UK - Uniq, the chilled food supplier still 90% owned by its pension scheme, has reported a 47% rise in operating profits to £4.7m ($7.3m)in the first half of the year.
The group also reported a £130m credit to its profit and loss account - which is now £109m in the black - resulting from its pension restructuring. The scheme took control of 90.2% of the firm's shares...
UK - Government plans to cut a subsidy boosting the appeal of solar panel infrastructure investments could scupper scheme plans to use these investments as part of their liability matching strategies, fund managers say.
UK - Aegon is to close its defined benefit pension scheme to future accrual in March 2013 as part of its restructure and cost saving programme.
UK - The Pension Protection Fund has published its annual report - revealing a surplus of £678m ($1.1bn) at 31 March.
UK - Schemes looking to maximise returns in a low interest rate environment must work closely with investment banks to boost member outcomes, Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond says.
UK -More than 40% of firms have closed or are in the process of closing their defined benefit pension schemes, latest research from Aon Hewitt shows.