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TPR urges schemes to prepare for volatile funding positions
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today urged schemes to be alert to volatile investments and funding positions during the current economic climate.
Wednesday 27th April 2022
Quarter of UK savers fear for retirement prospects
One-quarter of UK workplace pension savers do not believe that their current levels of saving will allow them to get by in retirement, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has found.
Wednesday 20th April 2022
M&A deals result in £33bn of DB pension liabilities changing hands
Almost £33bn of defined benefit (DB) pension liabilities changed hands through major mergers and acquisitions (M&A) last year, which was nearly 24 times the volume recorded over the previous 12 months.
Monday 11th April 2022
Spring statement: National Insurance thresholds to rise by £3,000
National Insurance thresholds will rise by £3,000 to £12,570 in the UK to align with the income tax personal allowance, chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled in his spring statement today.
Wednesday 23rd March 2022
Over-55s failing to take advice before accessing pensions
Less than half of the UK's over-55s are taking financial advice before accessing their pension savings, research from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has uncovered.
Tuesday 22nd March 2022
UK pension schemes remain unsure about dashboard deadlines
Nearly half of pension trustees and managers are not sure when their scheme will link to the UK Pensions Dashboards Programme, a survey by Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has found.
Wednesday 16th March 2022
Pandemic could slash FTSE 100 pension contributions by £5bn
The healthcare impacts of COVID-19 could reduce longer-term contribution requirements for FTSE 100 companies' pension schemes by around £5bn, new analysis has found.
Wednesday 9th March 2022
CMI model reveals small fall in life expectancy
The Continuous Mortality Investigation's (CMI) latest mortality model indicates a small fall in life expectancy among 65-year-olds in England and Wales over the last year.
Wednesday 9th March 2022
Millions of UK workers' pensions adopt net-zero strategies
The pensions of 15 million UK workers have been moved to net-zero carbon investment strategies following the universal adoption of green targets by providers last year, new research has found.
Tuesday 1st March 2022
Global pension assets soar to record $56trn
Institutional pension fund assets in the 22 largest markets (P22) soared to a record $56.6trn (£42trn) at the end of 2021, and have almost doubled over the last decade, new analysis has found.
Wednesday 16th February 2022