Partial defined benefit (DB) transfers are easier than trustees think and all schemes should offer them, XPS Pensions Group says.
The "all or nothing decision" members are being forced to take while transfer activity "has gone through the roof" is leaving schemes open to numerous risks when partial transfers could be better for all...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the June 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Marian Elliott looks at the three questions trustees should ask to understand the route to endgame.
Close to £10bn was transferred out of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the last quarter of 2019, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
FTSE 350 companies with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have been hit particularly hard by the economic crisis caused by Covid-19, latest research from Barnett Waddingham shows.
Bank of England (BoE) governor Andrew Bailey is understood to have warned against superfund consolidation of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes less than a week after the entities were given the green light by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).