Granting statutory protection to pre-1997 benefits in defined benefit (DB) schemes would be an unfair cost to sponsors and would force even more closures, according to this weeks' Pensions Buzz respondents.
The 120 industry commentators also answered questions on the performance and remit of independent governance committees, whether new disclosure rules would improve clarity for members, and if schemes should...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. Here are the April 2021 estimates on the various measures…
Defined benefit (DB) savers may be accumulating too much in pension savings too soon, taking away from other financial priorities and choices, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
All signs point to imminent and substantial growth in consolidation, according to a range of speakers across the industry, including TPR, at the recent Professional Pensions DB Consolidation Conference.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have launched a joint consultation on the proposals to update the asset information collected from defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed several changes to its actuarial assumptions under various bases as part of a regular review, broadly improving the lifeboat fund’s view of scheme funding.