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In this edition of Pension Clicks, we release chapters three and four of our 2017 DC Scheme Survey and discuss the findings in our latest pensions podcasts. Our trustee effectiveness research explores how to make your meetings more productive and we reveal how multinational firms are tackling pension risk.

Read the next chapters of our DC Scheme Survey
Chapters three and four of our 2017 Survey look at how you can get members on board and power the investment engine.

Listen to our latest pensions podcasts
In our latest pension podcasts, we discuss auto-enrolment and how to get members on board, based on the findings of our 2017 DC Survey.

How can trustees maximise their effectiveness?
We have worked with behavioural insight agency Behave London to help us better understand how trustees can be more effective and develop a range of tools you can use to improve your own effectiveness. These tools – including our Better Boards research and trustee meeting framework – are available online.

How are multinational firms tackling global pension risk?
Our survey of global leaders explores the issue of pension risk from a multinational perspective. What are the trends regarding governance and de-risking and what actions should your scheme be taking?

Book a free DB pension review
Last month, we released our Five Biggest DB Pension Challenges. If you are struggling with any of the challenges identified (or facing any others), you can book a short, free scheme review with one of our consultants.

Do trustees spend enough time on investment?
73% of trustees are still spending five hours or less on investment every quarter. Find out what is preventing them dedicating more time in this article, first published in Pensions Expert.

A rodent ate my wetsuit (and catching long-term investment waves)
Tim Gardener explores the similarities between investment and surfing in his latest blog.

Full programme for 2018 Pensions Conferences released
The first of our 2018 Pension Conferences takes place in Birmingham on 13 February. The theme is 'New journeys, new destinations'; the conferences will explore DB and DC issues via expert presentations and case studies.

Risk Settlement bulletin – November
Our November bulletin looks at the continuing favourable levels of pricing in the annuity market, explores the potential for buy-out without full funding, and examines the various annuities strategies open to schemes.

Week in Markets
A summary of market movements over the past week.

Aon in the press
This month, we reveal the five biggest challenges facing DB schemes. We also seek the views of pension schemes on responsible investing and become the 10th member of the Investment Leaders’ Group, a global network of pension funds, insurers and asset managers committed to advancing the practice of responsible investment.

December 2017

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Dates for your diary

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6 December, The Cube, Birmingham
A day in the life of a CIO
You’re invited to join us for the latest in our Investment Dinner series, to discuss the issues facing CIOs and CEOs today.

7 December, London
Breakfast briefing: Capitalising on exceptional annuities pricing
Join our Risk Settlement team to hear how schemes can capitalise on the attractive pricing available in the bulk annuities market.

February – May 2018
2018 Pensions Conferences
Join us for our annual Pensions Conferences taking place in Birmingham, London, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh.

Also on our website

Facts and Figures
An overview of annual pension statistics.

'To and Thru' to Retirement: Market Developments
Listen again to our webinar to find out more about the evolving solutions available.

Global Pension Risk Survey – global findings webinar
Listen again to our webinar sharing the findings from our global GPR Survey series.

2017 Annual Funding Statement – managing valuations in uncertain conditions
Listen again to our webinar on the Pensions Regulator’s Statement.

Online monitoring tool for your scheme
Our Risk Analyzer tool is now used by over 600 schemes to monitor various financial and risk measures. This video gives you an example of how Risk Analyzer could help you.