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.
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…
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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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).
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) allegedly obstructed a whistleblower as she tried to discover the true value of the deficit in its defined benefit (DB) section, according to reports.
The John Lewis Partnership has announced plans to close the defined benefit (DB) section of its combined pension scheme.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee (WPC) has called on the FCA to explore the case for setting an upper limit for the amount of a DB transfer fee that can be received via contingent charging.
The government's proposed framework could hamper good corporate deals, which could affect the sustainability of DB sponsoring employers, writes Stephanie Baxter
There will be "ups and downs" for employers in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) as it carries out its 2019 valuation against the backdrop of the cost cap suspension and the McCloud judgment.