In this week's Pensions Buzz, we wanted to know whether defined benefit (DB) schemes with recovery plans over 10 years should have to explain, and if the regulator should create a pool of 'super trustees' that can be parachuted into schemes to fix problems when they arise.
The 102 industry professionals also answered questions on whether DB consolidation vehicles should be subject to a special levy if they are deemed eligible for entry into the Pension Protection Fund, and...
ITV has submitted a £31m offer to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for the Box Clever Pension Scheme after being forced to set out how it would financially support the scheme following a lengthy court process.
In the first feature of a three-part series, Iain Clacher and Con Keating look back at the UK’s defined benefit universe, exploring why the schemes were set up, how they have changed, and the case for their creation.
Patrick Foster draws on his experience supporting trustees through insolvency events to set out what trustees need to prepare for.
The majority of defined benefit (DB) schemes have taken no material action to change their investment strategy or journey plan during the coronavirus pandemic, say Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the July 2020 estimates on the various measures…