Regulations from the government set out plans to remove protections for UK DB schemes hit by an EU employer insolvency. James Phillips explores the details.
Paul McGlone says let's start with the basics, re-unite members with their DB schemes, and provide some very basic information
MPs have written to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) about its engagement with the Railways Pension Scheme (RPS) amid concerns over the scheme's future funding.
Just under two-thirds of trustees have taken action to prepare for the impact of any Brexit outcome on their sponsor covenant and investments, Hymans Robertson research finds.
The Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS) will be given £940m of government funding in an aim to ensure it remains "among the most generous in the country".
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published its first three-year strategic plan in a bid to provide more thematic and transparent thinking about its longer-term thinking.
Debenhams' defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will be "carrying on as usual" despite the department store chain falling into administration, the trustees have confirmed.
The challenges for small pension funds to buy out their liabilities are well-known. A solution has emerged and is set to become popular across the DB universe, writes Stephanie Baxter
Nearly 2,500 DB schemes are now using LDI to hedge their liabilities, XPS Pensions finds. James Phillips looks at the increased use of the product over 2018.
The government has set out initial thoughts on the criteria for DB master trusts to be accredited. James Phillips looks at the details
John Gray predicts teething problems ahead and says regulation will result in a cultural shock for some schemes
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has begun issuing top-ups to the benefits of members affected by the compensation cap after last year's landmark court ruling.
A historic bid to equalise normal pension ages (NPAs) in the Safeway Pension Scheme should be quashed, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has been advised.
A revised funding code for defined benefit (DB) schemes could have a £100bn impact on pension schemes and employers when published, KPMG analysis has found.
At the recent Risk Reduction Forum, hosted by Professional Pensions, Schroders' Hannah Simons discussed how cashflow driven investment can provide greater confidence of achieving a strategic goal
UTV - the Ulster-based subsidiary of ITV - is planning to close its pension scheme to future accrual in a move it says is necessary to be fair to all employees.
Rory Murphy says a bona fide mediation process could provide valuable evidence of reasonableness for trustee and employer alike
The cost of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) has been revised down by around £7bn, nearly half that of an initial £15bn estimate.
Three in five trustees have not heard of Clara Pensions, one of two defined benefit (DB) consolidators to have launched since last year's government white paper.
Concern about the potential impact on employer covenants has been rated the top risk for defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to a PTL survey.
Kerrin Rosenberg says DB schemes can't afford to suffer lousy returns over the short term and make it all back in 10 to 15 years' time, because many of the assets will be gone.
Interserve's numerous defined benefit (DB) schemes have retained a sponsor link after the company entered into administration and was sold.
The combined funding level of the UK's 5,450 defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by 90 basis points (bps) over February, latest Pension Protection Fund (PPF) data shows.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will not conduct any further investigation into Johnston Press after its defined benefit (DB) scheme was pushed into Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment last year.