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Last month Guy Opperman, the pensions minister, announced the creation of a small-pots working group, tasked with making recommendations for future policy in the area of small deferred pension pots in defined contribution schemes. This follows a Pensions Policy Institute report, sponsored by Now: Pensions and published in July, which examined a number of alternative policy opt ...

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk-factors are becoming an increasingly important part of the investment decisions that UK trustees and pension providers must make. Not only are the financial implications of ESG factors becoming more apparent to UK investors, but regulation is also guiding them in this direction, at some speed. To read the full article please clic ...

The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) is today publishing the sixth edition of its annual Defined Contribution (DC) compendium, The DC Future Book: in association with Columbia Threadneedle Investments (2020 edition). This report sets out available data on the DC landscape alongside commentary, analysis and projections of future trends. To download the full Press Release p ...

The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) is today publishing a Press Release on 'What does COVID-19 mean for the triple lock and State Pension inflation?'. This Briefing Note, authored by Daniela Silcock, Head of Policy Research, explores the potential impact on the Government and on pensioners of moving from a triple lock to a different measure of inflation. To download the ...

The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) is launching a research series to identify practical ways to improve ESG engagement among trustees and contract-based scheme providers. To download the full Press Release please click here. ...

Traditionally, UK price inflation was measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI). However, perceived flaws led to the RPI being dropped in 2013, in favour of the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) which tends to rise more slowly than the RPI. To read the full article please visti the Portfolio Institutional website ...

  The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) is today publishing a Press Release on 'Policy options for tackling the growing number of deferred members with small pots' kindly sponsored by Now: Pensions, Gold Supporting Members of the PPI. This report examines the growing problem of small deferred pension pots and how it might be addressed.   To download the full Press Releas ...

Given the complexity of retirement decisions, many people will find it difficult to make choices that best meet their needs over the course of later life. To read the full article please click here to visit the illuminate website.  ...

Covid-19 will have longer-term impacts on future pension-saving behaviour. Increased unemployment and lower earnings now will reduce the capacity for pension saving, leading to lower long-term incomes. To read the full article please click here to visit the Money Marketing website.  ...

The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) is today publishing How have scams evolved since the introduction of pension freedoms? This Briefing Note explores how many people have fallen victim to pension scams and how limited data and high levels of underreporting restrict clarity on this issue, in addition to how scam activity has evolved since the introduction of pension flexibiliti ...

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