Pension Funding in the UK: Market Research Report

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Pension Funding Market Research Report | SIC K65.300 | Oct 2015

Contributing to growth: Improving investment returns should support industry expansion

IBISWorld’s Pension Funding market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pension Funding industry provides an income for those that no longer work. Although the UK pension system comprises both a mandatory state component and a private component, the Pension Funding industry excludes the state pension component. Industry revenue, which is calculated by combining contributions and investment returns, increased over the past five years having declined during the start of the period. Contributions declined during the first year of the period on account of high levels of unemployment and falling real incomes. However, contributions increased during the following years, fuelled by the phased introduction of automatic enrolment in pension schemes, which began in October 2012... 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 1:21.72 in 2015-16, meaning that £21.72 is spent on labour for every £1.00 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 from this industry.

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

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