Blogs

  • Retirement income in the multiverse of projections

    16/06/2022

    The idea of parallel universes has been a popular subject in the sci-fi genre for decades. Little does the public know that their retirement income projections are already living in one. The recent FRC consultation on a proposed revision of their projection basis known as AS TM1 highlighted the inconsistency in pension projections across different providers and communications channels. That means the retirement income forecast you receive, even from the same provider, could be based on different assumptions and are not directly comparable. What can be done to bring the fragmented projection universe back into one, so consumers can have a single, simple, reliable estimated retirement income when planning their retirement?

  • Pensions Dashboards: The blind men’s elephant

    03/02/2022

    The ABI launched two reports on the future of pensions dashboards earlier this month. The research projects looked at the industry’s expectations of dashboards and user reaction to different potential dashboards functions respectively. With the DWP’s consultation on Dashboards regulations published earlier this week, Evey Tang reflects on the significance of the research findings and what the industry can expect next in this blog.

  • Combatting pension scams: tactics learnt from public health experts

    11/02/2021

    What lessons from the pandemic can be used to tackle pension and investment scams? ABI's Evey Tang looks the tactics used to combat coronavirus and how they can be applied to pension and investment scams.

  • Pots of Gen Z gold at the rainbow's end

    16/09/2020

    If coming-of-age in 2020 was a film, it might be classified as a horror. Along with many cancelled holidays, a messy A-levels results day and an unforgiving job market, the new financial…

  • The Adventure of the Lost Pensions

    24/07/2020

    As the ABI continues work with members and Government to reunite savers with their lost pensions and with Government currently considering expansion to the Dormant Assets Scheme which provides fund to charitable causes, our Policy Adviser for Long-term savings policy, Evey Tang looks at how this might affect customers.