United Kingdom

Global Pension Risk Survey 2019 - UK findings

The Global Pension Risk Survey is Aon’s biennial survey of scheme sponsors, trustees and other pensions professionals.

The results from the 2019 Survey are being released chapter-by-chapter over the next few weeks.

You can read Chapter 1 – on long-term targets – here and listen to the Chapter 1 podcast here.

You can read Chapter 2 – on investment considerations – here and read an extended version of that chapter here. You can listen to the Chapter 2 podcast here.

You can read Chapter 3 – on managing benefits and liabilities – here.

You can read Chapter 4 – on DB risks – here.

You can listen to the podcast covering Chapters 3 and 4 here.

You can read Chapter 5 – on Cyber risk and GMP equalisation – here.

You can listen to the Chapter 5 podcast here.

You can read the full survey report here.

You can listen again to our webinar discussing the findings and their implications for scheme sponsors and trustees here.

The UK questionnaire is part of our wider Global Pension Risk Survey, comprising surveys from the US, Canada, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as a global survey for those with multinational pensions responsibility. Reports for all these surveys will be available on the global surveys page once published.

Although the UK report is now finalised, you are still welcome to complete the questionnaire. You will receive a personal benchmarking report comparing your approaches to the findings as a whole. You can take part here.


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