The aggregate deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes fell by £27.4bn during January, almost eliminating the growth seen in December.
The shortfall fell to £196.5bn while the funding ratio improved from 86.8% to 88.2% over the first month of 2017, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) 7800 index. Assets fell slightly over...
Helen Morrissey looks at pension schemes' experience of investing in the property market during 2016 and asks what they can expect during 2017
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed ways to improve the defined benefit (DB) system in its long-awaited consultation paper.
There could be a case to suspend indexation for schemes which are underfunded and where sponsors are in stress, the government has said.
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has launched a global marketplace in a bid to make the investment management industry more efficient and substantially cut scheme costs.