Royal Mail has offered its employees a cash balance defined benefit (DB) scheme as a compromise for closing its current career average DB scheme to accrual.
For sponsors in a multi-employer scheme, section 75 debt can be the bane of their operations. James Phillips explores whether DWP's plans to tackle this go far enough
Frank Field is pressing Sir Philip Green to publish undisclosed details about the settlement he reached with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on British Home Stores (BHS) at the end of February.
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) will amend legislation to allow contracted-out benefits to be transferred into a scheme which has never been contracted-out.
Con Keating says pre-pack administrations do not pose a moral hazard issue, and the problem is actually perverse incentives
There are increasing concerns pre-pack administrations are being exploited to dump pension schemes into the PPF. Stephanie Baxter explores whether there is systemic misuse and if the regime is ripe for reform
The British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) could have a £2bn surplus when using best estimate investment return assumptions, analysis by First Actuarial has suggested.
The number of defined benefit (DB) scheme members transferring to defined contribution (DC) has more than doubled in a year, Xafinity figures have shown.
Tata Steel has reportedly offered a one-off £520m payment into the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) in an attempt to cut ties with the fund.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has helped block the sale of a packaging firm after a potential buyer initiated plans to drop its pension scheme obligations.
The former owners of Bernard Matthews have been criticised for rejecting a takeover deal which would have stopped its defined benefit (DB) scheme from entering the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Royal Mail will close its career average defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual from April next year, it has announced.
The aggregate deficit of defined benefit plans (DB) fell by £15.5bn over last month to £226.5bn according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.
Paul Traynor says UK schemes can learn a lot from the overseas experience of scheme consolidation
Mike Ramsey reflects on the government's Green Paper.
The chief executive of Yateley Industries for the Disabled has been order to pay £6,620 after he refused to give The Pensions Regulator (TPR) information needed for an investigation.
The estimated defined benefit (DB) transfer value remained fairly stable in March, falling by just £2,000, despite expected volatility.
Hymans Robertson has launched an analytics service to give trustees access to more accurate and timely funding and risk data, to address issues from relying on out-of-date information.
The funding level of defined benefit (DB) schemes improved by five percentage points in March on the back of a reduction in mortality improvements, JLT Employee Benefits has estimated.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes saw a £20bn reprieve on their deficits over the course of March, PwC's SkyVal index shows.
More than two years' worth of dividends are needed to plug the £4.7bn defined benefit (DB) pensions deficits for 23 FTSE 250 companies, JLT Employee Benefits research shows.
Mortality improvements have declined for yet another year, ducking previous estimates. James Phillips explores what this means for pension schemes
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed its new levy rule for schemes without a substantive employer for the 2017/18 year.
Aon Hewitt has introduced a service so small defined benefit (DB) schemes can access fiduciary management.