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The PPI undertakes sponsored research provided that the research is within the PPI’s charitable objective, the PPI has the capability and the capacity to undertake the research and the research sponsor or sponsors are happy for the final research to be published.

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Retirement funding: analysis of retirement income patterns

From April 2015, as part of the Coalition Government’s ‘Freedom and Choice’ reforms, UK citizens aged 55 and over have been allowed to access money they have saved into their pension in whatever way...

03 NOV 2015

Automatic Enrolment contribution scenarios post 2017

The TUC sponsored the PPI to model a selection of scenarios that vary contribution levels and methods of increasing contributions, and to consider their impact upon aspects such as the size of the...

01 NOV 2015

Modelling Collective Defined Contribution Schemes

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) sponsored the PPI to develop a Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) model to look at a potential CDC scheme under different assumptions to determine...

01 NOV 2015

Comparison of the regulatory frameworks for DC pensions

The implementation of automatic enrolment and the introduction of new pension flexibilities have meant an increased role for regulators to ensure that new policies work to the benefit of pension...

22 OCT 2015

The Future Book: unravelling workplace pensions 2015 Edition

The Future Book is the first edition of an annual PPI publication, commissioned by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, which sets out available data on the Defined Contribution (DC) landscape,...

08 OCT 2015

Comparison of pension outcomes under EET and TEE tax treatment

In the Budget of 8 July 2015, the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced a consultation into the use of tax relief to “strengthen the incentive to save” for retirement. This report forms part of the...

03 OCT 2015

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