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The Court of Appeal has dismissed ITV's appeal against a financial support direction (FSD) issued by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a long-running case over the Box Clever Pension Scheme.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the May 2019 estimates on the various measures…
The FCA will carry out further work on defined benefit (DB) transfers after it revealed "concerning and disappointing" findings from its marketwide data gathering exercise.
UK defined benefit (DB) schemes have increasingly undertaken benefit reviews over the last four years resulting in an acceleration of scheme closures, Aon research finds.
Contributions are no longer sufficient to meet regular payments for three-quarters of small- to medium- sized defined benefit (DB) schemes, Buck analysis finds.
There has been a significant increase in the number of 'red flags' reported on pension transfers in the last 12 months by the XPS Pensions Group, which it said leaves millions of pounds at risk.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are facing fresh challenges around dividends and de-risking as they reach fully-funded status, according to Aon.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents rejected James Brokenshire's suggestion that savers should be able to use their pensions to fund deposits for house purchases.
Workplace pensions look more like individual savings pots as too much risk is loaded onto members, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) director Paul Johnson warns.
Arcadia has postponed votes on its seven company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposals in order to "conduct further dialogue with a few landlords" in a bid to save the business from collapse.
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Liabilities slashed by £1.2bn
Matthew Harrison looks at what the forthcoming defined benefit funding code of practice means for pension schemes
Sir Philip Green has agreed with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to plunge an additional £25m into Arcadia's pension funds, paving the way for a restructure of his empire.
Coventry Building Society has transferred its £220m defined benefit (DB) scheme to TPT Retirement Solutions' DB master trust.
Senior NHS clinicians could be offered an option to halve their pension contributions in exchange for also halving the rate of pension growth.
De La Rue's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme gained £80.5m after swapping the index used to revalue benefits, but lost £0.5m to rectify discrepancies identified in the scheme's rules.
Arcadia's two defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have been offered an extra £185m of security over property by Sir Philip Green in the event that it is needed in the future.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the April 2019 estimates on the various measures…
The trustees of the beleaguered industry-wide Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Industry Pension Scheme have confirmed it will close to accrual in June.
Mothercare's two schemes gained £1.6m after a pension increase exchange (PIE) exercise, one year after a company voluntary agreement (CVA) stopped the schemes entering the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
The Royal Mail Defined Benefit Cash Balance Scheme (DBCBS) has ended its first full-year with a £9m actuarial surplus, the company says.
Potential changes to accounting standards and increased pressure on companies to accelerate contributions could worsen FTSE 100 scheme funding by up to £100bn, according to Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP).