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Pensions Aspects June 2021
07 June 2021

Pensions Aspects June 2021

The PMI has two significant events this year. Firstly, it is our 45th birthday operation and, secondly, we are reaching the end of the five year plan we developed in 2017.

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Turning the tide on pension scams
07 June 2021

Turning the tide on pension scams

These uncertain times are often seen as a window of opportunity for scammers looking to prey on vulnerable individuals. A report by Action Fraud found that pension scams had become one of the most common types of fraud to occur last year. The pensions industry is facing pressure to do more to prevent this situation, but what role can trustees play?

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Well, I wouldn’t have started from here…
07 June 2021

Well, I wouldn’t have started from here…

Recent guidance from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has clarified a number of issues for pension scheme sponsors and trustees with regards to supporting pension savers with their financial decision making. It codifies best practice and clarifies a number of issues that have been live over the last six months. So, if you’re a scheme sponsor or a trustee, here’s what you can do – and what you can’t.

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Pensions is boring: what can Master Trusts do about it?
07 June 2021

Pensions is boring: what can Master Trusts do about it?

Some of you may have attended the PMI’s webinar in April where I spoke about whether environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are the panacea for pension engagement, and considered where we, as an industry, are going wrong on engagement. As can be seen from the graph below, there was a recognition that pensions engagement strategies aren’t very effective, with only 36% of respondents to a live poll on the day believing that their strategy was really effective. From this we can probably tell that there still appears to be a considerable amount of work to do.

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Winning in a virtual world
07 June 2021

Winning in a virtual world

“Welcome, it’s lovely to meet you!” I say enthusiastically, studying the new face on my screen. With a lack of body language and visual cues to help me, I find myself searching my new colleague’s backdrop for clues to her personality and interests. It doesn’t give much away, but after spying a cat picture on the wall, I get the sneaking suspicion that we will get on just fine.

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Membership by experience (EPMI)
07 June 2021

Membership by experience (EPMI)

The PMI recognises there are senior professionals with considerable experience working successfully within the pensions industry, but they may not hold a formal PMI qualification. It may not have been practical for them at this stage in their career to undertake the PMI qualification but as the PMI develops and expands, the Institute would like to find a way of engaging these individuals.

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Full magazine editions

Pensions Aspects May 2021
07 May 2021

Pensions Aspects May 2021

Crackdown on scams. Read the latest issue on complete data protection.

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Pensions Aspects April 2021
09 April 2021

Pensions Aspects April 2021

On the rise. Read the latest issue on the impending impact of inflation.

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Pensions Aspects March 2021
05 March 2021

Pensions Aspects March 2021

A sustainable portfolio. Read the latest issue on the responsibility of positive investment. 

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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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Pensions Aspects January 2021
06 January 2021

Pensions Aspects January 2021

Positivity is a superpower. Read the latest issue on succeeding in a post pandemic world.

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Pensions Aspects November/December 2020
13 November 2020

Pensions Aspects November/December 2020

Assessing your flightpath. Read the latest issue on de-risking the investment journey. 

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