Paul Traynor says UK schemes can learn a lot from the overseas experience of scheme consolidation
Overseas pension funds have benefited from scale for years, enjoying lower operating costs and higher levels of infrastructure investment. Today UK local government schemes are seeing the benefits of...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. Here are the April 2021 estimates on the various measures…
Defined benefit (DB) savers may be accumulating too much in pension savings too soon, taking away from other financial priorities and choices, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
All signs point to imminent and substantial growth in consolidation, according to a range of speakers across the industry, including TPR, at the recent Professional Pensions DB Consolidation Conference.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have launched a joint consultation on the proposals to update the asset information collected from defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed several changes to its actuarial assumptions under various bases as part of a regular review, broadly improving the lifeboat fund’s view of scheme funding.