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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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The impact of DC asset pooling: International evidence

In recent years there has been much discussion concerning the benefits of pooling assets for investment. For the most part, this has focused on Defined Benefit schemes or the potential of Collective...

08 NOV 2017

Who pays the piper? An international comparison of employer and employee contributions to DC pensions

This report commissioned by NOW: Pensions explores different factors related to, and country experiences of, employer/employee contribution balances. The UK scenario is compared to countries that...

13 OCT 2017

The Future Book: unravelling workplace pensions 2017 edition

The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI), commissioned by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, is publishing the third edition of its annual DC compendium, “The Future Book”, setting out available data on...

05 OCT 2017

Policies for increasing long-term saving of the self-employed

This report is sponsored by Old Mutual Wealth and looks at recent trends in self-employment to consider alternative policy options for increasing the long-term savings level of the self-employed,...

02 OCT 2017

An analysis of the retirement savers in the Wealth and Assets Survey

The characteristics of savers have evolved alongside the pensions landscape. There have been fundamental changes to the occupational pension scheme landscape in recent time. Private sector employers...

26 JUL 2017

Consumer engagement: the role of policy through the lifecourse

Consumer engagement: the role of policy through the lifecourse is sponsored by the Association of British Insurers (ABI). This is report is the third and final in a series of reports exploring...

19 JUL 2017

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