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This week's articles include:
Longevity: The Centre for Social Justice has proposed raising the state pension age to 75 by 2035, despite a slowdown in mortality improvements. Holly Roach reports
Star Initiative: NEST joins the Star Initiative and commits to transfer times of fewer than 21 days while Guy Opperman urges others to follow. Holly Roach reports
Fund management: Punter Southall Aspire has published a report looking at the disparities in defined contribution default fund approaches. Kim Kaveh analyses the data
Administration: Service credits are a useful feature of administration contracts, tying performance with fee levels, but they are rarely used. Daniel Taylor argues that more contracts should include them
Roundtable: Infrastructure is an asset class of increasing interest to schemes. In this roundtable, panellists discuss the investment, looking in particular at ESG issues and how they expect the asset class to develop
This week’s top stories include an article about women remaining at risk of running out of money in retirement, and one about Buck winning 36 additional client contracts since launching as an independent business last year.
After a tumultuous few weeks of campaigning, the Conservative party won their largest majority since Margaret Thatcher's 1987 victory in last night’s general election, while Labour is facing its worst defeat since 1935.
A review of how the general levy is calculated must be undertaken by the Department for Work and Pensions, 70% of this week’s 90 Pensions Buzz respondents said.
Taylor Wessing has published a report gauging industry views on challenges associated with pensions restructuring. Kim Kaveh explores the findings
Pensions have overtaken household property wealth to become the largest component of household wealth, according to analysis from the Resolution Foundation.