Professional Pensions | 27 Aug 2015 | 11:56
Natasha Browne examines how August's stock market turmoil affects UK pension schemes
The ‘Black Monday’ stock market crash drove the value of defined benefit (DB) pension scheme deficits up by as much as £30bn in a single day, according to analysis.
Professional Pensions | 25 Aug 2015 | 12:07 |
The FTSE 100 index has plummeted 14% from its peak of almost 7,000 in February to 5,996 as fears over Chinese stocks took hold.
Professional Pensions | 24 Aug 2015 | 12:52 |
The UK’s biggest companies cut contributions to defined benefit pensions by 15% last year, according to research from LCP.
Professional Pensions | 12 Aug 2015 | 09:30 |
The rate of DB decline in the FTSE100 appears to be accelerating according to a recent KPMG report. However, Helen Morrissey finds this trend leaves employers with important decisions to make.
Professional Pensions | 18 Jun 2015 | 10:00
Could data protection officers reduce the chance of pension scams? Michael Klimes finds out
Professional Pensions | 15 Jun 2015 | 11:14 |
FTSE 100 companies reduced contributions to plug deficits in defined benefit (DB) pension schemes by 23% in the last accounting year, according to research.
Professional Pensions | 05 May 2015 | 12:33 |
Pension deficits of UK companies have risen by £107bn since March 2014, according to research.
Professional Pensions | 01 Apr 2015 | 12:51 |
Pensions are in constant flux but contributions remain stable even if employees are failing to make use of employer matches, Natasha Browne finds
Professional Pensions | 06 Mar 2015 | 15:41
PP looks at the impact of record-breaking share values on scheme funding
Professional Pensions | 03 Mar 2015 | 09:00 |
The proportion of FTSE 100 companies with sizeable defined benefit (DB) schemes has fallen to just over half, according to research from JLT Employee Benefits (JLT).
Professional Pensions | 19 Jan 2015 | 13:03 |
Deficits of workplace defined benefit schemes have risen by 66% since the end of 2013 as a result of plummeting bond yields, according to JLT Employee Benefits’ monthly index.
Professional Pensions | 02 Jan 2015 | 12:16 |
The Royal Mail has been doing pension administration for the past 50 years. It is perhaps this depth of experience that helped it pick up the prize for Best Administration at the 2014 Pension Scheme of the Year Awards. Still, having a committed and dedicated team is at the core of its success, pension operations manager Mike Hitchins (pictured) explains.
Professional Pensions | 23 Dec 2014 | 09:48
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