DC Reports»DC Report 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickWe have just returned from the Christmas holidays, but many employees receiving their annual pension statements in December would not have been feeling festive.

In_the_cloudsWhat is worse than panicking about people not engaging with their DC pension funds? Not panicking about it at all, says Elizabeth Pfeuti.

BirdsElizabeth Pfeuti reports on developments in the at-retirement market, where the investment industry has been criticised for a lack of product development.

James_WalshJames Walsh of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association tells Nick Fitzpatrick how Brexit could influence future UK pensions policy and what the PLSA is doing to increase savings rates.

DC_roundtable_2018Our expert panel considers whether DC is fit for purpose as the UK’s main growing method of pension provision. Funds Europe hosted the debate in association with parent company CAMRADATA.

Alan_MorahanThe answer is surprisingly simple, Punter Southall Aspire’s Alan Morahan tells Nick Fitzpatrick – but it should be woven deeper into pensions policy.

Winding_roadSpokespeople from Cerulli, Smart Pension, Now: Pensions and BNY Mellon offer thoughts on some of the more salient issues in pensions, including investments, access and ESG.

Shopping_bagsA survey of DC pension fund professionals shows that ‘value for money’ was the top reason for outsourcing their pension fund management. But the research could signal a rise in outsourcing too, suggests Nick Fitzpatrick.

DC seminar 2018A recent DC pensions seminar, organised by CAMRADATA with Funds Europe’s involvement, covered many industry developments, including master trusts and the roles of trustees.