David Brooks says consolidation is not the only option for DB schemes
Kier Group cut the aggregate deficit of its defined benefit (DB) schemes by £43m over 2016, according to its latest annual results.
The quality of trustees must improve so they can better govern and challenge their advisers, according to a panel of MPs and experts, including the shadow pensions minister.
Centrica's defined benefit (DB) pension deficit soared by 855% in 2016, its latest annual accounts have revealed.
The level of benefits British Home Stores (BHS) workers will receive from Sir Philip Green has been questioned by MP Frank Field.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes should provide more comprehensive information when calculating cash equivalent transfer values (CETVs) to reduce delays, according to Rathmore Financial and Royal London.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes increased their surplus over February when using realistic investment return assumptions, according to First Actuarial.
Stephanie Baxter says the CWU's proposal for a risk sharing scheme at Royal Mail is a breath of fresh air at a time when there are growing concerns about DC.
A union proposal for Royal Mail to create a risk sharing scheme has brought back the idea of defined ambition. Stephanie Baxter looks at how it would work and if it could set a blueprint for others
GKN Group is considering issuing corporate bonds to plug the gap in its defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to reports.
Imposing a higher levy on schemes without a substantive sponsor would be fairer and act as a deterrent, according to Pensions Buzz respondents.
The total funding shortfall across Balfour Beatty's pension schemes rose by £85m to £231m over the course of 2016, driven by interest rate falls and contraction in credit spreads.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has confirmed Openreach employees in the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) will have their pensions underwritten by the government.
The Northern Ireland Local Government Officers' Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC) is building consensus on what the landmark Brewster judgement means for the awarding of death benefits to unmarried couples.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is calling on Royal Mail to merge its defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) members into a risk sharing pension scheme.
The combined deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by £45.5bn over February to £242bn according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.
Fully merging DB assets and liabilities into superfunds is "impractical and unrealistic", according to most respondents in last week's Pensions Buzz.
The PPF's plans to impose a new levy model on schemes that cease to have a substantive sponsor have received mixed reactions from the industry, writes Stephanie Baxter
Helen Morrissey spoke to DB Taskforce chairman Ashok Gupta at the recent PLSA Investment Conference about industry reaction to its recent report
Jonathan Stapleton looks at why and how the London Stock Exchange Group conducted a sectionalised merger of its two main pension schemes.
Research suggests trustees have a good understanding of basic charges but are less certain on other costs. Michael Klimes looks at the findings
The PLSA's DB taskforce has suggested employers should be able to offload their DB scheme into merged 'superfunds'. James Phillips explores the idea.
The combined deficit of Coats Group's three defined benefit (DB) schemes rose by £181m over 2016, according to its annual financial report.
Members of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) will have their defined benefit (DB) pensions protected following the separation of the Openreach business.