Professional Pensions | 27 Nov 2015 | 12:01 |
Rupert Brindley believes good times are just around the corner for struggling defined benefit schemes
The Wiggins Teape Pension Scheme has agreed a £400m pensioner buy-in with Scottish Widows in the insurer’s first foray into the bulk annuity market.
Professional Pensions | 24 Nov 2015 | 01:54 |
TPR’s investigations into Coats Group, formerly Guinness Peat, have come back under the spotlight. Stephanie Baxter looks at this very unusual case.
Professional Pensions | 23 Nov 2015 | 08:02 |
Trustees of the Brunel pension fund have agreed a recovery plan with the scheme’s sponsor, which is being investigated by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) over concerns about a corporate restructuring.
Professional Pensions | 18 Nov 2015 | 13:18 |
PP looks at research commissioned by the DWP that shows CDC schemes would leave savers better off in retirement
Professional Pensions | 17 Nov 2015 | 08:24 |
The biggest challenge facing defined benefit (DB) scheme trustees is demonstrating their approach to funding is fully-integrated and risk-based, according to Hymans Robertson.
Professional Pensions | 11 Nov 2015 | 12:10 |
The total deficit of schemes in the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 index fell to £262.5bn at the end of October as both gilt yields and equity markets rose.
Professional Pensions | 10 Nov 2015 | 13:03 |
Dairy Crest has bought back properties owned by its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme ahead of the sale of the group’s dairies business in December.
Professional Pensions | 06 Nov 2015 | 13:31 |
DB closures have become the norm as cash-strapped companies switch to the cheaper DC. But Stephanie Baxter finds there may be ways to make DB more sustainable.
Professional Pensions | 06 Nov 2015 | 12:00 |
Royal Philips has completed a £2.4bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) that will enable it to wind up its scheme following earlier transactions to insure almost £1bn in benefits.
Professional Pensions | 05 Nov 2015 | 14:28 |
Heathrow has unleashed a number of changes to its final salary scheme to reduce ongoing costs and deliver more affordable benefits to employees.
Professional Pensions | 29 Oct 2015 | 13:16 |
The ICI Pension Fund has completed four buy-ins over the last year to take its total benefits insured past £5bn in a strategy advisers say sets a blueprint for other large schemes.
Professional Pensions | 29 Oct 2015 | 08:00 |
Canada Life has completed its first ever bulk annuity transaction – completing a £5m pensioner buyout with Oundle School.
Professional Pensions | 28 Oct 2015 | 12:22 |
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