Pension Funding in the UK: Market Research Report

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Pension Funding Market Research Report | SIC K65.300 | Dec 2013

Age-old challenges: Funds will benefit from legislative changes, but there are underlying problems

The Pension Funding market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pension Funding industry gives those that no longer work an income. The UK pension system comprises a mandatory state component and a private component, but the Pension Funding industry excludes the state pension system. The industry has endured challenging conditions over the past five years. Since the onset of the financial crisis in 2008, financial markets have remained highly volatile, resulting in investment returns fluctuating. At the same time, voluntary contributions have fallen. Despite these pressures, industry revenue – calculated as the change in investment income plus contributions – is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 4.8% over the five years through 2013-14... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Pension Funding industry is estimated to have a low level of capital intensity, measured by the capital-to-labour ratio. This ratio is estimated to be 1:23.0 in 2013-14, meaning that £23.00 is spent on labour for every pound spent on capital. IBISWorld research shows that the level of capital intensity has remained low over the past five years.

The primary focus of capital expenditure in the industry is information and communication technologies. This has enabled pension funds to automate a large number of labour-intensive administrative functions.

Although the industry has a low level of capital intensity, labour is also a relatively small expense to pension funds... purchase to read more


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What is the Pension Funding Industry?

The Pension Funding industry provides retirement benefits for people no longer earning an income. The industry includes both occupational and personal pension schemes. State pensions are excluded.

Industry Products
Defined benefit schemesDefined contribution schemesHybrid schemes
Industry Activities
Operating occupational pension schemesOperating personal pension schemes

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