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Pensions Management Institute formalises and expands its Mentoring & Development Programme, sponsored by The People’s Pension following successful pilot
26 January 2021

Pensions Management Institute formalises and expands its Mentoring & Development Programme, sponsored by The People’s Pension following successful pilot

Following a highly successful pilot project, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) today announces the full formal launch of the initiative with an expanded Mentoring & Development Programme, delivered in conjunction with the Institute of Leadership and Management and sponsored by The People’s Pension.

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More than 80% of DB pension schemes plan to reassess their investment portfolio following challenging 2020, finds PMI and River and Mercantile research
21 January 2021

More than 80% of DB pension schemes plan to reassess their investment portfolio following challenging 2020, finds PMI and River and Mercantile research

More than 80% of DB pension schemes plan to reassess whether their investment portfolio is delivering an appropriate level of return after a challenging 2020, according to research by the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) and River and Mercantile. The research has been commissioned as part of a wider initiative which will see the establishment of a fiduciary management research group chaired by River and Mercantile and with representatives from across the pensions industry.

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Pensions Management Institute appoints new Director of Commerce and Engagement
19 January 2021

Pensions Management Institute appoints new Director of Commerce and Engagement

The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) today announces the appointment of Varsha Gicas as Director of Commerce and Engagement.

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Articles

Tim Middleton: Employees need to make informed decisions about their retirement
12 January 2021

Tim Middleton: Employees need to make informed decisions about their retirement

Retirement plans for 2021 have changed for many due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. While some have decided to put their retirement on hold due to their savings taking a hit because of Covid-19, others are deciding to retire early after being discouraged about finding employment again when faced with redundancy.

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2020 has been a very different year
10 December 2020

2020 has been a very different year

February of 2020 began much like any other month. It didn’t last. Seemingly in a matter of days, everything changed as the world experienced a convergence of economic, humanitarian, and health crises with the rise of COVID-19. 

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Look for the bare necessities…
24 November 2020

Look for the bare necessities…

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. This is never truer than with the case of online examinations. Our qualifications at the PMI rely on summative assessments for progression and these summative assessments are in the form of an end type of exam.

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Pensions Aspects Magazine

What a good Master Trust will look like in five to ten years’ time
05 February 2021

What a good Master Trust will look like in five to ten years’ time

Governance of Master Trusts by 2025

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Pensions Aspects February 2021
05 February 2021

Pensions Aspects February 2021

Embrace diversity. Read the latest issue on empowering the individual. 

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De-risking with greater certainty
05 February 2021

De-risking with greater certainty

Pension schemes are maturing and the regulator is proposing a new framework for investment, putting pressure on trustees to outline plans to achieve their long-term objectives. An integrated approach to investment, considering the objective in terms of cashflows, may help trustees to reach their goals with greater certainty.

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Pensions Aspects

Pensions Aspects

OUR MEMBER MAGAZINE

The PMI’s membership magazine, Pensions Aspects, is distributed to in excess of 4000 members, 10 editions a year. Pensions Aspects articles and features written by recognised industry professionals covering variety of pensions related issues including administration, Payroll, HR, Investment, legal, actuarial, security, CPD, regulation, financial education, retirement funds and much more. The magazine is a trusted and authoritative source of information, not only providing the latest institute updates, but also offering expert insight and analysis on the current pensions landscape.

We are always looking for new writers, get in touch to find out more.

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Webinars

Regulator actions to promote diversity and inclusion in pensions
24 February 2021

Regulator actions to promote diversity and inclusion in pensions

In this webinar we will be discussing Regulator actions to promote diversity and inclusion in pensions.

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Diversity and inclusion in pensions: The NextGen approach in collaboration with the PMI
24 February 2021

Diversity and inclusion in pensions: The NextGen approach in collaboration with the PMI

In this webinar we will be discussing diversity and inclusion in pensions: The NextGen approach. 

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A New World: LGBT+ Inclusion – What, Why and How?
24 February 2021

A New World: LGBT+ Inclusion – What, Why and How?

In this webinar we will be discussing LGBT+ and diversity. 

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PMI TV

Pensions Management Institute winning at 'digital by default' transformation
04 February 2021

Pensions Management Institute winning at 'digital by default' transformation

Our Chief Executive, Gareth Tancred, talks to Proactive about how being forced to go online by the pandemic has actually enhanced the business deliverables. Gareth Tancred talks through our highly successful digital events programme and how the new board continues to make a difference while embracing new ways of working. The fiduciary management report and working with employers and scheme members to maximise retirement savings is also up for discussion as is news on the PMI Investment Forum, coming up in spring.

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Putting risk management at the heart of governance
22 January 2021

Putting risk management at the heart of governance

What are the key features of a resilient pensions board? Laura Andrikopoulos, Hymans Robertson, discuss this, along with risk management and governance.

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Climate change and ESG in 2021
20 January 2021

Climate change and ESG in 2021

What are the challenges and opportunities facing pension funds and trustees? Vicki Bakhshi, director of responsible investment at BMO Global Asset Management links up with PMI TV to give her thoughts.

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Surveys and research

PMI Pulse January 2021
14 January 2021

PMI Pulse January 2021

PMI Pulse aims to gather the views of the pensions industry to assess the mood and state of the pensions arena over time. The poll runs twice annually.

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PMI Pulse June 2020
15 June 2020

PMI Pulse June 2020

PMI Pulse aims to gather the views of the pensions industry to assess the mood and state of the pensions arena over time. The poll runs twice annually. 

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PMI Pulse January 2020
01 January 2020

PMI Pulse January 2020

PMI Pulse aims to gather the views of the pensions industry to assess the mood and state of the pensions arena over time. The poll runs twice annually. 

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Reports and guides

Navigating the key issues facing schemes in 2021
01 February 2021

Navigating the key issues facing schemes in 2021

Welcome to the first issue of the Annual UK Fiduciary Management Survey from the PMI in conjunction with River and Mercantile.

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Diversity and Inclusion: Aviva’s Black Lives Matters Action Plan
19 January 2021

Diversity and Inclusion: Aviva’s Black Lives Matters Action Plan

Aviva is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation but we recognise that we are still on a journey to reach that goal. We want our commitment to D&I to be reflected in our employees, customers, clients, and supply chain.

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A New World For Defined Benefit Pension Schemes - How To Maximise Outcome Certainty
13 November 2020

A New World For Defined Benefit Pension Schemes - How To Maximise Outcome Certainty

Technical News November 2020. Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes face several evolving challenges as they mature and the regulatory environment evolves. These trends are sharpening the focus on how they invest to achieve their goals.

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Pensions Terminology

Pensions Terminology

A USEFUL GUIDE TO PENSION TERMS AND KEYWORDS

Pensions Terminology is a useful guide to pension terms and keywords, produced by the PMI in conjunction with the Pensions Research Accountants Group (PRAG). The ninth edition of Pensions Terminology is sponsored by Barnett Waddingham and Pendragon. 

Members of the PMI can access Digital Pensions Terminology in their member portal or purchase a printed copy for £20.

Non-members of the PMI can also purchase a copy of Pensions Terminology for £30.

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