Retirement income and assets: how can pensions and other financial assets support retirement?

The report is the third in a series of four reports that consider the role of income and assets in supporting retirement.  This seminar was hosted by J. P. Morgan Asset Management who were the sole sponsors of this report.
The seminar was chaired by Peter Thompson, PPI Council member and a Director at BESTrustees and was attended by 63 people representing a range of interests across the pensions and financial sector.

Chris Curry (PPI Research Director) and Daniela Silcock (PPI Policy Researcher) gave an overview of the key findings from the report.  Click here to view the report and here to view the presentation.

Mark Hoban MP (Conservative MP for Fareham and Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury) gave the Conservative Party’s perspective on the challenges faced by policymakers in the field of retirement income.

Jasper Berens (Director and Head of UK Retail Business at J.P. Morgan Asset Management) gave the industry perspective on the report. Click here to view the presentation from J.P. Morgan.

Caroline Gardner (Member of the Financial Services Authority’s Consumer Panel) gave a consumer perspective.  Click here to view Caroline's presentation.

Click here to download the write-up of the event.

The retirement income and assets series has been sponsored by Age Concern & Help the Aged (Age UK), the Association of British Insurers, The Department for Work and Pensions, the Investment Management Association, JP Morgan Asset Management and Prudential.