Universities UK (UUK) has proposed ending future accrual of defined benefit (DB) promises and transferring members to the existing defined contribution (DC) plan.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has said it will urge its members to reject BT's proposals for its pension funds, which includes closing the defined benefit (DB) scheme.
The aggregate deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes fell by £8.2bn over October, with 49 schemes moving into surplus, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values stayed fairly steady over October, rising from £230,000 to £231,000 by the end of the month, according to Xafinity.
Builders merchant JT Dove has slashed its forecasted defined benefit (DB) deficit by 11% after completing a medical underwriting study.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published an internal manual on how value-added tax (VAT) should be calculated for defined benefit (DB) occupational pension schemes.
British Airways (BA) has reimbursed the trustees of its Airways Pension Scheme (APS) for nearly £12m in litigation costs over the last two years.
The Bank of England has raised rates for the first time in 10 years on a gradual path towards normalisation. Stephanie Baxter explores whether this will give schemes a reprieve from low yields
The UK's 350 largest listed companies recorded just a £1bn fall in their defined benefit (DB) deficits over the course of October, Mercer's monthly update reveals.
JPMAM's Sorca Kelly-Scholte makes the case for cashflow-driven investing at a time when many schemes are underfunded and need to grow investment returns to meet future liabilities.
The Bank of England's (BoE) decision to increase interest rates for the first time in over a decade has been welcomed by the industry, yet the move will only be "symbolic" for most defined benefit (DB) schemes.
John Gray says the London CIV need a simpler and more representative governance structure
David Weeks says bringing more trustees up to standard through outreach work would be a good first move to tackle the underperforming 'underbelly'
The school of thought that says there is no sustainability problem with defined benefit (DB) schemes is based on assumptions very far off from what actually happened over the past three decades, according to Cardano's chief executive officer.
BT will launch a consultation with members over the future of its defined benefit (DB) scheme "shortly", potentially including plans to close the plan to future accrual.
Follows rising inflation and GDP
The combined funding position of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes improved by £50bn over October, PwC analysis suggests.
The market value of funds for the English and Welsh local government pension schemes (LGPS) reached £259bn at the end of the 2016/17 financial year, official statistics show.
Almost half (47%) of employers say defined benefit (DB) transfer requests exceed 5% of scheme members, an Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) study has found.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has suggested its forthcoming white paper on defined benefit (DB) provision will only show the direction of travel on consolidation, rather give than a definitive answer.
Capita workers will take part in nine days of industrial action after a breakdown in negotiations over the company's future pension provision.
The National Farmers' Union of England and Wales (NFU) Staff Pension Scheme has appointed Russell Investments as fiduciary manager after an open tender.
Some 20% of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes would be at risk of failure if the UK entered another economic downturn, research suggests.
The collective deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes fell 28% over the month according to the Pension Protection Fund's 7800 index.