UK - The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) will give concessions to companies that make cash injections to reduce their pension deficit as part of a raft of changes made to its risk-based levy.
The PPF made a number of alterations to the contentious levy, designed to protect employee pensions in the case of employer insolvency, following the closure of a consultation period. PPF investment and...
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.