UK - HM Treasury has released figures showing contributions paid by UK Government departments and employees to public sector pension schemes are £30bn less than the cost of the new benefits being earned.
Watson Wyatt said the figures showed between 2007/08 and 2010/11, the contributions paid were forecast to be £30bn lower than the accounting value of new benefits built up. John Ball, head of UK defined...
UK - Government plans to cut a subsidy boosting the appeal of solar panel infrastructure investments could scupper scheme plans to use these investments as part of their liability matching strategies, fund managers say.
UK - Aegon is to close its defined benefit pension scheme to future accrual in March 2013 as part of its restructure and cost saving programme.
UK - The Pension Protection Fund has published its annual report - revealing a surplus of £678m ($1.1bn) at 31 March.
UK - Schemes looking to maximise returns in a low interest rate environment must work closely with investment banks to boost member outcomes, Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond says.
UK -More than 40% of firms have closed or are in the process of closing their defined benefit pension schemes, latest research from Aon Hewitt shows.