Defined benefit (DB) pension scheme trustees have been urged to consider the suitability of their funding plans after last week's ‘Black Monday' market shock.
FTSE350 companies have enjoyed a 7% month-on-month decrease in their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme deficits despite recent turmoil in the equity markets, according to Mercer.
There has been a significant rebound in the asset values of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes since this week's ‘Black Monday' stock market turmoil.
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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.
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.
The net new issuance of sterling corporate bonds is set to reach a "woeful" £7bn for 2015, according to JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM).
Royal London has urged the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to increase awareness of the tax implications of cashing out a pension pot at retirement.
The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has ruled in favour of a deferred member of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) who sought early access to her pension.
Jelf Employee Benefits has launched an auto-enrolment (AE) service targeted at businesses with up to 30 staff ahead of staging for the smallest employers.
There are 235,000 more people between the ages of 50 and 64 in work than there was a year ago, according to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Royal London experienced growth of 61% in its drawdown business during the first half of the year amid demand created by the pension freedoms unleashed in April.
The decision to increase public sector employee pension contributions is expected to net the Treasury an extra £2.9bn in 2014-15, according to official figures.
The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has rejected claims that Capita "unreasonably" delayed a pension transfer out of the Travel Automation Systems Retirement Benefits Scheme into a Guernsey-based scheme.
The Smart Pension Master Trust has been renamed autoenrolment.co.uk in a bid to maximise its online presence, according to co-founder Will Wynne.
The Pensions Regular (TPR) has warned small and micro-employers to ensure they know their staging date for auto-enrolment (AE).
The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by ITV over whether The Pensions Regulator (TPR) could expand on its allegations against the media giant in the Box Clever case.
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has appointed Ed Wilson as investment director following a recruitment drive to establish an in-house investment team.
Over a third of large defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will quote members' transfer values on their retirement statements in light of the pension freedoms, according to research.
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Top stories this week include the Pensions Ombudsman's dismissal of a GMP equalisation claim; the MIRA Retirement Benefits Scheme's £70m buyout; and Newham Council's proposal for an asset-backed contribution structure.
Mercer head of UK investments Patrick Race has stepped down after four years in the position.
The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has instructed the Kodak pension scheme to make up the financial losses suffered by a member in a delayed transfer request.
PwC has made four promotions within its pensions and investment team.
Honeywell International will take on the bulk of Melrose Industries' defined benefit (DB) pension schemes with the £3.3bn acquisition of its Elster business.
There has been a significant improvement in industry confidence in The Pensions Regulator (TPR) over the past five years, according to research.
Julianne Moore has taken on the role of a US police officer who fought for equal pension rights for same-sex couples, in a Hollywood blockbuster due to be released later this year.
Former pensions minister Steve Webb is on the verge of joining Royal London, a company which last year criticised his charge cap policy as "headline-grabbing", according to reports.
The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has thrown out a complaint against the administrator of the Campden RA Pension Scheme over concerns that it miscalculated a member's deferred pension.
The number of face-to-face and over-the-phone guidance sessions provided by the government-backed service Pension wise has reached almost 18,000 since its launch in April.
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The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) reached a surplus of £3.6bn at the end of March, according to its 2014/15 annual report and accounts.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has upgraded its scorpion campaign in a bid to protect people from pension scams.
Concerns remain over the viability of smaller providers
The London Borough of Brent has appointed Northern Trust to provide global custody, performance measurement and valuation services, to its £650m pension fund.
The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) executive director for defined benefit (DB) Stephen Soper is set to depart for PwC after more than six years at the regulator.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published a list of master trust providers that are open to small employers and meet the master trust assurance framework (MAF).
Seven out of eight of the National Employment Saving Trust's (NEST) investment funds have outperformed their benchmarks since its establishment in 2011.
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There has been a persistent fall in defined benefit (DB) pension scheme deficits over the past quarter, according to official data.
The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has rejected a complaint of maladministration against Prudential after it granted a transfer request into a suspicious pension scheme.
Industry responds to wide-ranging consultation
The government is set to make the guidance guarantee service Pension wise available to all over-50s, documents from the summer Budget showed.
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The government has launched a broad-ranging consultation reviewing pensions tax relief, Chancellor George Osborne has announced.
The Pensions Regulator has published an employer guide on complying with its code of practice for funding defined benefit (DB) schemes, emphasising the importance of a collaborative approach.
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