The government has been accused of "dragging its heels" on pensions equality after ruling out amending the law to provide for higher survivor benefits for widowers.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has appointed Mike Ridley as head of restructuring and published a further guidance note for schemes facing insolvency events.
The introduction of long-term funding targets for defined benefit (DB) schemes could create an accounting gap of £260bn between the liabilities reported by companies and schemes, XPS Pensions has warned.
The journey to endgame for defined benefit (DB) schemes can be just as important on focusing on long-term funding targets, according to Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP).
Schemes need to get in place a "robust hedging strategy" to mitigate the impact of sudden falls in gilt yields, Buck has said.
Over half (55%) of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes could buyout with an insurer within the next 10 years, according to Barnett Waddingham.
Universities across the country are on alert for fresh strike action as the University and College Union (UCU) prepares to ballot members.
The government must find an additional £4bn of annual funding for public service pensions after it was denied leave to appeal a case concerning age discrimination.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has written to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) over its influence on the Universities Superannuation Scheme's (USS) 2017 valuation.
Cases such as The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) recent negotiations with Arcadia are at the top of the watchdog's agenda, its chief executive has told MPs.
RiskFirst and Insight Investment have partnered to provide improved fund modelling and analytics to the defined benefit (DB) pension schemes market.
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.
AE has had 'truly staggering' impact
Liabilities slashed by £1.2bn
Matthew Harrison looks at what the forthcoming defined benefit funding code of practice means for pension schemes