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Aon Podcasts: Retirement market update

The Aon retirement market update podcast is a monthly update, reviewing and summarising the latest developments in pensions, benefits and reward that have been making the month’s headlines.

These bite-sized reviews are designed to help you navigate the UK retirement landscape and are perfect for anyone with an interest in pensions, reward and benefits.

Episodes may also include interviews with specialists, giving expert analysis on the current hottest topic.

Listen to the podcasts online below or subscribe to the series - find out how here.

June 2019 - Featuring a focus on cyber security

In this podcast you will hear the key news from the last month summarised by Aon’s Victoria Panormo.

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 cyber risk, for which Victoria is joined by Aon's Paul McGlone. Week after week cyber attacks hit the headlines around the world, affecting individuals and companies alike. For organisations it is not just data and finances at risk, it is reputation, so how does this impact on pension schemes? During this discussion Paul will address these potential impacts, giving insights on steps that trustees and sponsors can take to ensure best practice around cyber security.

If you have any questions on any of the topics covered, please contact your usual Aon representative or Victoria.

May 2019 - Featuring analysis on cost disclosure and fee transparency

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 cost disclosure and fee transparency for pension schemes. For this discussion Victoria is joined by Dr Chris Sier from ClearGlass and Aon's Neil Smith. Chris and Neil will discuss the importance of scrutinising costs incurred by institutional asset owners, with tips on questions to ask that will help you gain a clearer understanding to what you’re scheme is actually paying and to whom. Chris and Neil also share insights into developments that will allow schemes to compare cost and performance.

If you have any questions on any of the topics covered, please contact your usual Aon representative or Victoria.

April 2019 - Featuring analysis on Risk Settlement

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 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 an 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 they share insights on how schemes can best prepare to take advantage of exceptional pricing.

If you have any questions on any of the topics covered, please contact your usual Aon representative or Victoria.

March 2019 - Featuring analysis on Master Trusts

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 Master Trusts. For this discussion Victoria is joined by Aon’s Tony Pugh and Pan Trustees Managing Director Roger Mattingly. Roger also holds the position of chair of Aon MasterTrust trustee board.

During this discussion Roger and Tony will talk through the authorisation process, and the subsequent implications for those members of schemes exiting the market. We also fast forward 5 years where Tony and Roger give their predictions of what we will be seeing in the Master Trust space.

If you have any questions on any of the topics covered, please contact your usual Aon representative or Victoria.

February 2019 - Featuring analysis on DB Consolidators

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 for scheme members.

If you have any questions on any of the topics covered, please contact your usual Aon representative or Victoria.

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December 2018 - Featuring analysis on GMP Equalisation

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 have any questions on any of the topics covered, please contact your usual Aon representative or Victoria.

 

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