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Trustees and Defined Contribution pensions scheme managers have a duty to help deliver the best outcomes for members. So this year we focused our Defined Contribution survey on their concerns, their obstacles, and how they can best approach the future. Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Trustees and Defined Contribution pensions scheme managers have a duty to help deliver the best outcomes for members. So this year we focused our Defined Contribution survey on their concerns, their obstacles, and how they can best approach the future. Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
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Trustees and Defined Contribution pensions scheme managers have a duty to help deliver the best outcomes for members. So this year we focused our Defined Contribution survey on their concerns, their obstacles, and how they can best approach the future. Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

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Episodes

Episode 4 - Aon Retirement update - April 2019

4/1/2019
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In this podcast you will hear the key news from the last month summarised by Aon’s Victoria Panormo. This month's detailed focus is on risk settlement. For this discussion, Victoria is joined by Aon’s Karen Gainsford and Ben Harris. The risk settlement market has seen significant growth for some time now, with 2018 being a record breaking year seeing over £35bn of business placed. During this discussion, Karen and Ben will elaborate on the markets and make predictions for 2019. Furthermore,...

Duration:00:16:00

Episode 7: Aon DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018: Low vs High Income

3/27/2019
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Episode 7: Aon DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018: Low vs High Income To finish off our series examining outcomes from the DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey, Karina Klimaszewski and Adam Hayes discuss how situations differ for higher and lower earners. You can download your copy of the summary and sign up for your copy of the full report here https://aon.io/2RY8WWm

Duration:00:11:59

Episode 6: Aon DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018: Pension Pay Gap

3/1/2019
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Whilst the gender pay gap is a familiar concept for most, in this episode Sophie Moore and Alison Leslie explore the less well-known gender pension gap. In recognition of International Women’s Day, our experts explore what members and employers can be doing to address gender pension gap issues, and highlight some of Aon’s research findings in relation to women’s financial wellbeing. You can download your copy of the summary and sign up for your copy of the full report here...

Duration:00:23:53

Episode 3 - Aon Retirement update - March 2019

3/1/2019
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Episode 3 - Aon Retirement update - March 2019 by Aon

Duration:00:16:24

Episode 5: Aon DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018: Making it happen

2/4/2019
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In this episode we discuss Making it happen. Victoria Panormo & Steven Leigh return to summarise the key takeaways from the research and discuss how you can enable individuals to achieve a healthy financial future. You can download your copy of the summary here www.aon.com/unitedkingdom/retir…g-member-survey.jsp and also sign up for your copy of the full report.

Duration:00:12:38

Episode 2 - Aon Retirement update - January 2019

2/4/2019
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In this podcast you will hear the key news from the last month summarised by Aon’s Victoria Panormo. This months detailed focus is on the emergence of DB Consolidators. For this discussion Victoria is joined by Matthew Arends and Rhian Littlewood. Matthew and Rhian give an overview of what a Consolidator does and who the current consolidators are. You will also here valuable information on the key considerations if you are thinking of approaching a consolidator and what this solution means...

Duration:00:17:29

Episode 4: Aon DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018: Ending up with enough

1/8/2019
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In this episode we discuss contribution rates and target setting with Sophie Moore and Adam Hayes, looking at what schemes and members themselves could be doing to ensure the end up with enough pension at retirement. You can download your copy of the summary and also sign up for your copy of the full report here https://aon.io/2RY8WWm

Duration:00:20:26

Aon Admin Podcast

1/3/2019
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As part of Aon Retirement Solutions podcast series, Partner & Head of Aon’s UK Pension Administration Practice, Gary Cowler, takes us through the key issues around pension administration; the competitive landscape, market dynamics and impact of Pensions Freedoms. Aon has transformed its approach to meet the demands of this new environment; putting the focus on a robust operating model to deliver the best outcomes for clients and members.

Duration:00:16:22

Episode 3: Aon DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018 – Aims and Ambitions

12/13/2018
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In this episode we discuss the survey with Sophia Singleton and James Collier, looking at members aims and ambitions and what this means will retirement look like in the future. You can download your copy of the summary and also sign up for your copy of the full report here https://aon.io/2RY8WWm

Duration:00:12:25

Episode 1 - Aon Retirement update - December 2018

12/6/2018
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In our inaugural monthly update, Aon’s Victoria Panormo summarises the key news from the last month. Victoria is also joined by Thomas Yorath and Jason Eshelby who review the developments on GMP Equalisation and the implications that this could have on your pension scheme If you would like further information on GMP Equalisation you can listen to our recent webinar here If you have any questions on any of the topics covered, please contact your usual Aon representative or Victoria

Duration:00:17:44

Episode 2: Aon DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018 – Wellbeing

11/7/2018
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In this episode we discuss the Aon DC and Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018 with Karina Klimaszewski and Alex Skinner as we look in depth at the Wellbeing section of the report. You can download your copy of the summary here https://www.aon.com/unitedkingdom/retirement-investment/defined-contribution/2018-dc-and-financial-wellbeing-member-survey.jsp and also sign up for your copy of the full report. Sign up for your copy of the full report here:...

Duration:00:15:55

Episode 1: Aon DC & Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018

10/11/2018
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In this episode Victoria Panormo and Steven Leigh outline some of the key takeaways from the Aon DC and Financial Wellbeing Member Survey 2018. You can download your copy of the summary here http://www.aon.com/unitedkingdom/retirement-investment/defined-contribution/2018-dc-and-financial-wellbeing-member-survey.jsp and also sign up for your copy of the full report. Sign up for your copy of the full report here:...

Duration:00:10:05

Episode 6 - Risk Settlement - Overseas

7/11/2018
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Insurance of pension scheme liabilities is now a common strategy amongst UK pension schemes. What about overseas? How big are the overseas pensions insurance markets and what appetite is there from overseas sponsors to insure pension risk? In the UK we often see the successful integration of member options and insurance strategies. Is this a global theme? What about trends in other countries? What does the future hold for insurance of pension liabilities globally? What are global companies...

Duration:00:08:29

Episode 5 - Risk Settlement - risk settlement

6/26/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Matt Fletcher and Tim Gordon about the blips and trends happening with Longevity Risk.

Duration:00:07:37

Episode 4 - Risk Settlement - Longevity Swaps

6/4/2018
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Aon Pension Podcast Series: Longevity Swaps Aon Risk Settlement Annual Market Review In this episode... We look at the Longevity swap market with Hannah Cook and Tom Scott. What is a longevity swap? How does the market work? What are the different structural options? Are longevity swaps accessible to all of pension schemes? Is pricing attractive? How compatible are longevity swaps with later conversion to annuity purchase?

Duration:00:10:37

Episode 3 - Risk Settlement - Long-term strategy

5/24/2018
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Aon Pensions Podcast Series: Long-term strategy Aon Risk Settlement Annual Market Review In this episode... we look at the long-term strategy with John Baines and Dominic Grimley. What typically is a long-term strategy? · Buyout, · Reaching a point of “self-sufficiency”, Do schemes view on this long-term outcome change over time?

Duration:00:10:17

Episode 2 - Risk Settlement - Bulk annuities

5/10/2018
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Aon Pension Podcast Series: Bulk annuities Aon Risk Settlement Annual Market Review In this episode... Why are bulk annuities relevant to a pension scheme? How can a scheme assess whether a bulk annuity terms are good value for money? What levels of pricing are we seeing in the market? When is the best time for a market approach? What data cleanse is required before going to market? What other preparatory work is required before a market approach is made?What trends do you think will take...

Duration:00:11:59

Episode 1 - Risk Settlement - De-Risking market overview

4/27/2018
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Aon Pension Podcast Series: De-Risking market overview Aon Risk Settlement Annual Market Review In this episode... we talk to Martin Bird Head of Risk Settlement and Mike Edwards about the current state of the de-risking market. Review of 2017 activity, when over £18bn of risk was transferred to bulk annuity and longevity swap providers Findings from Aon’s first Risk Settlement survey carried out in late 2017 A review of the bulk annuities market, examining a year of strong market...

Duration:00:17:07

Episode 1 - Pensions governance - Trustee effectiveness

2/20/2018
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In this week’s episode, we talk to Susan Hoare and Vanessa Jaeger about Trustee Effectiveness. What are the challenges facing trustee boards? What were the key findings from our behavioural research? What about those boards that have done nothing to review or improve their effectiveness to date? What about those boards who think they are already getting it right – what’s in this for them? Working alongside behavioural insight agency Behave London and our colleagues in the Aon Talent & Reward...

Duration:00:15:47

Episode 5 - DC Scheme Survey (2017)- Summarys and how technology can help in the future

12/14/2017
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In Episode 5 of the Aon Hewitt Pensions Podcast Lynda Whitney and Sophia Singleton share the key points from the DC survey, will technology help deliver better outcomes for both members and pension funds? Finally, Sophia and Linda share with us some of the surprises they have found within the report. Trustees and Defined Contribution pensions scheme managers have a duty to help deliver the best outcomes for members. So this year we focused our Defined Contribution survey on their concerns,...

Duration:00:14:56