Only 11 companies in the FTSE 250 provide defined benefit (DB) pensions for a significant number of employees, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Raj Mody says we need to take a different approach to tackling the crisis in pensions.
De-risking is actually "de-returning", Woodford Investment Management has said in a damning attack on low-risk investment strategies.
House builder Persimmon's defined benefit (DB) scheme has fallen into a funding deficit after liabilities climbed £73.4m in twelve months.
As deficits continue to grow Con Keating urges schemes to think carefully about what they do next.
Demand for buy-ins is set to triple over the next decade as more defined benefit (DB) schemes look to offload their liabilities to insurers.
Deferred members dominate the DB universe but the high cost of insuring them makes bulk annuities out of reach for many schemes, even more so since the introduction of Solvency II. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores what schemes can do.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published its latest restructuring principles and guidance for insolvency professionals.
Structural imbalances in the gilts market have worsened since the central bank's QE programme faced major setbacks. Supply is squeezed and prices are distorted, pushing down yields yet again. Stephanie Baxter asks if we should be worried.
The combined defined benefit (DB) deficit has reached another all-time high on the back of further gilt yield falls following setbacks in the central bank's bond buying programme.
The British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) trustee has shown the government "compelling evidence", arguing it can pay modified benefits indefinitely on a low risk basis outside the lifeboat fund.
Scottish Power has completed a longevity swap with Abbey Life to hedge £1bn of liabilities, covering 4,000 pensioners in the Manweb section of the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme.
As deficits soared following the Bank of England's rate cut and stimulus package, the future for DB looks even more challenging. A major re-think is needed to avert a pensions crisis, writes Stephanie Baxter
Amec Foster Wheeler has merged its two main defined benefit (DB) schemes into a defined contribution (DC) arrangement after closing the biggest fund to future accrual.
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes could have access to much-needed cash flow through a short-term equivalent of a buy-in service, according to PwC.
Defined benefit (DB) deficits at FTSE350 companies have swelled by £34bn since 2010 despite £15bn being paid into them annually.
Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) defined benefit (DB) pension scheme has reached 120% funding after the bank made a big cash payment to plug its deficit hole.
BBA Aviation has revealed it has closed its UK defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual, following a consultation with members.
Trinity Mirror Group's defined benefit (DB) pension deficit has increased by £120.8m to £426m in the past six months, driven by a fall in long-term interest rates.
The Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) service will close to new applications from pension funds on 1 September.
Total deficits of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes have reached an all-time high for the sixth month in a row, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
The Pension Protection Fund has announced the changes it will consider making to the Experian insolvency model for the 2018/19 levy ahead of the formal consultation.
The industry has come up with various ways to solve the numerous challenges faced by DB schemes. Kristian Brunt-Seymour examines responses to the DB Taskforce's call for evidence.
Aegon has agreed an annuity referral partnership with Legal & General (L&G) as part of the insurer's plans to stop writing all new annuities in the fourth quarter.