Deficits in defined benefit (DB) schemes have deteriorated over the last 12 months due to low gilt yields and market volatility over the summer, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
The collective deficit of all private sector DB schemes jumped by £40bn from £207bn in 2014 to £247bn as of 30 September this year, with the funding level falling from 85% to 83%. Concerns about global...
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The outlook for future longevity in the UK has not necessarily worsened as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Aon says.
Mitchells & Butlers has deferred £13m of deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) after tier four Covid restrictions wreaked havoc across the hospitality sector.
British Airways (BA) has deferred deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) totalling £450m following an agreement with trustees after a catastrophic year for the airline industry.
Jump from 554 in 2019