UK pension schemes are working hard to counter climate risks across investment portfolios, but the assessment of climate risks to sponsor covenant must be a key focus of schemes’ broader risk assessment, says Michael Bushnell.
The pressures heaped on us all by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have galvanised society's understanding of what a global crisis looks and feels like. As a result, globally we are rapidly waking up to the...
Scheme funding in the defined benefit (DB) universe has worsened, but the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) remains confident it can tackle the challenges ahead, it says as it launches its 2020 Purple Book.
Debenhams’ pension schemes are continuing in Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment after administrators failed to rescue the company from collapse.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the November 2020 estimates on the various measures…
The collapse of Sir Philip Green’s retail giant Arcadia must be met with clear solutions and support for its pension scheme, which looks likely to enter Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment, Stephen Timms has said.
Nearly every trustee is confident of the next stage in their scheme’s strategy, despite almost an equal number being forced to consider replacing plans within the prior 12 months, according to research by Barnett Waddingham.