Michael O'Higgins argues a sensible approach to assessing DB cash flow needs would lead to better business decisions.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is working on plans to impose a levy on schemes that do not have a substantive sponsoring employer after a restructuring.
LCP's de-risking report predicts the market for buy-ins and buyouts could top £15bn in 2017. Helen Morrissey takes a closer look.
International Accounting Standards Board chairman, Hans Hoogervorst, has said arguments to change the accounting standard are "flawed" as it should reflect the economic reality, no matter how ugly.
A quarter of schemes may see no improvement in deficits in 20 years because many are still not integrating long-term covenant risk, according to research.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes should be allowed to restructure benefits to sort out funding deficits, according to top UK pension funds in a poll by Sackers.
The Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has priced £250m of subordinated debt issuance to meet expected bulk annuity demand from defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Steve Webb looks at the potential impact of a new measure of inflation called CPIH.
The UK's 5,945 defined benefit (DB) schemes had a £306bn surplus under realistic investment return assumptions by the end of October, according to First Actuarial.
Legal & General has completed a £1.1bn pension buyout for the Vickers Group Pension Scheme which is part of the Rolls-Royce Group.
Professional Pensions is hosting a video webinar on the post-referendum outlook for pension schemes on Wednesday, 23 November, 2016 at 11am.
Nearly one-in-three retirement savers would consider transferring final salary pension benefits to defined contribution schemes, latest research shows.
Jonathan Stapleton looks at research from Llewellyn Consulting, which analyses the impact of DB liabilities on the share price of FTSE100 firms.
Misconceptions about bulk annuities may be hindering schemes from being able to get good deals, according to speakers at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) conference.
The UK's 5,945 defined benefit (DB) schemes have an overall funding ratio of 133% under realistic investment return assumptions, according to First Actuarial.
Cardano Group has acquired covenant specialist Lincoln Pensions in a deal that will enable the firms to provide integrated risk services to pension schemes and sponsors.
The ICI Pension Fund has revealed it completed another two buy-ins worth almost £1bn in September with two major insurers.
Aon Hewitt has combined its liability management and risk settlement teams in response to increased pension scheme demand to accelerate their journey to buyout.
Closed book consolidator Phoenix is to acquire Abbey Life from Deutsche Bank for £935m.
The trustee of soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr's defined benefit scheme has insured 50% of its total pensioner liabilities through Canada Life.
As the issue of DB deficits continues to cause headaches, Charlotte Moore looks at how they can be dealt with.
With demand for bulk annuities predicted to reach £350bn by 2026, supply may not be able to keep up, which could push up pricing. Kristian Brunt-Seymour looks at whether it is an issue and what it means for schemes.
Defined benefit scheme (DB) trustees and sponsors need to think more about how factors such as vaping and obesity will affect longevity risk, according to Mercer.
Legal & General's (L&G) pension risk transfer business has hired Frankie Borrell from Partnership.