The defined benefit (DB) pension schemes of Lloyds Banking Group saw their combined accounting surplus grow by £954m over the first six months of 2018.
The improvement was largely driven by a significant reduction in scheme liabilities, but also aided by £317m of employer contributions and a £908m re-measurement gains, the company said in its half-year...
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…
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.
It will take too long to save into defined contribution (DC) pensions to keep retirement savings steady and offset the loss of defined benefit (DB) income, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).