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Risk Sharing Pension Plans: The Dutch Experience
04 november 2014
This technical briefing note draws on the experience of running “Defined Ambition” style pension plans in the Netherlands. The recent experience of the Netherlands offers lessons for plans with similar risk-sharing or collective elements that could be established in the UK.
Defined benefit (DB) scheme running cost research
24 september 2014
The Pensions Regulator commissioned IFF Research to undertake quantitative research to better understand the costs of administering defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. A total of 316 private sector schemes, which are the focus on this report, completed the survey.
Tax relief for pension saving in the UK
17 september 2014
Tax incentives are seen as a means to encourage pension saving amid concerns that people are not saving enough for retirement. Pension saving attracts a level of tax relief that compares favourably with other types of saving. However, there are concerns that tax relief is expensive, poorly targeted and does not achieve its policy objectives.
Freedom and Choice in Pensions: comparing international retirement systems and the role of annuitisation
01 august 2014
At Budget 2014 the Chancellor announced radical changes to how Defined Contribution (DC) pension savings can be accessed at retirement.This Briefing Note explores how DC savings are accessed in other countries, how this interacts with wider government policy, and what international experience might mean for how DC savings are accessed in future in the UK.
Means-Testing Retirement Benefits in the UK - Is it Efficient?24 april 2014
Means-testing pension benefits allows governments to accurately target poor pensioners while at the same time keeping the system small and pension outlays under control. With low contribution rates labor supply distortions are fairly modest in a means-tested system. With respect to savings distortions, the effects are not so clear-cut.
The U.K.ís Ambitious New Retirement Savings Initiative18 mars 2014
The United Kingdom is rolling out a low-cost retirement system for workers who lack pension coverage.