In our final webinar in our Risk Transfer – under the spotlight series, James Mullins will be joined by Richard Wellard and Kieran Mistry to explore what all risk cover is and if you need it. Some insurers will cover the risk that, years after buy-out has been completed, it comes to light that members’ pensions weren’t quite insured correctly or
In our third webinar in our Risk Transfer – under the spotlight series, James Mullins will be joined by Michael Abramson and Jonathan Hazlett (Open Trustees Ltd). More and more pension schemes are entering Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment and are then going on to insure benefits higher than PPF compensation. This is a complex but important area, where trustee decisions and
A buy-out should be good news. So why will members be worried when they hear about it? And what does that mean for your chances of everything going smoothly? How you talk to members affects what they do. Whether that’s making better choices in a de-risking exercise, or steering clear of a scam. Something as simple as your choice
In our first webinar in our Risk Transfer – under the spotlight series, James Mullins will be joined by Uzma Nazir from Pensions Insurance Corporation and Michael Abramson to discuss how insurers prioritise buy-in and buy-out quotations. Insurers receive many buy-in/buy-out quote requests each week. And with limited people resource, the insurers need to decide which quotations to give precedence to.
83% of those approaching, or in, retirement now do their banking online. So why is so little available online when it comes to their DB pension? While the world around us becomes increasingly digital, pensions administration seems to be standing still. We surveyed 1,000 DB members to understand their needs and challenges when it comes to their pension. The results
Recent developments from the industry mean that schemes should be looking to make progress on GMP equalisation. This webinar will give you a practical overview of these developments and will cover: Overall industry progress, what has come out and what we are still waiting on. Options around member data, in the context of the recent PASA “Guidance on Data”. Setting post-equalisation
Deciding when and how to de-risk is still a huge challenge for trustees. One question trustees and sponsoring employers often ask us is whether doing a series of buy-ins over time, or waiting to complete a single buy-out transaction, is the most beneficial approach for their pension scheme. According to our recent survey of 100 trustees of DB pension schemes, 47% are
On 30 April, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) published their 2020 Annual Funding Statement for trustees and sponsors of defined benefit pension schemes. Register for our webinar on 18 May where our experts, alongside David Fairs from TPR, will share the key messages from the Statement and what this means for your scheme. This will be followed by a Q&A session. This year’s Statement