cold. But until very recently, Big Tobacco was a core part of mainstream investment portfolios. Our columnist describes his interaction with this controversial sector. Comment & Analysis Unpacking the tricks and traps of the age pension News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60232/unpacking-the-tricks-and-traps-of-the-age-pension Everybody is allowed a certain base level of income and assets, but once you exceed the base level the pension reduces. Comment & Analysis Women could be owed 'lottery-winning' pension sums News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60233/women-could-be-owed-amp039lottery-winningamp039-pension-sums "When I retired in 2003, my state pension was so low - 40p a week - I was told that it would be paid once a year," she told BBC Radio 5 Live. Comment & Analysis 6 things your pension administrator may not be doing News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60236/6-things-your-pension-administrator-may-not-be-doing Healthy employees means healthy savings. Comment & Analysis Lack of DB pension member knowledge prompts scam concerns News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60216/lack-of-db-pension-member-knowledge-prompts-scam-concerns It also highlighted the findings as an “important reminder” for trustees and employers, emphasising the need to review what they currently provide to engage and support members, and “crucially” to establish if they need to do more Comment & Analysis 58% of part-time employees have workplace pensions News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60218/58-of-part-time-employees-have-workplace-pensions The division is less stark among full-time workers, with 83.5% of private sector employees enrolled in a scheme, compared to 93.7% of public sector staff. Comment & Analysis Sting in tax tail for British expat voters News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60251/sting-in-tax-tail-for-british-expat-voters Salter added: "It can be very difficult to break one's domicile of origin for example if one is born in the UK of UK parents. Tax Pandemic has delayed important tax planning decisions according to advisers News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60259/pandemic-has-delayed-important-tax-planning-decisions-according-to-advisers More than half of advisers (53%) polled also said they had clients who could benefit from tax efficient investments but had not yet engaged with them on the topic. Tax HMRC updates pension tax rules - check if your schemes are based overseas now News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60238/hmrc-updates-pension-tax-rules-check-if-your-schemes-are-based-overseas-now Pension plans based abroad can only receive a UK tax-free transfer from a registered pension scheme if it’s a qualifying recognised overseas pension scheme (QROPS). Tax Take home at least £32,870 in tax free income per year in retirement News Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60225/take-home-at-least-amppound32870-in-tax-free-income-per-year-in-retirement Being aware of and making full use of the allowances available can save a retiree a substantial amount of tax money over the long term. Tax 14 important tax year changes that kick in this April from pensions to Universal Credit News Aggregation Team Tuesday, April 06, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60202/14-important-tax-year-changes-that-kick-in-this-april-from-pensions-to-universal-credit The new tax year begins on Tuesday with a bigger than usual set of changes to income taxes, personal allowances, pensions, Universal Credit and statutory sick pay. Here's what to expect Tax When does the UK tax year start and end? 2021/2022 dates explained News Aggregation Team Tuesday, April 06, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60208/when-does-the-uk-tax-year-start-and-end-20212022-dates-explained The current 2020-2021 tax year comes to an end on April 5 with the new tax year for 2021-2022 starting on April 6. Tax A new dispensation and a potential retirement fund tax bomb for emigrants from South Africa News Team Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60169/a-new-dispensation-and-a-potential-retirement-fund-tax-bomb-for-emigrants-from-south-africa The wording of the proposal is unclear and no definitive date for implementation of the proposal is provided. Tax Lockdown pension dippers face tax trap News Team Tuesday, March 30, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60164/lockdown-pension-dippers-face-tax-trap Withdrawals from a pension product will not be possible until you reach age 55. Tax Pension tax relief issues need to be fixed 'urgently' News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60126/pension-tax-relief-issues-need-to-be-fixed-amp039urgentlyamp039 Tom Selby, senior analyst at AJ Bell, said the government needed to fix this as a matter of urgency as low earners and women were missing out. Tax Anticipation of changes to tax relief on pensions proves unfounded News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60131/anticipation-of-changes-to-tax-relief-on-pensions-proves-unfounded No changes to the fundamentals of the pensions tax regime have been announced or flagged. Tax Canada Pension to Partner RMZ to Build Offices in Southern India News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60248/canada-pension-to-partner-rmz-to-build-offices-in-southern-india Brookfield Asset Management last year agreed to buy RMZ’s commercial properties for $2 billion, the biggest real estate deal in India. Investments Financial Market – In the market, you get what you pay for – Sentinel and Enterprise News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60249/financial-market-ampndash-in-the-market-you-get-what-you-pay-for-ampndash-sentinel-and-enterprise Witness the holy grail of retirement plans, the 401(k). Investments PensionBee valued at £346m ahead of IPO News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60252/pensionbee-valued-at-amppound346m-ahead-of-ipo The company will now offer buyers 35.5m new shares as well as the sale of up to 2.8m existing shares by certain small minority shareholders. Investments Billions in pension funds yet to be claimed News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60253/billions-in-pension-funds-yet-to-be-claimed Others are those who might have left their funds prior to the passing of the surplus apportionment law in 2001. Investments Aon sees pension guarantees disappearing from German market News Aggregation Team Friday, April 09, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60244/aon-sees-pension-guarantees-disappearing-from-german-market A reduction of the guarantees means that employers will face challenges when offering occupational pensions to employees, he added. Investments South Africa is sitting with R42 billion in unclaimed pensions – here’s how to search if you are a beneficiary News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60226/south-africa-is-sitting-with-r42-billion-in-unclaimed-pensions-ampndash-hereamprsquos-how-to-search-if-you-are-a-beneficiary The registrar of Pension funds provides a central database on the FSCA website to assist members of the public to ascertain through the search engine if there are any unclaimed benefits due to them. Investments Should you start a pension for your child? News Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60229/should-you-start-a-pension-for-your-child Investing in a child’s future could set them up for more than just a wealthier retirement. Investments Coronavirus: how to protect your pensions and investments News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60217/coronavirus-how-to-protect-your-pensions-and-investments Stock markets around the globe have climbed in the last week Investments Do pension changes affect how much participants save? News Aggregation Team Tuesday, April 06, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60210/do-pension-changes-affect-how-much-participants-save Sticky participant behavior means some public workers face savings shortfalls. Investments Affordability is main barrier to putting a pension in place News Aggregation Team Monday, April 05, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60193/affordability-is-main-barrier-to-putting-a-pension-in-place Some 29pc said they plan to start a pension in the future. Investments Despite global pandemic, corporate pension performance for FY 2020 improves slightly over FY 2019 News Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60235/despite-global-pandemic-corporate-pension-performance-for-fy-2020-improves-slightly-over-fy-2019 PFS pensions end 2020 at 88.4% funded, experience nearly matching growth in both assets and liabilities in 2020 Research The missing link in getting retirement message to the masses News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60224/the-missing-link-in-getting-retirement-message-to-the-masses This all serves as a good reminder of the need to advocate flexibility in retirement planning — for contingency plans, as well as earlier and better financial planning. Research Research finds most Brits do not trust financial advisers News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60045/research-finds-most-brits-do-not-trust-financial-advisers Three quarters of Britons also said independent financial advice was too expensive. Research Report highlights huge gender pension gap News Team Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60010/report-highlights-huge-gender-pension-gap The OECD wants governmental action too, by demanding there are increases in the levels of retirement incomes for women. Research Banks, pensions, and sovereign funds fail to achieve gender balance, finds OMFIF News Aggregation Team Monday, March 08, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59977/banks-pensions-and-sovereign-funds-fail-to-achieve-gender-balance-finds-omfif More financial institutions are recognising gender equality as an opportunity, with McKinsey predicting that promoting parity between genders could unlock as much as USD13 trillion in global output by 2030. Research How much do you need in retirement? News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59960/how-much-do-you-need-in-retirement The increased retirement budgets were also due to more retirees choosing to spend money to alleviate the lockdown boredom. Research ‘Inadequate preparation’ for IORP II at many Irish schemes – survey News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59817/amplsquoinadequate-preparationamprsquo-for-iorp-ii-at-many-irish-schemes-ampndash-survey But 73% of DB and 57% of DC schemes had discussed the potential effects of the directive on the scheme with their sponsoring employer. Research Would you take less pay, smaller pension for better lifestyle? News Aggregation Team Thursday, December 24, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59241/would-you-take-less-pay-smaller-pension-for-better-lifestyle Maybe do your job from a place of your choosing for your family in a nicer, laid back community? Research Irish Examiner view: Time we had fair pension for all News Aggregation Team Friday, December 11, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59093/irish-examiner-view-time-we-had-fair-pension-for-all It is only a matter of time before the qualifying age for State pensions is increased, a measure that will have no impact on public sector workers but one with profound implications for many private-sector workers. Research Survey Shows Acceleration of Sustainable Investing News Team Friday, December 04, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/58985/survey-shows-acceleration-of-sustainable-investing The survey gathered insights from 425 investors in 27 countries Research World’s Top Pension Fund Treads Water as ESG Picks Up Pace News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60250/worldamprsquos-top-pension-fund-treads-water-as-esg-picks-up-pace Japan’s GPIF has been constrained by stricter legal restraints ESG World’s top pension fund treads water News Aggregation Team Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60256/worldamprsquos-top-pension-fund-treads-water While its peers around the world have cut fossil-fuel investments and threatened to pull funds from firms that fail to meet ethical standards, the GPIF, constrained by stricter legal restraints ESG Pensions industry ‘thoroughly’ welcomes TPR’s Climate Change Strategy News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 08, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60230/pensions-industry-amplsquothoroughlyamprsquo-welcomes-tpramprsquos-climate-change-strategy Lincoln Pensions managing director, Michael Bushnell, said the firm “thoroughly welcomed” TPR’s recognition that integration of covenant, actuarial and investment risk is key to successful outcomes. ESG UK pensions regulator warns pension schemes on climate disclosures News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60219/uk-pensions-regulator-warns-pension-schemes-on-climate-disclosures The Pensions Regulator said it was calling on scheme trustees to protect pensions savers from climate risk ESG Ignoring climate change risks savers retirements News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 07, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60223/ignoring-climate-change-risks-savers-retirements The regulator says these disclosures represent compliance with the basics on climate change. ESG LGIM DC business and L&G Master Trust commit to net zero News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60175/lgim-dc-business-and-lampampg-master-trust-commit-to-net-zero These targets are designed to reflect the beginning of alignment with the Paris Agreement goal to limit warming to 1.5C and will be reviewed "periodically" in-line with the best available science-based approaches and industry practice. ESG Canada Pension-backed firm joins up for giant Spanish solar power pipeline News Aggregation Team Monday, March 29, 2021 1:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60154/canada-pension-backed-firm-joins-up-for-giant-spanish-solar-power-pipeline Renewable Power Capital sets seal on joint venture with developer Benbros to develop over 3.4GW project pipeline in southern European country ESG Climate Chaos: NGOs Name Top Banks Who Put $3.8 Trillion Into Fossil Fuels News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60121/climate-chaos-ngos-name-top-banks-who-put-38-trillion-into-fossil-fuels In Europe, British bank Barclays was the biggest fossil fuel backer ESG Govt concerned about pension trustees' grasp of social factors News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60132/govt-concerned-about-pension-trusteesamp039-grasp-of-social-factors “There is a concern that trustees are ill-equipped to deal with financially material social factors in their investments,” Opperman warned. ESG Call for Evidence launched on Social element of ESG investing News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60113/call-for-evidence-launched-on-social-element-of-esg-investing In February 2021, the Minister wrote to 40 of the largest schemes seeking information about their ESG policies and stewardship practices. ESG Covid boost for pension funds News Aggregation Team Monday, March 22, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/60085/covid-boost-for-pension-funds That would be enough to reduce the deficits of many schemes. Covid-19 Covid-19 pandemic impacts retirement plans News Aggregation Team Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59583/covid-19-pandemic-impacts-retirement-plans Despite the pension fund growth, the impact of the pandemic on the economy and people’s everyday finances, along with falling annuity incomes, will mean that those set to retire soon may not have as much in their pension fund as they expected. Covid-19 Workplace Stress During COVID-19: 5 Ways to Support Your Employees’ Mental Well-being News Team Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59588/workplace-stress-during-covid-19-5-ways-to-support-your-employeesamprsquo-mental-well-being Taking care of your mental well-being is essential to staying healthy, staying resilient and moving your business forward. Covid-19 Pension schemes urged to avoid 'over-reacting' to impact of Covid-19 News Aggregation Team Friday, December 11, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59091/pension-schemes-urged-to-avoid-amp039over-reactingamp039-to-impact-of-covid-19 The risk settlement market is set to achieve more than £50bn this year, and the insurer expects similar results next year. Covid-19 Pension UK: COVID-19 disrupts retirement plans of older workers News Aggregation Team Monday, December 07, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/59000/pension-uk-covid-19-disrupts-retirement-plans-of-older-workers Pension saving is an important action for those accelerating towards their retirement. But unfortunately, the effects of the ongoing pandemic have caused disruption for many. Covid-19 Toxic side effects of coronavirus weaken global pension systems News Aggregation Team Monday, November 30, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/58893/toxic-side-effects-of-coronavirus-weaken-global-pension-systems Retirement schemes fear resurgent inflation and stuttering economic recovery Covid-19 Redundant workers offered free pension advice News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/58719/redundant-workers-offered-free-pension-advice Workers made redundant in Newtown as a result of the Covid-19 situation and economically are being offered free advice about their pensions. Covid-19 Covid jobs crisis could have lasting impact on young people's pensions News Aggregation Team Monday, November 16, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/58682/covid-jobs-crisis-could-have-lasting-impact-on-young-peopleamp039s-pensions New figures show only a few years out of the workforce can have a big effect on a retirement fund Covid-19 Why cashing in a pension pot as Covid bites should be a last resort News Aggregation Team Monday, November 16, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/58688/why-cashing-in-a-pension-pot-as-covid-bites-should-be-a-last-resort It has become a quick fix for more over-55s, but it can come at a high price in retirement, writes Shane Hickey Covid-19 More than 5.5m workers cut or stop their pension contributions due to impact of coronavirus and lockdown News Aggregation Team Sunday, November 08, 2020 12:00 am http://pensions.managersofwealth.com/article/58577/more-than-55m-workers-cut-or-stop-their-pension-contributions-due-to-impact-of-coronavirus-and-lockdown They are a third more likely to work in a sector shut down during lockdowns, a study from the Institute for Fiscal Studies estimates. 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