Trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS) will not make a firm decision on whether to appeal the Court of Appeal's judgment on discretionary increase payments until September.
The level of interest rate hedging increased to £29.5bn of liabilities in the second quarter as pension funds continued to de-risk, according to BMO Global Asset Management's research.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on changes to the actuarial assumptions it uses in valuations in a bid to better reflect the bulk annuity market, with schemes set to move into surplus on aggregate.
Private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes were 96.3% funded on a Pension Protection Fund (PPF) compensation basis at the end of July, according to the lifeboat fund's monthly index.
The overall surplus of Santander's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme has risen by £595m to almost £800m since the end of 2017.
Pension transfer values remained stable throughout July, with the index finishing the month where it started, according to XPS Pension Group's transfer value index (TVI).
House of Fraser's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme is expected to enter Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment, but may be able to buy out benefits with an insurer.
Defined benefit (DB) pension funds are increasingly under pressure to put in place dividend-sharing mechanisms as the regulator seeks to address the disparity with deficit contributions.
Pension deficits at the UK's 350 largest listed companies fell by £27bn over the 18 months to June on an accounting basis, according to Barnett Waddingham.
The University of Manchester is consulting on closing its non-academic staff final salary fund to future accrual and enrolling new recruits into a defined contribution (DC) scheme.
An individual transferring a £230,000 defined benefit (DB) pension could lose up to seven years of retirement income if they draw a fixed sum of £10,000 a year, according to XPS Pensions Group research.
Pension Protection Fund (PPF) levy-payers and claimants could be in line to benefit from a surplus in the lifeboat fund if it hits its long-term self-sufficiency target.
Brunel Pension Partnership has selected MSCI to provide benchmark data for £10bn of its equity allocation.
Schemes in the Netherlands saw investment costs fall by more than a third in just one year under its compulsory cost reporting framework, according to research. Stephanie Baxter explores the data and speaks to a Dutch scheme CIO
Margaret Snowdon says there are three ways to protect members from making bad decisions
Yesterday's increase in the Bank of England's (BoE) base rate will not have an immediate significant impact on defined benefit (DB) scheme funding but schemes should reconsider their investment allocation, industry commentators have said.
The combined pension deficit of FTSE 350 companies grew by £3bn to £32bn over July, according to Mercer's monthly funding tracker.
Members of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS) have written to trustees demanding a meeting over why they have not yet decided whether to appeal the recent Court of Appeal judgment, PP can reveal.
Two-thirds of FTSE 100 DB schemes invest more than 50% of assets in bonds to tackle investment mismatching, according to JLT research. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look
The defined benefit (DB) pension schemes of Lloyds Banking Group saw their combined accounting surplus grow by £954m over the first six months of 2018.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes at the UK's 100 largest listed companies had a £3bn accounting surplus at the end of July, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Since January, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has sent letters on 12 occasions to trustees about defined benefit (DB) transfer activity.
Centrica has announced the funding hole across its pension schemes fell by 97% to £29m at the end of June 2018.
Coats Group has recorded a narrow defined benefit (DB) surplus of $1m (£0.8m) across its three UK schemes.