Towards the end of January, the government called for evidence on adjusting discount rates, as it promised in the Autumn Statement last year.
An adjustment has been debated for some time, with the National Association of Pension Funds and the Confederation of British Industry calling for discount rates changes in order to protect their members....
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is expected to submit its 2018 valuation to The Pensions Regulator in the coming days, despite admitting it is “pushing their limits” in terms of acceptable risk.
Growing market volatility could adversely affect defined benefit (DB) schemes nearing buyout over the next five years, Barnett Waddingham says.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the August 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Almost all UK defined benefit (DB) schemes (92%) have set clear long-term funding targets, with most focused on buyout or self-sufficiency, according to Aon.
Melrose Industries has separated one of GKN's two defined benefit (DB) schemes into four sections allocated to the aerospace and automotive segments of the business, according to its half year results.