Pensions

COVID-19 and implications for DC Schemes

BriefingMarch 27 2020

COVID-19 continues to cause havoc in investment markets and our everyday lives. We provide our thoughts on how members of DC schemes have likely been impacted and the actions that trustees should now consider to help their members make good, informed decisions. It is also critical that trustees continue to operate and govern their schemes well.

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Pensions

Trustees need to engage with members looking to leave DB pension schemes

BriefingMarch 27 2020

In this week’s edition of XPS News, we speak to Margaret Snowdon OBE, Chairman of the Pension Scams Industry Group.

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Pensions

Market turmoil causes Bulk Annuity Pricing to fall

Media ReleaseMarch 26 2020

Harry Harper, Head of Risk Transfer at XPS Pensions Group said: “Market volatility is rapidly altering the pricing of all assets and this includes the price of bulk annuities. For those schemes that are already holding gilts, bulk annuities are now significantly more affordable than they were and for those schemes holding equities, bulk annuities have become less affordable.

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Date Topic Title Publication type
Date: March 27 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: COVID-19 and implications for DC Schemes Publication type: Briefing
Date: March 27 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: Trustees need to engage with members looking to leave DB pension schemes Publication type: Briefing
Date: March 26 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: Market turmoil causes Bulk Annuity Pricing to fall Publication type: Media Release
Date: March 25 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: Falling Bulk Annuity Pricing due to market turmoil Publication type: Briefing
Date: March 23 2020 Topic: Pensions Title: Pensions Regulator gives guidance on managing COVID-19 pension risks Publication type: Briefing