Professional Pensions | 23 Jun 2014 | 12:53 |
Average IAS19 discount rates used by FTSE100 companies to calculate pensions deficits have risen for the first time in five years.
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 |
Asset-backed contribution structures (ABCs) are increasingly being used to fund smaller deficits, according to research from Deloitte.
Professional Pensions | 25 Nov 2013 | 13:45 |
Insurance companies in the FTSE100 have some of the best defined benefit (DB) scheme funding levels as a result of Solvency II, research from JLT Employee Benefits (JLTEB) shows.
Professional Pensions | 04 Nov 2013 | 11:52 |
ShareAction is urging investors to tackle FTSE100 companies who do not pay a living wage to their employees.
Professional Pensions | 04 Nov 2013 | 10:52 |
The average accrued FTSE 100 directors' pension pot is worth 25 times the average employee occupational pension according to a survey by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) published today.
Professional Pensions | 05 Sep 2013 | 11:44 |
Deficits in the private sector rose in August with smaller-cap listed and unlisted firms mainly to blame, research from JLT Employee Benefits (JLTEB) shows.
Professional Pensions | 02 Sep 2013 | 12:21 |
The aggregate pension deficit of companies on the FTSE100 has hit £43bn, despite strong returns on assets and employer contributions of almost £22bn over the year, says LCP.
Professional Pensions | 06 Aug 2013 | 12:59 |
FTSE350 auditors are to be forced to bid for work every five years under new competition rules; but avoid mandatory rotation.
Professional Pensions | 22 Jul 2013 | 13:40 |
Recent regulatory changes may undermine the concept of pay for performance in banks and insurers and increase risk within businesses, Mercer warns.
Professional Pensions | 19 Jul 2013 | 11:18 |
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