Trustees and their advisers can do little to plug deficits of defined benefit (DB) schemes in the face of market forces which are beyond their control, says Andrew Warwick-Thompson.
Speaking at the launch of the tenth edition of the Pension Protection Fund's Purple Book, The Pensions Regulator's executive director for regulatory policy said volatility was a fact of life. Divergence...
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The 4% rule of thumb often used to define a sustainable approach for drawdown in retirement is no longer fit for purpose due to prevailing and sustained market conditions, says Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Pension scheme members could be owed as much as £25,000 in back payments from GMP equalisation, according to research by XPS Pensions.
Pension schemes have been “shoehorned” into valuing liabilities against gilts, creating a “herd mentality” that does not reflect scheme funding accurately, says PwC.
As over 1,000 DB schemes seek to agree a valuation amid the crisis, Hope William-Smith looks at the considerations.