Pension Clicks

In this edition of Pension Clicks, we look at the PPF’s levy determination for 2017/18, examine how analysing your DC members can deliver better solutions and look at how to decide whether a Master Trust or GPP is right for you.

PPF levy determination
We summarise the details of the 2017/18 determination and look at the mitigation actions that trustees and employers might consider.

Analysing your DC members to deliver better solutions
Sophia Singleton explains how the use of member analytics can improve DC schemes’ investment and communication strategies in this article, first published in Pensions Age.

Master Trust or Group Personal Pension? Which is right for you?
How should you select the best pension provider for your business and employees? Tony Britton provides some guidance in this article, first published in HR Magazine.

Help your DC members achieve their goals
Our annual DC pension research surveyed over 2,000 DC members to understand their views about retirement income, planning for their retirement and pension concerns. You can now read the full survey findings.

Last chance to take part in our 2017 Global Pension Risk Survey
The UK questions for our 2017 Global Pension Risk Survey close shortly. We would love to hear your views on the risks your scheme faces and the ways you are tackling them. One respondent will win a luxury steam train trip on the Brighton Belle!

Keep your eyes peeled
In this article, first published in Engaged Investor, Sion Cole looks at some key areas where trustees should push for full transparency.

The Aon Retirement Options Model: supporting members at retirement
With DB pension schemes now able to offer greater flexibility for members, you can help people make the right, informed choice for the best possible retirement. This short video explains how.

Tackling the 10 biggest pensions administration challenges
There is never a shortage of challenges when it comes to administration. In this article, first published in Pensions Expert, Stephen Ruse looks at the top 10 challenges – as identified from our most recent survey – and how schemes can address them.

Pensions in an uncertain world – Aon 2017 Pension Conferences
Registration is now open for the 2017 UK Pension Conferences. Join us to hear our experts' views and ideas on how to strategically and effectively manage pension schemes in an uncertain marketplace. Full day attendance will entitle you to 4.5 hours CPD.

Risk Settlement Newsletter – December
Market growth is expected as favourable bulk annuity pricing continues into 2017.

Fortnight in Markets
A summary of market movements over the past fortnight.

Facts and Figures
An overview of annual pension statistics.

Aon in the press
This month, we outline our pension hopes and fears for 2017 and examine the importance of at-retirement support when it comes to liability management, as well as announcing the appointment of Neil Latham to our DC team.

January 2017

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Dates for your diary

Pensions training dates available
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12, 19 and 26 January
Rethink Pensions webinar series
Sign up for one or all three of the webinars exploring how you can rethink your approach to pensions past, present and future.

25 January, Manchester
Workplace Pensions & Benefits Conference
Sponsored by Aon, with members of the team presenting a DC case study.

31 Jan-1 Feb, Birmingham
HRD Summit
With a roundtable sponsored by Aon.

2017 Pension Conferences
Taking place in Birmingham, London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh and Leeds.

Also on our website

Read the latest update from our Retirement and Investment blog.

Mastertrust or Group Personal Pension Plan?
Getting it right for you and your employees – event replay.

Book in for your free DB health check
Aon's new free DB health check enables you to carry out a quick assessment of your own scheme.

Take the free Scheme Governance Challenge
Find out how prepared your scheme is for the journey to Pensions Stability, benchmarked against others. One in every 100 respondents will win an Apple Watch!

The DC decumulation challenge: a global view – webcast
Listen again to our webcast sharing insights and lessons on decumulation from around the world.

Online monitoring tool for your scheme
Our Risk Analyzer tool is now used by over 600 schemes to monitor various financial and risk measures. This video gives you an example of how Risk Analyzer could help you.