Professional Pensions | 19 Jan 2015 | 13:03 |
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).
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
Richard Smith has been appointed consulting actuary by Spence and Partners.
Professional Pensions | 02 Dec 2014 | 10:45 |
Deficits of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have worsened year on year as a result of critically low bond yields, according to JLT Employee Benefits’ monthly index.
Professional Pensions | 01 Dec 2014 | 13:58 |
Coca-Cola HBC, Whitbread and GKN are among the ten FTSE 100 pension schemes with the worst funding levels, according to a report.
Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 13:17 |
There has been a steady decline in the proportion of FTSE 100 companies offering defined contribution (DC) trust-based schemes, according to Towers Watson.
Professional Pensions | 24 Sep 2014 | 13:16 |
A shift towards collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes is “unlikely” as the trend towards defined contribution (DC) plans continues, LCP says.
Professional Pensions | 06 Aug 2014 | 09:23
Average IAS19 discount rates used by FTSE100 companies to calculate pensions deficits have risen for the first time in five years.
Professional Pensions | 23 Jun 2014 | 12:53 |
A FTSE100 firm has become the first company to use a surety bond as part of its scheme funding strategy after securing a £400m transaction, says Aon Hewitt.
Professional Pensions | 09 Jun 2014 | 13:35 |
The newly privatised Royal Mail has the best funded scheme on the FTSE 100 according to research from JLT.
Professional Pensions | 01 May 2014 | 13:01 |
Global firms may be underestimating their defined benefit (DB) liabilities by “tens of billions of euros” because of differing longevity across the countries in which they operate, LCP warns.
Professional Pensions | 20 Feb 2014 | 11:34 |
Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving in the United States and the day retailers have traditionally offered promotional sales to kick off the Christmas shopping season.
Professional Pensions | 05 Dec 2013 | 07:00 |
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