Defined benefit (DB) schemes had an aggregate deficit of £200bn on a gilts plus measure at the end of May, according to PwC.
The consultancy's Skyval index said the UK's circa 5,800 DB schemes had combined liabilities of £1.8trn, and assets of £1.6trn, resulting in a funding level of 88.9%. Although the deficit value is unchanged...
An “early warning” tool has been launched by Hymans Robertson to help defined benefit (DB) schemes understand which potential regulatory approach will be more suitable for their current funding strategy.
HM Treasury has announced it will resume the cost control mechanism for public sector pension schemes, noting the concern that the 18-month suspension has caused.
The economic crisis caused by Covid-19 has reinforced The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) view that its defined benefit (DB) funding principles are “right”, says David Fairs.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds must carry out assessments urgently to understand the impact of the McCloud judgment, says Aon.
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…