Pension Clicks
January 2023
In this edition of Pension Clicks, we look at what is on the horizon in 2023, we cover the Regulator’s Consultation on DB Scheme Funding and our latest UK Risk Settlement Market report is released.
On the Horizon

To help with planning, our On the Horizon summary provides a reminder of some of the key legislative and regulatory developments expected over the coming year.
Regulator’s Consultation on DB Scheme Funding
The Pensions Regulator has published its long-awaited consultation on a new code of practice for defined benefit scheme funding, along with a separate consultation on its regulatory approach, including Fast Track compliance. This builds on the recent DWP consultation on draft funding and investment regulations. The aim is for the package to come into force on 1 October 2023.
The UK Risk Settlement Market: A Review of 2022 and Looking Ahead into 2023
Our latest report offers a reflection on 2022’s activity in the UK risk settlement market and shares our first look as to what may lay ahead in 2023. 
More Support for Members, More Certainty for Sponsors: Member Options Insight Hub
Discover our latest insights to help trustees and sponsors consider which member option solutions best meets their needs.
Week in Markets
A summary of market movements over the past week. 
Aon In The Press
In December Aon looked at the 'hopes and fears' for UK pensions in 2023 and announced its new UK partners. Aon also announced that it was the lead adviser to the Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund (UKRF) on its £7 billion longevity transaction and released its ‘2022 Defined Benefit Pension Design Survey’, which shows the trends developing among UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes as the number closing to future accrual continues to increase.
Upcoming Events and Webinars
Pensions Training 2023
We are running a full schedule of DB, DC and pensions governance training in 2023. You can find a copy of our training brochure here and book here.
A multi-city event for those who manage or govern pension schemes.
Sign up today for free, CPD points available for full day attendance.
Economic & Market Outlook Webinar:
All change for investment portfolios in 2023?
25 January 2023. Streaming live at 2 – 2.45pm GMT
Join Aon’s economic and investment experts to discuss the outlook for the year ahead and actions investors can take to better position their portfolios to navigate the challenges ahead. Sign up today.
Webinar: Defined Benefit Funding Code
18 Jan 2023. Streaming Live at 2 pm – 3 pm GMT
During this webinar Aon experts will explore the key aspects of the new Defined Benefits Funding Code and Fast Track regulatory approach. For further information and to register click here.
Also On Our Website
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Aon's new Risk Settlement Hub delivers new content on the different steps to achieve your journey to settlement.
Our Risk Analyzer tool is now used by over 900 schemes, with £1 trillion assets around the world, to monitor various financial and risk measures. This video gives you an example of how Risk Analyzer could help you.
Check out these additional resources